The scenario revealed itself during a conference styled “Safe Migration and Pr Read More
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Around 90 percent of five lakh Bangladeshi male workers had to pay two to three times the usual migration cost last year to obtain work visas for seven countries, including five in the Middle East.
They also paid bribes at different stages at the Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment Ministry and the Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training (BMET) for visa approval to go Read More
Around 1,500 Bangladeshi migrant workers at a construction firm in Saudi Arabia have been allegedly suffering from food shortages.
The company is not paying workers' wages for months. Rather, it is firing employees, a report run by BBC Bangla Service said yesterday.
“We are now getting food once a day. Some Indian companies are helping their nationals. The Bangladeshis Read More
Qatar's government has agreed on increasing the salary of Bangladeshi domestic helps working there to 1,200 riyals from the existing 900 riyals.
The matter was decided on Thursday at a joint working group meeting between the two countries at the capital's Prabasi Kalyan Bhaban.
Brigadier Mohammed Ahmed M Al Atiq Al Dossary, additional director general of passport department Read More
Police must investigate reports by medical staff that the 10-year-old child who died at Dhaka Medical College after reportedly setting herself on fire, had said she wanted to kill herself because she could no longer bear being abused by her employers.Read More
IN 2015, we witnessed the ghastly experiences of thousands of Bangladeshi migrants, rescued from the death traps set by the human traffickers in the Bay of Bengal. After the rescue of thousands of trafficking victims and the discovery of corpses of ill-fated Bangladeshis and Rohingya people in Thailand and Malaysia, the issue finally drew the attention of the national and international meRead More