Bangladeshi migrant workers

February 8, 2020
February 8, 2020

Economic crisis in Lebanon: job losses, low pay hit expats

Around 1.6 lakh Bangladeshi migrant workers are passing days in uncertainty in crisis-hit Lebanon as most of them have either lost their jobs or remained unpaid over the last few months.

January 20, 2020
January 20, 2020

KSA deported 1,800 in 18 days

Saudi Arabia has sent back over 100 Bangladeshi migrant workers per day in the first 18 days of this month after detaining them on various grounds, according to Brac Migration Programme.

December 11, 2019
December 11, 2019

Govt to introduce insurance schemes for migrant workers

The government will bring Bangladeshi migrant workers under two compulsory insurance schemes of Tk 2 lakh and Tk 5 lakh in a bid to provide financial security to them and their family members.

December 9, 2019
December 9, 2019

Govt to subsidise Tk10,000 for return airfare of illegal migrants in Malaysia

The government decides to give a subsidy of Tk 10,000 per ticket of Biman Bangladesh Airlines on Kuala Lumpur-Dhaka flight to carry undocumented migrant workers under an amnesty programme back for...

November 27, 2019
November 27, 2019

Rescued from a living hell

A Bangladeshi female migrant worker in Saudi Arabia has been rescued by local police after a video clip of her seeking help to escape torture went viral and made headlines.

November 2, 2019
November 2, 2019

75 more Bangladeshi workers deported from Saudi

As many as 75 Bangladeshi migrant workers return home from Saudi Arabia amid a deportation spree of undocumented migrant workers by the Gulf country.

October 11, 2019
October 11, 2019

93 more migrant workers return empty handed

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia sent back 93 more Bangladeshi migrant workers on Wednesday as part of a crackdown on undocumented workers in the kingdom.

October 5, 2019
October 5, 2019

120 more Bangladeshi workers sent back from KSA

Some 120 more Bangladeshi migrant workers have returned home from Saudi Arabia in the face of a crackdown on undocumented workers in the kingdom.

October 5, 2019
October 5, 2019

Crackdown in KSA: 130 more back home

Some 130 more Bangladeshi migrant workers returned home from Saudi Arabia on Thursday night in the face of a crackdown on undocumented workers there.

August 25, 2019
August 25, 2019

Protect migrant workers from middlemen: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked the authorities concerned to be mindful so that the people who have gone abroad to attract good luck do not end up being cheated by middlemen.