Bangladesh migrants

August 27, 2019
August 27, 2019

'Abused' 64 female migrants return from Saudi Arabia

At least 64 Bangladeshi female migrants return home from a shelter home in Saudi Arabia.

June 24, 2019
June 24, 2019

Crossing the Mediterranean: Trip doomed from start

The motorboat used by traffickers for the journey by sea from the coast of Libya to Europe was barely capable of carrying 35 people. Yet, 75 people, including the 64 Bangladeshis, were crammed on board.

July 15, 2017
July 15, 2017

Return of Irregular Migrants: EU presses for speeding up negotiations

The European Union (EU) has warned Bangladesh to conclude negotiations for repatriation of thousands of illegal Bangladeshi

May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016

5 Bangladeshis trapped under debris in Malaysia

At least five Bangladeshi workers are trapped under rubbles after the fourth floor of an under construction building collapsed in Malaysia.

May 6, 2016
May 6, 2016

19 brokers sending Bangladeshis to Libya illegally identified

At least 19 Bangladeshi brokers, who are allegedly cheating and trafficking fellow countrymen into Libya illegally, are identified, say officials at Bangladesh embassy in Tripoli.

March 13, 2016
March 13, 2016

Govt strongly advises against Syria tour

Bangladesh government urges its citizens not to undertake any visit to Syria amid its serious deterioration of security situation.

February 12, 2016
February 12, 2016

Fresh hope for 2 lakh expatriates

More than two lakh undocumented Bangladeshi migrants in Malaysia are set to be regularised, with the legalisation procedure expected to begin next week. The process will go on simultaneously with the recently-agreed recruitment of 1.5 million fresh Bangladeshi workers, said sources in Bangladesh High Commission in Kuala Lumpur.

January 31, 2016
January 31, 2016

10,000 child migrants 'missing'

More than 10,000 migrant children may have disappeared after arriving in Europe over the past two years, the EU's police intelligence unit says.

October 21, 2015
October 21, 2015

Bangladeshi migrants get less for lack of language skill

Bangladesh’s migrant workers toil in foreign lands for longer hours compared to peers from other countries, but they earn much less as they lack skills and face a language barrier, depriving themselves of a better future and the country of remittance.