Bangladeshi expatriate

April 13, 2019
April 13, 2019

'It was the community which made history'

In June 2018, at the age of 29, Doly Begum became the first member of the Bangladeshi expatriate community in Canada to be elected

December 10, 2018
December 10, 2018

A new overseas labour market

The Japanese government has pushed through legislation on December 8 that has opened up the labour market for up to 345,000 foreign workers in various sectors.

April 29, 2018
April 29, 2018

Bangladeshi hacked to death in Italy

Some unidentified muggers hacked a Bangladeshi expatriate to death and injured two others in Italy's Milan on Friday.

April 22, 2017
April 22, 2017

2 Bangladeshis killed in Malaysia landslide

Two Bangladeshi workers are buried alive when a landslide hit their living quarters in Malaysia’s Hulu Langat.

March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016

Malaysia recruitment freeze won’t affect deal with Bangladesh

The decision to halt recruitment of new foreign workers will not affect validity of MoU to take 1.5m Bangladeshi workers. Deal is valid for 5 years, says Malaysia minister.

January 30, 2016
January 30, 2016

Kidnapped Bangladeshi rescued in Malaysia

Malaysian police rescue a Bangladeshi expatriate over a week after he is kidnapped by miscreants. Four people are detained in this connection.

January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016

2 Bangladeshis killed in Saudi road crash

Two Bangladeshis have been killed and two others injured in a road accident at Wadi Al Dawasi in Saudi Arabia early Monday.

July 30, 2015
July 30, 2015

Bangladeshi murdered in South Africa

A Bangladeshi expatriate from Noakhali was allegedly murdered in South Africa last Friday, family has claimed.

July 13, 2015
July 13, 2015

Rajon murder accused held in Jeddah

Saudi police detain one Bangladeshi expatriate in connection with the sensational killing of 13-year-old boy Sheikh Md Samiul Alam Rajon.

July 8, 2015
July 8, 2015

The future of remittance flows

While waiting for my connecting flight to Dhaka at Dubai's airport lounge, I came across throngs of fellow Bangladeshi nationals waiting to fly back home.