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2d ago| Manpower fraud

Female returnee workers: Abused there, stigmatised here

Afroza Begum (not her real name) worked for three-and-a-half-years as a domestic help in Saudi Arabia.

Support centre for migrant workers underway: minister

The government has taken initiative to build a “support centre” for migrant workers, said expatriates’ welfare minister Imran Ahmad at a programme yesterday.

1w ago| Undocumented

6 Bangladeshis arrested in India with fake voter IDs

Six Bangladeshi nationals were arrested in West Bengal, India on Friday with fake voter identity cards, multi-purpose Aadhar cards and cards needed for filing income tax returns.

Momen calls for rehabilitating climate migrants

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has called upon major carbon emitting countries to rehabilitate the climate migrants displaced from their homes and traditional jobs due to climate change.

Migrants Going Abroad: Their pleas finally heard

Mohiuddin Belal, an engineer based in UAE, heaved a sigh of relief on August 4 when he heard that his host country had lifted the flight ban from Bangladesh after about three months.

18 Bangladeshi migrants return from Lebanon

A group of 18 Bangladeshi migrants returned home yesterday from Lebanon after the International Organisation for Migration in coordination with governments of the countries facilitated their return. 

October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

Female returnee workers: Abused there, stigmatised here

Afroza Begum (not her real name) worked for three-and-a-half-years as a domestic help in Saudi Arabia.

October 18, 2021
October 18, 2021

Support centre for migrant workers underway: minister

The government has taken initiative to build a “support centre” for migrant workers, said expatriates’ welfare minister Imran Ahmad at a programme yesterday.

October 17, 2021
October 17, 2021

6 Bangladeshis arrested in India with fake voter IDs

Six Bangladeshi nationals were arrested in West Bengal, India on Friday with fake voter identity cards, multi-purpose Aadhar cards and cards needed for filing income tax returns.

October 17, 2021
October 17, 2021

Bangladesh to send more workers to Romania

Romania has decided to recruit around 40,000 foreign workers,  paving the way for Bangladesh to send more workers to the country.

October 16, 2021
October 16, 2021

Four migrants dead, 21 missing off coast of Spain

The bodies of four migrants have been found off southern Spain, the coast guard said yesterday, adding that it was looking for 21 others still missing after their boat sank.

October 12, 2021
October 12, 2021

Migrant Jailed for 20yrs: BD mission files appeal before Saudi court

The Bangladesh mission in Jeddah yesterday filed an appeal before a Saudi court on behalf of Bangladeshi migrant worker Abul Bashar, who was sentenced to 20 years in jail for carrying illegal...

October 8, 2021
October 8, 2021

UAE Visit Visas: Only ‘real’ tourists to fly

Twenty-year-old Md Bijoy has already paid Tk 2 lakh for taking a cleaner’s job in Dubai and has even got a visa to the Gulf emirate.

October 3, 2021
October 3, 2021

Remittance falls to 16-month low

Remittance fell to a 16-month low of $1.72 billion in September, as money transfers through informal channels such as “hundi” might have increased.

October 3, 2021
October 3, 2021

Italian vessel rescues 65 from migrant boat fleeing Libya

An Italian offshore supply vessel on Saturday rescued 65 migrants, including women and children, fleeing Libya to Europe on a crowded, wooden boat.

September 20, 2021
September 20, 2021

EU further relaxes conditions for skilled migration in Europe

The European Union has made “skilled migration” known as the “EU Blue Card” system much easier to attract more skilled migrants from outside of Europe.