145 Bangladeshis repatriated from Libya

The government repatriated 398 Bangladeshi irregular migrants from Libya in past nine days with the latest group of 145 migrants reaching the country today

4d ago

Malaysian cop suspended over arbitrary detention, torture of Bangladeshi journo

Malaysian police yesterday suspended a cop for arbitrarily detaining a Bangladeshi journalist in Malaysia and allegedly handing him over to a gang that tortured him

1w ago

Survey on untimely return of 218 migrants: Deportation, not getting promised job key reasons

Detention and subsequent deportation, unemployment, and violation of employment contract by not providing promised job and wage were among the key reasons behind untimely return of 218 migrants from abroad, found a telephonic survey.

2w ago

Banks to appreciate taka against US dollar

Banks will buy dollar at Tk 110, sell at Tk 110.5 from Nov 23

2w ago

'Countries vocal on human rights often silent on migrant workers’ sufferings'

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam today said it was a tragic irony that countries that claim to be vocal on human rights issues internationally often remain "silent or in denial" about transgressions with migrant workers within their own territories

2w ago

Market has unofficial inter-bank exchange rates now: PRI

The Policy Research Institute of Bangladesh says in a press briefing

2w ago

Biman’s Dhaka, Chennai flight from Dec 16

Biman Bangladesh Airlines will start operating its Dhaka-Chennai-Dhaka flight from December 16.

3w ago

Passenger ‘Dies Mid-Flight’: Biman does not land, carries on for 9 hours

A Biman passenger fell ill and died two and a half hours into a flight to London from Sylhet on Monday but the plane did not make an emergency landing and flew for nine more hours to the UK.

3w ago

Remittance hits four-month high

Migrant workers sent home $1.98 billion in October

Oman suspends new visas for Bangladeshis

Oman has suspended the issuance of visas across all categories for Bangladeshis from Tuesday, the Royal Oman Police (ROP) has said

Labour market expanding beyond Gulf, Southeast Asia

There has been a noticeable increase in the migration of Bangladeshi workers to smaller overseas labour markets through regular channels in recent years, signaling a promising path for the sector’s expansion.

First migrants in a week land on Italy's Lampedusa

38 migrants from Bangladesh arrived after their nine-metre boat was picked up off the coast by Italian authorities, Ansa said.

Experts’ opinions sought to know causes of falling remittances

The Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal today sought innovative suggestions from economists and sector experts to identify the reasons why inward remittance flow is not growing to the expected level, despite massive manpower exports and many students staying back and working abroad

Discuss regularisation of middlemen

Stakeholders in the labour migration sector should discuss the regularisation of sub-agents or middlemen under the newly enacted Overseas Employment and Migrants (Amendment) Act, 2023, said Anisul Islam Mahmud, chairperson of the parliamentary committee on expatriates' welfare ministry, today

Momen urges diaspora community to counter propaganda against Bangladesh

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has called upon the Bangladeshi diaspora to play active role in countering misinformation and propaganda with facts and figures against their land of origin

US-Bangla Airlines eyes expansion

US-Bangla Airlines is going to procure a record 26 aircraft soon to expand its routes and capture a major pie of the country’s aviation market currently dominated by foreign operators. 

Novoair wins best airline award for on-time operation

Novoair, one of the leading private airlines of the country, has received the "Best on time performance airline- 2023" gold award for timely flight operations in domestic routes

Bangladesh mission launches new legal service for expats in Bahrain

The Bangladesh embassy in Bahrain, with support from the Wage Earners' Welfare Board, has launched a legal support service for the Bangladeshi expatriates in the Gulf country

Biman’s Dhaka-Tokyo flight starts today

The much-anticipated flight on Dhaka-Tokyo (Narita) route of Biman Bangladesh Airlines is going to start from today.

Kidnapped, tortured abroad: PBI arrests 8

Moslem Molla, 30, of Dhaka's Nawabganj area, went to Iraq for work back in 2016, hoping to make himself a fortune. While living there, he met another Bangladeshi called Selim Mia in 2021. Selim enticed Moslem with dreams of a better job, but then handed him over to a gang of kidnappers

Rescue ship saves 438 migrants in Mediterranean: NGO

Rescue ship Ocean Viking has saved 438 migrants in distress in the Mediterranean over the last two days, the organisation that runs it, SOS Mediterranee, said on Friday

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