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    Trade unions’ involvement in migration demanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:30am on February 21, 2021

    Stakeholders at a discussion on Saturday said that trade unions’ involvement with labour migration affairs was needed for the protection of migrant workers’ rights at...

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    Database of returnee migrants launched

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:37am on February 16, 2021

    The expatriates’ welfare and overseas employment ministry with the support of the International Organisation for Migration on Monday launched a database of returnee migrants. Expatriates’...

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    Coronavirus pandemic slows global migration by nearly 30pc: UN

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations, United States | Updated at 03:05pm on January 16, 2021

    The coronavirus pandemic has slowed global migration by nearly 30 per cent, with around two million fewer people than predicted migrating between 2019 and 2020,...

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    Bangladesh embassy in Mauritius observes Int’l Migrants Day 2020

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:56pm on December 20, 2020

    The Bangladesh High Commission in Mauritius and International Organisation for Migration jointly observed International Migrants Day 2020 recently. The messages sent by the president, prime...

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    10 lakh Bangladeshis fail to get overseas jobs

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:09am on December 19, 2020

    An estimated 10 lakh Bangladeshi workers could not avail overseas jobs in the outgoing year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Of them, 3.26 lakh expatriate...

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    Bangladesh takes little effort to secure jobs abroad

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:04am on December 18, 2020

    The government has taken a minimalist approach to protecting job markets abroad with its efforts limited only to requesting the host governments to employ Bangladeshi...

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    Deported Mexican migrants hope for the best under new president

    Agence France-Presse . Mexico City | Updated at 10:13am on November 28, 2020

    Mauricio Lopez was deported to Mexico after spending most of his life in the United States. Now he hoped against the odds that Joe Biden’s...

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    Europe urged to make provisions for regular migration

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 11:42pm on November 04, 2020

    Several civil society organisations on Wednesday urged the European countries to make provisions for regular migration in order to meet their labour needs, specially, for...

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    Migration / Migrants find UK a last-ditch

    Agence France-Presse . Lille | Updated at 10:24am on September 17, 2020

    Migrants who head to the United Kingdom often see it less as a panacea than a last-ditch means-to-an-end, says Matthieu Tardis, an expert in migration...

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    Kuwait ousts blue-collar expats, resentment increase

    Agence France-Presse . Kuwait City | Updated at 10:10am on September 10, 2020

    After more than 45 years washing cars in Kuwait to make ends meet, Egyptian Marzouq Mohammed will soon be kicked out of the country as...

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