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.
Government must build an effective mechanism to support its policy
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.
Bangladeshi authorities must hold destination countries accountable
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.
Taking selfies from the stands and sitting on the grassy pitch, thousands of migrant workers gathered in a Doha stadium to watch the opening match of the first World Cup in the Middle East.
After winning the rights to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup in 2010, it quickly became clear that Qatar would have to pull a rabbit out of its hat to successfully stage football’s showpiece event. The largest concern at the time was whether players could even perform in the searing summer as the Mi