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    Smartcards issued to migrant workers remain unused

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 11:19pm on August 10, 2018

    Over five million smart cards that have been distributed among the outgoing migrant workers by Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training since its commencement in...

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    Agencies illegally take $1,800 for each

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:00am on August 03, 2018

    A Bangladeshi housekeeper is required to pay $1,800 equivalent to Tk 1. 51 lakh as the cost of migration to Hong Kong, though employers bear...

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    UAE offers ‘visa amnesty’ for migrant workers

    Agence-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 12:38am on August 02, 2018

    The United Arab Emirates, a major hub for migrant labourers, on Wednesday began an amnesty for workers who entered the country without a visa or...

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    Grievances of women migrant workers must be addressed

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 02, 2018

    THE harrowing tales of physically and sexually abused women migrant workers have been making headlines for some time now....

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    Govt fails to recognise victims of abuse returning from KSA

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 30, 2018

    Migrant rights campaigners on Sunday accused the government of failing to recognize the plight of housemaids returning to Bangladesh as victims of abuse in the...

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    Job seekers from Bangladesh getting trafficked to Malaysia by sea

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 11:55pm on July 20, 2018

    Bangladeshi male and female workers aspiring to work abroad are becoming victims of trafficking to Malaysia through ‘risky’ sea routes by boats....

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    250 housemaids come back each month

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:14am on July 10, 2018

    At least 250 housemaids return to Bangladesh mostly from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as victims of abuses, officials and migrant rights campaigners said....

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    Diplomatic efforts needed for migrant workers in Malaysia

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 07, 2018

    Sufferings of Bangladeshi migrant workers in Malaysia seem to have no end. The government of Bangladesh has yet to begin any effective diplomatic dialogues with...

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    Unregistered workers fear arrest

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:02am on July 06, 2018

    Over six lakh Bangladeshi workers in Malaysia have got registered under the rehiring programme that ended on June 30 while many of them who could...

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    Unskilled migrants from Bangladesh send low remittance

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:05am on June 23, 2018

    Mostly unskilled Bangladeshi workers working abroad earn low wages, remit less and often face various problems in host countries....