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18h ago| Remittance

Remittance hits five-month low of $1.87 billion

Remittance hit the lowest in five months due to post Eid hangover and lesser working days in the banking sector than a usual month.

1d ago| Undocumented

Overcrowded Boat in Mediterranean: Bangladeshis among 394 migrants rescued

Two humanitarian rescue ships pulled 394 migrants, including a number of Bangladeshis, from a dangerously overcrowded wooden boat in the Mediterranean yesterday in an operation lasting about six...

1d ago| Migration

Bangladeshis in KSA: 3,437 died in two years

At least 3,437 Bangladeshis died in different parts of Saudi Arabia, where the Bangladesh consulate general in Jeddah has its jurisdictionbetween July 2019 and June 2021.

2w ago| Migration

1,160 Gulf Returnees: They lost Tk 1.8 lakh each in wage, perks amid Covid

At least 1,160 Bangladeshi returnee migrants each incurred an average loss of about $2,119, or Tk 1.8 lakh, in wages and other entitlements in six Gulf countries amid the pandemic, according to a...

‘Set up quality training facilities, explore new markets for migrants’

Experts in an online consultation yesterday said the expatriates’ welfare ministry needs to spend its fiscal budget aptly to enhance overall labour migration situation, especially on quality...

2w ago| Migration

Ami Probashi App Registration - Protect data of migrant workers: speakers

Bangladesh Civil Society for Migrants yesterday urged the government to protect data provided by migrant workers when registering for “Ami Probashi” app, which is a prerequisite for Covid-19...

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

Remittance hits five-month low of $1.87 billion

Remittance hit the lowest in five months due to post Eid hangover and lesser working days in the banking sector than a usual month.

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

Overcrowded Boat in Mediterranean: Bangladeshis among 394 migrants rescued

Two humanitarian rescue ships pulled 394 migrants, including a number of Bangladeshis, from a dangerously overcrowded wooden boat in the Mediterranean yesterday in an operation lasting about six...

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

Bangladeshi Workers in Malaysia: Pandemic puts them in trouble

Abdul Kader Parash lost his income three months ago due to sheer lack of clients at the motor garage he worked for in Kuala Lumpur.

August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

Bangladeshis in KSA: 3,437 died in two years

At least 3,437 Bangladeshis died in different parts of Saudi Arabia, where the Bangladesh consulate general in Jeddah has its jurisdictionbetween July 2019 and June 2021.

August 1, 2021
August 1, 2021

Bangladeshis among 394 migrants rescued from overcrowded boat in the Mediterranean

A total 394 migrants, including Bangladeshis, were rescued from a dangerously overcrowded wooden boat in the Mediterranean overnight on Sunday in an operation lasting about six hours, a Reuters...

August 1, 2021
August 1, 2021

Form platform to address wage theft

Speakers at an online dialogue yesterday said a separate platform should be established by the government so that migrant workers can complain about wage theft that they face in the host countries.

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

Safe migration an urgent need

The government and other stakeholders, including civil society groups, need to focus their efforts on advancing rights-based approaches to prevent exploitation of individuals by trafficking...

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Tk 427cr rehabilitation project approved for 5 lakh returnee migrant workers

According to a government estimate, around five lakh migrant workers lost their jobs and returned to the country in more than a year due to the effects of Covid-19.

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Expat Returnees: Cash assistance, counsel for them

The government is going to give Tk 13,500 and career counselling to 200,000 migrant workers who returned home amid the pandemic.

July 25, 2021
July 25, 2021

Looking for way back

Mustakim Alam quit his job and came home from Kuwait amid the Covid-19 pandemic in May last year after living there for over seven years, working at a printing press.