Bangladesh, Libya for safe migration, preventing trafficking

Bangladesh and Libya today discussed key areas of addressing safe and regular migration and preventing human trafficking

1d ago

Bank MDs prefer moving to Canada’s Begum Para after retirement

Immediate past state minister for planning Shamsul Alam says

3d ago

Forex reserves fall after $1.27b ACU payment

Bangladesh’s foreign exchange reserves fell to $20.38 billion yesterday after the central bank settled import bills of two months through the Asian Clearing Union (ACU), a top official said today.

2w ago

Star, BRAC launch ‘Remittance Award’

To honour the contributions of migrant workers to the country’s GDP growth and their role in enriching foreign currency reserves, The Daily Star and BRAC have jointly initiated the “Remittance Award”.

4w ago

140 more Bangladeshi migrants return from Libya

The government today brought back a group of 140 Bangladeshi migrants from Libya.

International Migrants Day: Focus on their skills training

There should be a special focus on enhancing the skills training of prospective migrant workers, said Cabinet Secretary Mahbub Hossain yesterday.

International Migrants Day: Of rights violations and heartbreaks

Despite a surge in labour migration, many Bangladeshi migrant workers encounter challenges in host countries, including job loss due to fraud, leading to economic loss and psychological stress.

136 Bangladeshi migrants return from Libya

The government today brought back a group of 136 irregular Bangladeshi migrants from Libya

145 Bangladeshis repatriated from Libya

The government repatriated 398 Bangladeshi irregular migrants from Libya in past nine days with the latest group of 145 migrants reaching the country today

Survey on untimely return of 218 migrants: Deportation, not getting promised job key reasons

Detention and subsequent deportation, unemployment, and violation of employment contract by not providing promised job and wage were among the key reasons behind untimely return of 218 migrants from abroad, found a telephonic survey.

Banks to appreciate taka against US dollar

Banks will buy dollar at Tk 110, sell at Tk 110.5 from Nov 23

'Countries vocal on human rights often silent on migrant workers’ sufferings'

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam today said it was a tragic irony that countries that claim to be vocal on human rights issues internationally often remain "silent or in denial" about transgressions with migrant workers within their own territories

Market has unofficial inter-bank exchange rates now: PRI

The Policy Research Institute of Bangladesh says in a press briefing

11.66 lakh women workers went abroad so far

A total of 11.66 lakh female migrant workers went to different countries so far, Expatriates’ Welfare Minister Imran Ahmad told parliament yesterday.

Repatriation of illegal immigrants: Govt to sign SOP with UK

In reply to a reporter’s query if the SOP will be used to facilitate bringing back BNP’s acting chairman Tarique Rahman, who is living in the UK, the home minister said, "We will try our best"

Remittance hits four-month high

Migrant workers sent home $1.98 billion in October

Oman suspends new visas for Bangladeshis

Oman has suspended the issuance of visas across all categories for Bangladeshis from Tuesday, the Royal Oman Police (ROP) has said

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