migrant workers

Migrating to a life of unemployment

End the exploitation, hold those responsible to account

Policy actions can aid reintegration of returnee migrants

The return and reintegration of migrants is an integral part of the migration cycle

Bangladesh must harness the potential of its diaspora

Fostering a conducive environment for expatriate contributions is vital

Relaxed incentive rules send remittance to a four-month high

Migrant workers sent home $1.98 billion in October, a four-month high, as banks stepped up efforts to woo more remittance buoyed by a relaxed central bank rule on incentive, a development that is expected to give some relief to a country reeling under the foreign exchange crisis.

Remittance hits four-month high

Migrant workers sent home $1.98 billion in October

A welcome step to utilise the diaspora

Government must build an effective mechanism to support its policy

Why the fall in remittances?

Take concrete steps to address loopholes in the system

Sold as cyber slaves

For unemployed 25-year-old Foysal Hossain, the job of a receptionist at an overseas institution with a monthly pay package worth around Tk 80,000 was a godsend opportunity.

What is killing our migrant workers abroad?

Bangladeshi authorities must hold destination countries accountable

March 10, 2024
March 10, 2024

Migrating to a life of unemployment

End the exploitation, hold those responsible to account

January 25, 2024
January 25, 2024

Policy actions can aid reintegration of returnee migrants

The return and reintegration of migrants is an integral part of the migration cycle

December 22, 2023
December 22, 2023

Bangladesh must harness the potential of its diaspora

Fostering a conducive environment for expatriate contributions is vital

November 2, 2023
November 2, 2023

Relaxed incentive rules send remittance to a four-month high

Migrant workers sent home $1.98 billion in October, a four-month high, as banks stepped up efforts to woo more remittance buoyed by a relaxed central bank rule on incentive, a development that is expected to give some relief to a country reeling under the foreign exchange crisis.

November 1, 2023
November 1, 2023

Remittance hits four-month high

Migrant workers sent home $1.98 billion in October

July 28, 2023
July 28, 2023

A welcome step to utilise the diaspora

Government must build an effective mechanism to support its policy

March 4, 2023
March 4, 2023

Why the fall in remittances?

Take concrete steps to address loopholes in the system

January 21, 2023
January 21, 2023

Sold as cyber slaves

For unemployed 25-year-old Foysal Hossain, the job of a receptionist at an overseas institution with a monthly pay package worth around Tk 80,000 was a godsend opportunity.

December 19, 2022
December 19, 2022

What is killing our migrant workers abroad?

Bangladeshi authorities must hold destination countries accountable

November 21, 2022
November 21, 2022

Star Digital Desk

Good afternoon. The world cup fever is on. Here are our predictions for today’s games: England 2-1 Iran which you can watch at 7:00 pm Bangladesh time, and Senegal 1-3 Netherlands at 10:00 pm today. In other news, SSC results will come out on November 28. And here’s five other stories to catch-up on.

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