Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan

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    Bangladeshi workers in trouble in Singapore

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:32am on March 26, 2017

    Debts due to low wages and high migration costs subject Bangladeshi construction workers to forced labour in Singapore...

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    GM potato awaits clearance for commercial release

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:49am on March 25, 2017

    The government now goes for the commercial cultivation of genetically modified potato after its introduction of Bt Brinjal drew flack from experts who deem it...

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    NAP adopted for mango production without using pesticides

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:36am on March 22, 2017

    A national action plan adopted by agriculture ministry seeks to grow safe and quality mangoes for domestic consumers as well as exports without using pesticides,...

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    KSA declares 90-day amnesty for illegal migrant workers

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:15am on March 21, 2017

    Expats without legal documents who have been stranded in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for years recently got a golden opportunity to end their ordeal...

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    Potato output crosses 1cr tonnes for 1st time, DAE estimates

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 10:30pm on March 19, 2017

    Potato output has already reached 1.04 crore tonnes, national highest ever, but the growers are counting losses due to low price at their end. The...

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    Recruiting agencies force workers to pay high

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

    Recruiting agencies force workers seeking foreign jobs to pay exorbitant fees as the authorities take no interest to rationalize their cost of migration...

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    No job for B’deshi workers in Bahrain due to recession

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:24am on March 14, 2017

    Job opportunities shrank for Bangladeshi workers in Bahrain due to lingering recession in the Gulf country, said officials...

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    Cultivation of Tomatillos introduced in Bangladesh

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:10am on March 11, 2017

    Tomatillos, an exotic vegetable crop that looks like tomatoes, are now easily grown in Bangladesh and it is also showing good prospect for production in...

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    Tk 5,234cr sent to 7 countries illegally: TIB

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:05am on March 10, 2017

    Brokers sent Tk 5, 234 crore to seven countries through unauthorized channels for buying visas for workers of Bangladesh in 2016 alone, a Transparency International...

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    Female workers’ abuses increase abroad

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:06am on March 08, 2017

    Female workers migration from Bangladesh increased in recent years despite lack of initiative on the part of Bangladesh government to address their problems in host...