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    Multilateral approaches under GCM needed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:29am on November 21, 2018

    Civil society members, migrant rights campaigners and senior officials of the government Tuesday laid emphasis on protection of migrants through multilateral approaches under Global Compact...

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    Pope says world mustn’t turn a blind eye to migrants, poor

    Reuters . Vatican City | Updated at 12:00am on November 19, 2018

    Pope Francis criticised rising wealth inequality and the treatment of migrants on Sunday, saying the world should not ignore those ‘tossed by the waves of...

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    12 Asian nations adopt Kathmandu Declaration

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan on return from Kathmandu | Updated at 12:33am on November 18, 2018

    The sixth Ministerial Consultation of the 12-nation Colombo Process ended in Kathmandu Friday adopting a 27-point declaration with a call to the member states to...

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    Thousands protest over Italy’s anti-migrant decree

    Agence-France-Presse. Rome | Updated at 01:03am on November 12, 2018

    Several thousand protesters rallied in Rome on Saturday to protest against what they criticised as unfair anti-migrant policies promoted by far-right interior minister Matteo Salvini....

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    Bangladeshis migrate to 165 countries for jobs

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 11:51pm on November 05, 2018

    Though Bangladeshi workers migrate to 165 countries for jobs, Bangladesh signed bilateral agreements with only two countries, MOU with 11 and MOC with one. Absence...

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    Experts for mainstreaming vocational edn, language skills

    Md OwasimUddin Bhuyan | Updated at 02:22am on November 02, 2018

    Vocational and technical educations should be merged with the country’s mainstream education up to the secondary level classes to help groom skilled manpower for jobs...

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    Migration of skilled labour stressed

    | Updated at 02:21am on November 02, 2018

    A cross-section of people share their views on labour migration with New Age Staff Correspondent Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan ASM Ali AshrafAssociate professor of International...

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    Khondaker Golam Moazzem for country-specific skills dev

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 02:12am on November 02, 2018

    Bangladesh needs to standardise country-specific skills training and certification fulfilling requirements of the overseas destinations to get benefitted from skilled labour migration, Centre for Policy...

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    Migration costs to be lowered

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:32pm on October 31, 2018

    The cost of migration for Malaysia-bound Bangladeshi workers would be reduced under proposed workers recruitment process, a joint working group meeting decided on Wednesday.Malaysian recruitment...

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    US-bound migrants enter Guatemala

    Reuters . El Salvador | Updated at 01:22am on October 30, 2018

    A new group of migrants bound for the United States set off from El Salvador and crossed into Guatemala on Sunday, following thousands of other...