Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan

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    Housemaids’ migration increases

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:08am on January 04, 2017

    Migration of housemaids from Bangladesh increased to 1,18, 088 in 2016 from 1,03,718 in 2015...

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    Making database use mandatory under govt’s consideration

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:10am on January 03, 2017

    Sending enlisted workers abroad is expected to be made mandatory again, said officials...

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    Act fast to tap into benefits from GCC labour market changes: campaigners

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:58am on December 25, 2016

    Bangladesh must act fast to seize the opportunities presented by the changing realities of the migrant labour market in Gulf Cooperation Council countries, said academicians...

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    Migrant workers unaware

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:57am on December 18, 2016

    Halima Akhtar never heard about the International Migrants Day celebrations though her migration abroad was cut short by her terrible experience...

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    Bangladeshi migrants pay high, get less

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:19am on December 10, 2016

    Dhaka is set to host the ninth summit of the Global Forum on Migration and Development today aiming to promote safe and sustainable migration...

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    Bangladesh mission in Brunei handicapped

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:42am on December 03, 2016

    Bangladesh High commission in Brunei cannot endorse demand letters of employment offered by the Brunei-based employers making the mission unable to recruit workers from Bangladesh,...

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    Economic slowdown forcing B’deshi workers to leave Oman

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:03am on December 02, 2016

    Economic slowdown in oil rich Oman is forcing Bangladeshi workers to return home empyy handed. Suddenly they are becoming illegal after losing jobs, according Bangladesh...

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    B’desh fails to avail skilled manpower market abroad

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:53am on November 28, 2016

    Bangladesh made an unenviable record of failure to avail the huge demand for skilled workers in the Middle East and other destinations for the country’s...

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    Nine Bangladeshis arrested in Egypt

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:13am on November 23, 2016

    At least nine Bangladeshi nationals have been arrested by Egyptian police for illegal staying and carrying fake Egyptian visas, according to Bangladesh Embassy in Cairo...

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    Recruiting agencies get Saudi money to send housemaids free of cost

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:46am on November 13, 2016

    Although Saudi employers were paying local recruiting agencies minimum US$ 1,000 (Tk 80,000) as recruitment cost for one housemaid, the housemaids on an average were...