Bangladeshi worker in Malaysia

February 24, 2020
February 24, 2020

Family of coronovirus infected Bangladeshi in S'pore to receive $10,000

The Migrant Workers' Centre (MWC) in Singapore is sending a $10,000 donation via telegraphic bank transfer to the family of a 39-year-old Bangladeshi worker who tested positive for the coronavirus on February 8.

October 3, 2018
October 3, 2018

60,000 workers can now go to Malaysia

Some 60,000 Bangladeshis, whose travel to Malaysia became uncertain after the country suspended the online recruitment system on September 1, have been cleared for migration to the Southeast Asian country.

September 26, 2018
September 26, 2018

Labour Hiring in Malaysia: All licensed agencies can now operate

Bangladesh and Malaysia yesterday decided to allow all licensed recruiting agencies of Bangladesh to send workers to the Southeast Asian country, following allegations of a syndicate of 10 agents monopolising labour recruitment since early 2017.

September 19, 2018
September 19, 2018

Immigration Offences: Bangladeshi jailed, fined in Malaysia

A Bangladeshi national was fined RM30,000 and sentenced to 80 months' jail today and two strokes of caning by the Pekan Nanas Immigration Sessions Court in Malaysia after he pleaded guilty to 16 charges under the Immigration Act.

June 30, 2018
June 30, 2018

Worries grow over jobs in Malaysia

Thousands of Bangladeshis are facing risks of arrest and deportation from Malaysia as its rehiring programme, launched two years ago to legalise undocumented workers, ends today.

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.

August 13, 2015
August 13, 2015

Ensure safe recruitment process for Malaysia

It is reassuring to hear from the new Expatriate Welfare Minister Nurul Islam that the government will introduce a disciplined system for sending workers to Malaysia so that no one would be exploited.

June 25, 2015
June 25, 2015

Good news for recruitment agencies!

After a lull of nearly six years, there is talk about resumption of private recruiting agencies supplying expatriate labourers to the Malaysian market.

May 29, 2015
May 29, 2015

Foreign trips galore

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Malaysia are three of the largest destinations for Bangladeshi expatriate workers.

May 24, 2015
May 24, 2015

Bangladeshi crushed to death at Malaysia MRT site

A Bangladeshi worker dies while working in the tunnel portion of the Klang Valley MRT.