Bangladeshi migrant workers

2 Bangladeshi women likely among 11 dead in Maldives fire

At least 10 people were killed including a Bangladeshi national and several others were injured Thursday (November 10, 2022) when a fire swept through cramped lodgings of foreign workers in the Maldives capital Male, the fire service said.

November 23, 2022
November 23, 2022

5 things to know for Nov 23: BNP vs Awami League, World Cup, and more

It’s a great day for Saudi Arabians — a public holiday declared after their shocking victory yesterday. Argentina’s die-hard fans in Bangladesh are still recovering from the injured pride. Some fans like Zayed Khan remain hopeful that Messi and his team will bounce back. If you’re struggling to be optimistic, then perhaps taking a look at some of the World Cup’s greatest upset here, will make you feel better. And here’s everything else you need to know today.

November 10, 2022
November 10, 2022
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2 Bangladeshi women likely among 11 dead in Maldives fire

At least 10 people were killed including a Bangladeshi national and several others were injured Thursday (November 10, 2022) when a fire swept through cramped lodgings of foreign workers in the Maldives capital Male, the fire service said.

August 22, 2022
August 22, 2022

Govt plans to send 8.10 lakh workers abroad in 2022-23

The government has worked out a plan to send 8.10 lakh Bangladeshi workers abroad and provide skills development training to 5.20 lakh in the current fiscal year (2022-23).

August 16, 2022
August 16, 2022

Romania labour market opening up

Romania has emerged as a destination for Bangladeshi migrant workers.

July 14, 2022
July 14, 2022

Bangladeshi workers struggling amidst economic crisis in Lebanon

Bangladeshi migrant workers continued to face financial hardship in Lebanon, while many found it difficult to remit money home after making ends meet, due to a prolonged economic crisis there.

June 22, 2022
June 22, 2022

Why only 25 agencies allowed to hire migrant workers for Malaysia?

Bangaldeshi migrant workers haven’t been able to go to Kuala Lumpur due to allegations of irregularities. After so many years, the possibility of immigration is opening up again, but why is the process being questioned over same allegations?

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

Why only 25 Bangladeshi agencies allowed

A Malaysian MP and two migrant rights bodies have urged Human Resources Minister M Saravanan to explain his decision for allowing only 25 Bangladeshi agencies to recruit workers for Malaysia, reported Malaysian daily Malay Mail yesterday. 

June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022

Recruiting workers: Malaysian minister asked why only 25 Bangladeshi agencies allowed

A Malaysian MP and two migrant rights bodies have asked the southeast Asian country’s Human Resources Minister M Saravanan to explain his decision to allow only 25 Bangladeshi agencies to recruit workers for Malaysia, daily Malay Mail reported today.

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

Demand for Bangladeshi workers not high: Malaysian Minister

The demand for Bangladeshi workers is not as high as it used to be as some sectors have turned to other nationalities for their manpower needs, says Malaysian Human Resources Minister M Saravanan.

May 16, 2022
May 16, 2022

Remittance may look up: Outward flow of migrant workers hits 4-year high

Nearly 8 lakh migrant workers went abroad in the first 10 months of the current fiscal year, comfortably exceeding the numbers a year ago, a development that bodes well for Bangladesh as it could pave the way for higher remittance earnings.