150 duped Bangladeshis stranded in KL building

For the last four months, Rafiqul Islam [a pseudonym to protect him from further consequences] has been stuck in an abandoned three-story building in Kuala Lumpur along with 149 others -- all without any work.

10h ago

144 irregular migrants return home from Libya

The government yesterday brought back 144 irregular Bangladeshi migrants from north African country Libya.

4d ago

144 irregular migrants return home from Libya

With this, the total number of returnees rose to 1,390, the foreign ministry said

4d ago

To Europe via Libya: A voyage fraught with peril

An undocumented Bangladeshi migrant worker choosing to enter Europe from Libya, will almost certainly be held captive by armed militias, tortured, and their families extorted for lakhs of taka.

5d ago

MFS transactions grow fourfold in five years

People made Tk 4,100 crore MFS transactions in 2023's December

6d ago

Migrant Workers: Record 4,552 returned home dead last year

Habib Khalasi, a migrant worker from Faridpur’s Bhanga upazila, went to Saudi Arabia in 2019 to turn the wheel of fortune for his poor family. But he returned home in a coffin last year.

1w ago

Bangladeshis in Malaysia: 733workers to get Tk 2.3cr in unpaid wages

733 stranded Bangladeshi workers, who were tricked into coming to Malaysia for non-existent jobs, yesterday successfully claimed more than Tk 2.38 crore (RM 1 million) in unpaid wages from their supposed employers.

2w ago

Justice for stranded Bangladeshi workers in Malaysia

They will receive over Tk 2.3cr in unpaid wages

2w ago

Undocumented foreigners will be sent back home without trial: Malaysia

Undocumented foreigners will be sent back to their home countries without facing further prosecution under the Migration Repatriation programme that commences March 1, said Malaysian Home Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail.

3w ago

Remittance rises in January, highest in seven months

Migrant workers sent home $2.1 billion in January

3w ago

139 irregular migrants return home from Libya

A batch of 139 Bangladeshi irregular migrants today returned home from Libya with the support of the Bangladesh government and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM)

3w ago

50pc migrant workers 'less-skilled': RMMRU

Alongside the 50 percent less-skilled workers, last year 24.77 percent of workers migrated in "skilled," 21.01 percent in "semi-skilled," and 4.14 percent in "professional" categories

3w ago

7 Bangladeshi undocumented workers detained in Malaysia

Seven undocumented Bangladeshi workers were detained in Malaysia today for various immigration offenses, reports The New Straits Times

85 Bangladeshi undocumented migrant workers held in Malaysia: local media

A total of 85 undocumented Bangladeshi workers were detained during separate drives in Malaysia yesterday for various immigration related offenses, according to Malaysian media

Bangladesh, Libya for safe migration, preventing trafficking

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

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

Immediate past state minister for planning Shamsul Alam says

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.

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