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    Migrant worker rights must be upheld

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 19, 2018

    INTERNATIONAL Migrants Day was observed with the slogan ‘Dignity and justice are migrants’ rights’. Since 1976, more tha 1.2 crore Bangladeshi workers migrated to 168...

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    Malaysia proposes 20pc cut from expatriate workers’ wages

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:40am on December 16, 2018

    The Malaysian human resources ministry in a proposal asked employers to deduct 20 per cent of the basic wage of the expatriate workers to discourage...

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    Dhaka eyes Japan’s skilled worker programme

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 11:26pm on December 12, 2018

    Bangladesh wants to explore potentials of sending skilled workers to Japan as the country is likely to open the job market for foreign workers....

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    World's top glove maker under fire in Malaysia

    Reuters. Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 09:39pm on December 08, 2018

    Malaysian labour rights groups have called for an investigation into the world's largest glove maker, Top Glove, after cases were uncovered of migrant workers toiling...

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    Over 500 Bangladeshi workers got no jobs after migrating to Kuwait

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:07am on November 26, 2018

    Jobs proved elusive to over 500 Bangladeshi workers after migrating to Kuwait on employment visas....

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    Around 2,000 Bangladeshi workers returning from KSA each month

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:10am on November 25, 2018

    Around 2,000 Bangladeshi workers returned from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia getting no jobs every month since January, according to officials....

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    Embassy issues over 50,000 passports after amnesty offer

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:24am on October 21, 2018

    Hundreds of Bangladeshi workers who became undocumented in United Arab Emirates are availing amnesty offered by it since August 1....

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    Safe migration still an illusion

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2018

    SAFE migration is still an illusion for workers aspiring to overseas jobs. Majority of the workers still return home, abused, exploited and empty-handed....

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    Bangladeshi workers worst victims

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 11:37pm on October 11, 2018

    Thousands of Bangladeshi workers became the worst victims of migrating to Middle East countries on the so-called free visas or individual visas also known as...

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    510 Bangladeshi workers deported by KSA in one week

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:35am on October 11, 2018

    At least 106 Bangladeshi workers returned home empty handed Wednesday following detention and deportation. Flown by a scheduled flight of SV 806, a Saudi airline...