migrant workers

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 19, 2022
June 19, 2022

Fix the issue of syndication for Malaysian labour market

Why not let all legitimate recruiting agencies send workers there?

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 10, 2022
June 10, 2022

4 Bangladeshis arrested in Malaysia for running fake work-permit agency

Four Bangladeshi men and two of their Malaysian wives were arrested in Malaysia for allegedly posing as a third party of Malaysian immigration department and getting migrant workers fake work permits in exchange of money.

June 3, 2022
June 3, 2022

Malaysian govt will cancel employers' quota if migrant workers' salaries are cut

Malaysian government will cancel the quotas given to employers who cut migrant workers' salaries to cover costs of bringing them into in the country, Human Resource Minister Datuk Seri M Saravanan said.

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

Syndicates in migration: Re-accessing the Malaysian labour market

Is a nexus of a few Bangladeshi recruitment agencies and a powerful segment of the human resources ministry in Malaysia trying to impose unfair and unethical conditions on the long-awaited reopening of the Malaysian labour market?

May 13, 2022
May 13, 2022

Bangladesh 7th highest remittance recipient: World Bank

Bangladesh has retained its position as the recipient of the seventh highest amount of money transferred by migrant workers among 10 top recipient nations in 2021.

May 12, 2022
May 12, 2022

162 Bangladeshi migrants return home from Libya

As many as 162 Bangladeshi migrants – who were in various detention centres in Libya -- have returned home this morning (May 12, 2022).

April 27, 2022
April 27, 2022

‘Consider past factors behind closure of Malaysian market to Bangladeshi workers’

Bangladesh Civil Society for Migrants (BCSM) today called upon both Bangladesh and Malaysia governments to avert repeat of past mistakes including “syndication” that led to closure of the Malaysian market to Bangladeshi workers.

April 22, 2022
April 22, 2022

A platform for systematically abused female migrant workers

It’s high time we started addressing the plight of female migrant workers