20h ago| Travel advisory

Dhaka-HK-Dhaka: Biman to run special flight on August 9

Biman Bangladesh Airlines will operate a special flight on Dhaka-Hong Kong-Dhaka route on August 9.

20h ago| Travel advisory

CAAB writes to India to resume flights

Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) yesterday wrote a letter to Indian authorities concerned, proposing to resume flights with India on various conditions, including Covid-19 vaccination...

20h ago| Migration

Migrants in Malaysia: Over 11,500 returned since Nov

At least 11,510 Bangladeshi migrant workers have been repatriated from Malaysia under a special repatriation programme that began in November last year, Malaysian media reported on Tuesday.

4d ago| Undocumented

Bangladeshis among 394 migrants rescued from overcrowded boat in the Mediterranean

A total 394 migrants, including Bangladeshis, were rescued from a dangerously overcrowded wooden boat in the Mediterranean overnight on Sunday in an operation lasting about six hours, a Reuters...

68 return to Dhaka from Thailand by special flight

Bangladesh Embassy in Bangkok has facilitated repatriation of a group of 68 Bangladeshi, Indian and Thai nationals from Thailand to Bangladesh by a special Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight.

4d ago| Migration

Form platform to address wage theft

Speakers at an online dialogue yesterday said a separate platform should be established by the government so that migrant workers can complain about wage theft that they face in the host countries.

Palestine: religious conflict or a constructed humanitarian crisis?

Gruesome scenes of blood-soaked men, women, children; homes destroyed, evacuated; faces with fear, grief, revolt; missiles raining down on debris -- these overwhelming pictures and videos have once...

1w ago| Migration

Looking for way back

Mustakim Alam quit his job and came home from Kuwait amid the Covid-19 pandemic in May last year after living there for over seven years, working at a printing press.

1w ago| Migration

Bid to Cross The Med: 17 Bangladeshi migrants drown off Tunisia

At least 17 Bangladeshi migrants drowned in a shipwreck off Tunisia as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to Italy from Libya, while more than 380 were rescued by the coastguard, the Tunisian...

1w ago| NRB

Bangladeshi expats apply to Australia parliament to send gift of 50m AstraZeneca shots

Bangladeshi expatriates have applied to the Australia Parliament to send a gift of 50 million AstraZeneca vaccines to the country.

2w ago| Airlines & more

‘Threats by pilots to refrain from extra flights tarnished Biman’s commercial interest’

The national airliner today said threats by pilots of Biman that that they would refrain from flying extra flights if the authorities do not address salary disparity between pilots and other...

3w ago| Inspiration

Hello Kishwar Chowdhury

Bangladeshi-Australian Kishwar Chowdhury Nupur clinched the title of second runner up in the most popular reality show in Australia titled ‘MasterChef Australia’.

3w ago| Embassy & more

Explore ‘Bengal Tiger’ market!

When Harry Verweij arrived as Dutch ambassador three years ago, he had little idea about Bangladesh’s dynamism and thriving businesses. During his tenure, he discovered the immense potential the...