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    WRP Asia admits hiring 1,178 irregular migrant workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:35am on January 13, 2020

    The management of glove maker WRP Asia Pacific through its lawyers on Sunday revealed that among its staff included 1,178 migrant workers whose permits were...

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    Over one lakh migrant workers back home in 2019

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:27am on January 12, 2020

    Over one lakh migrant workers of Bangladesh came back home in 2019 either by getting undocumented or facing other problems and amid growing uncertainties for...

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    Saudi Arabia deports more 132 Bangladeshis

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:54pm on January 08, 2020

    Saudi Arabia has deported another 132 Bangladeshi workers, including five women, on Tuesday night. Two flights of Saudi Airlines — SV 804 and SV 802...

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    1,300 workers from Bangladesh become jobless in Malaysia

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:31am on January 07, 2020

    Nearly 1,300 Bangladeshi workers of  glove manufacturer WRP Asia became jobless as bankruptcy force it to stop its operations in Malaysia. The affected Bangladeshi workers...

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    4,000 migrants brought home dead in 2019

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:13am on January 05, 2020

    In 2019, Bangladesh brought back 4,013 migrant workers dead, the highest ever for a single year, according to official records. Most of the migrants died...

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    Migrant worker skills still low

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:05am on January 05, 2020

    Bangladesh has become widely known as supplier of unskilled workers to foreign countries due to its inability to groom skilled manpower for overseas jobs. Unskilled...

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    Malaysian amnesty ends

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 11:36pm on January 02, 2020

    Over 50,000 undocumented Bangladeshi workers came back from Malaysia under the Back for Good (B4G) amnesty that expired on Tuesday, according to Bangladesh High Commission...

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    Migrant workers cheated through Facebook

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:33am on January 02, 2020

    Migrant workers are cheated by the brokers alluring them with fake jobs in  Europe through Facebook advertisements, victims and officials said. At least two migrant...

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    Government must do more to bring back its citizens

    | Updated at 10:41pm on December 15, 2019

    BANGLADESHI migrant workers are faced with an uncertain future in Malaysia. Malaysia in August began implementing a time-bound amnesty programme aimed at reducing the number...

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    Thousands in crisis, amnesty ends Dec 31

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:01am on December 15, 2019

    Thousands of undocumented Bangladeshi workers are facing multiple problems in Malaysia as the amnesty for them ends on December 31. Many of them might be...