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    Maldives bans Bangladeshi worker recruitments

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:41am on September 20, 2019

    The Maldives has banned worker recruitments from Bangladesh for one year from September 18. It imposed the ban to curb the number of undocumented expatriate...

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    160 Saudi Arabia-expatriate workers return Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:26pm on September 18, 2019

    About 160 Bangladeshi migrant workers, sent back home from Saudi Arabia on Tuesday night amid a crackdown on undocumented workers, said they had been forced...

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    Government must raise migrant labour issues in world forum

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2019

    THE government seems to have failed to work out a comprehensive plan to protect migrant worker rights in destination countries. Migrant workers routinely return home...

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    175 Bangladeshi workers sent back to home empty handed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:44pm on September 16, 2019

    At least 175 Bangladeshi workers were sent back to Bangladesh from Saudi Arabia on Sunday night as the Saudi authorities launched crackdown against documented and...

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    Women migrant workers need more than shelter homes

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 09, 2019

    WOMEN’S inclusion into formal economy has been considered one of the successes for successive governments. Women contribute significantly to export and remittance earnings as apparel...

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    Migrant workers assault sub-agent in Bangladesh mission in Brunei

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 11:17pm on August 28, 2019

    A group of Bangladeshi workers allegedly assaulted a sub agent at the labour wing of Bangladesh High Commission in Brunei for cheating them there, said...

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    64 female workers return from KSA

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:02am on August 28, 2019

    Sixty-four Bangladeshi female workers returned home from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Monday night following alleged abuse by their employers. The female workers had...

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    IOM accused of pressuring Bangladeshis to return home

    Newage desk | Updated at 08:32pm on August 26, 2019

    The UN migration agency is the subject of a formal complaint after ‘severe concerns’ were raised about its treatment of Bangladeshi migrants, including children, reports...

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    PM for bringing brokers under legal framework

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 04:14pm on August 25, 2019

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday issued orders to bring the brokers involved in sending workers abroad under a legal framework. Officials told New Age...

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    Labour attaches asked to explore overseas jobs for workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:04am on August 21, 2019

    Expatriates Welfare and Overseas Employment minister Imran Ahmad on Tuesday urged the country’s labour attaches posted at Bangladesh missions abroad to play economic role and...