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    High migration cost is killing the workers

    State Minister for Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Imran Ahmed yesterday said high migration cost was “killing migrant workers”.

  • Migration Myths vs Economic Facts

    Migration Myths vs Economic Facts

    On December 19, 2018, the United Nations General Assembly voted to adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular

  • Migration fraud

    It's no secret that the path to Bangladesh's success in labour migration is covered in prickles.

  • Getting migration governance right

    Getting migration governance right

    More than 4,300 migrants have died this year trying to reach their destinations. In the Mediterranean Sea alone, 3,200 people have perished, and in the Andaman Sea, just east of the Bay of Bengal, thousands of migrants have been stranded on boats with nowhere to land, or have been held hostage by their traffickers.

  • The Migration Superpowers

    We have entered the age of migration. If all the people who live outside the country of their birth united to form their own – a republic of the rootless – it would be the fifth-largest country in the world, with a population of more than 240 million people.

  • EU delegation arrives in Dhaka

    Amid growing concern over illegal migration to Europe, a high-powered delegation from the European Union has arrived on a three-day visit.

  • Experts caution against anomalies

    The deal signed by Dhaka and Kuala Lumpur yesterday leaves a legacy of controversies and creates chances of corruption and labour exploitation like that during 2007-08, experts and industry insiders have said.

  • From the frying pan to the fire?

    If the last two centuries were of inconclusive and asymmetrical globalisation, the present one deserves to be called the century of migration.

  • Promises to keep in 2016

    If we want to achieve the targets established by the Global Goals for maternal health, child health, and infectious disease, we will have to double R&D funding by 2020.

  • Do you know all the surprising facts about Hummingbirds?

    There are many surprising facts about Hummingbirds you probably do not know about.

  • Closed door policy unhelpful

    East European member countries of the European Union (EU) have effectively scuttled the whole issue of significant Syrian migration to the common market.

  • A Quiet Repose

    Aylan Kurdi, another sweet and innocent child, laid in eternal slumber on a Turkish beach, claimed by the horrendous cruelty, imbecilic greed, and unfathomable excesses of a world gone astray, a world nurtured by those who control it for profit and frolic.

  • 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.

  • 'Migration is the symptom' of despair: UN rights chief

    UN rights chief says the multitude of migration crises facing the world are symptoms of a long line of brutal conflicts and rights violations.

  • The off-course task force

    Taj Mohammad Baloch, a motor mechanic from Karachi town of Lyari, has worked in Oman, Iran and the United Arab Emiraes and speaks highly of his experiences there.

  • Tragedy on the high seas

    It is undeniably true that the unstable political situation in the country, closure of once vibrant industries like jute, textile, steel, aluminum and glass...

  • EU plan to take 20,000 refugees

    The European Commission has unveiled a new blueprint for dealing with the EU's migration crisis, including a controversial plan for national quotas.

  • Migrant deaths renew pressure on EU

    Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi calls for more European Union action on sea migration after the latest deadly capsize of a boat in the Mediterranean.