migrant

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?

July 26, 2022
July 26, 2022

(Not My) Home: Musings of a Reluctant Immigrant

Despite all her flaws, Dhaka is still the home that loves with reckless abandon

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 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.

December 20, 2021
December 20, 2021

Engaging private organisations for sustainable development

The session aimed to identify areas of collaboration amongst stakeholders to create enduring partnership for development and better serve disadvantaged groups through engaging the private sector.

October 28, 2016
October 28, 2016

Sociedad and their social benefits

Football may appear to be a cut-throat business run by multi-billionaires who care about little more than lining their pockets and adopting a revolving door policy when it comes to managerial appointments.

July 16, 2016
July 16, 2016

Bonded labour in Oman?

The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has just released a 68-page report titled “I was sold” that outlines the near-slavery conditions for migrant domestic workers in Oman.

May 29, 2016
May 29, 2016

Shipwrecks off Libyan coast, up to 700 feared dead

At least 700 migrants are feared drowned in a series of shipwrecks off the coast of Libya in the last few days, the UN refugee agency says.

January 4, 2016
January 4, 2016

Toddler becomes first 2016 migrant casualty

A drowned two-year-old boy became the first known migrant casualty of the year on Saturday after the crowded dinghy he was travelling in slammed into rocks off Greece's Agathonisi island, the coastguard said.

December 17, 2015
December 17, 2015

Migrant crisis dominates as EU meets

Germany and several other nations are to discuss with Turkey ways of settling thousands of Syrian refugees ahead of the final EU summit of the year.

October 26, 2015
October 26, 2015

Migrant crisis: Thousands of new reception places agreed

Another 100,000 spaces in refugee welcome centers will be created under a deal agreed by European leaders at an emergency summit in Brussels.