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    Migrants’ death result of unattended grievances

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 21, 2018

    THE plight of exploited migrant workers have fallen on deaf ears of successive governments. According to the welfare and overseas employment ministry, at least 3,480...

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    Workers returning home after crowding into Riyad safe home

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:39am on January 20, 2018

    At least 369 female migrant workers who faced abuse, torture and other job-related problems have taken refuge in the safe home of Bangladesh embassy in...

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    3,480 Bangladeshi workers died abroad in 2017

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:07am on January 20, 2018

    At least 3,480 Bangladeshi workers died abroad in 2017, mostly due to stroke or heart attack, expatriates welfare and overseas employment ministry officials said...

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    Bid to bring Bangladeshi workers into Malaysia illegally foiled

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:04am on January 07, 2018

    Malaysia recently foiled a syndicate’s bid to bring an unspecified number of Bangladeshi workers to Kuala Lumpur...

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    Overseas job hunting still a big challenge

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:28am on January 06, 2018

    Political and economic instabilities dogging the Middle East, cutting migration costs, middlemen removal and ending job visa trading, were the principal challenges Bangladesh faced in...

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    123 Bangladeshis kidnapped in Libya

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:19am on December 24, 2017

    The Ministry of Expatriates Welfare and Overseas Employment has directed Wage Earners Welfare Board for taking measures to provide legal assistances to the families of...

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    UAE to increase housemaid recruitment from Bangladesh

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:29am on December 23, 2017

    The United Arab Emirates government has offered to increase housemaid recruitments from Bangladesh...

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    Alarming rise in number of migrant worker deaths

    | Updated at 12:05am on December 19, 2017

    THAT deaths of Bangladeshi migrant workers have increased steadily in the past 13 years is alarming. At least 33,112 migrant workers, as New Age reported...

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    33,000 migrant workers died in 13 years: report

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:31am on December 18, 2017

    At least 33,112 Bangladeshi migrant workers died abroad for different reasons over past 13 years, said Bangladesh Occupational Safety, Health and Environment Foundation...

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    Experts for bringing rackets in Dhaka, KL to book

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:05am on December 18, 2017

    Migration experts and migrants’ rights activists have called for finding out the human trafficking rackets involved in trafficking Bangladeshis to Malaysia with tourist and other...