Jamil Mahmud

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022

Finding hope in Maldives

About 16,000 Bangladeshi undocumented migrant workers have so far been regularised in the Maldives under a programme of the Maldivian economic development ministry, according to the Bangladesh High Commission in Malé.

September 11, 2022
September 11, 2022

Female migrants in Saudi Arabia: Lure of good days lands them in nightmare

When Julekha Begum left the country in mid-February for a housekeeper job in Saudi Arabia, she promised her seven-year-old son of better days.

September 9, 2022
September 9, 2022

573 workers left for Malaysia in August

As many as 573 migrant workers have gone to Malaysia for employment in August, shows latest data of Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training.

September 8, 2022
September 8, 2022

Ethnic minorities to get jobs in Korea

Persons belonging to ethnic minority communities in Bangladesh will be getting employment opportunities as “seasonal” workers in South Korea’s agriculture and fisheries sectors.

August 20, 2022
August 20, 2022

Regularisation of workers: Greece to open up scope for Bangladeshis mid-Sept

The Greek government is likely to start regularising undocumented Bangladeshi migrants from mid-September, according to the Bangladesh embassy in Athens.

August 16, 2022
August 16, 2022

Romania labour market opening up

Romania has emerged as a destination for Bangladeshi migrant workers.

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

Undocumented in Maldives: 34k Bangladeshis to get papers

About 34,000 Bangladeshi undocumented migrant workers in the Maldives are in the pipeline for regularisation under an amnesty programme there, according to an estimate of Bangladesh High Commission in Malé.

July 30, 2022
July 30, 2022

Sending workers to Greece: No recruitment even 5 months after deal

More than five months have passed since the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Bangladesh and Greece on sending workers to the European country, but the fresh recruitment is yet to begin.

July 25, 2022
July 25, 2022

Malaysia labour market: 2 agencies get ‘recruitment approval’

The government yesterday gave recruitment approval to two agencies for sending migrant workers to Malaysia amid allegations of attempts to create a “syndicate of 25 agencies”.

July 16, 2022
July 16, 2022

88pc female migrants get no job contracts

Parul Begum (name changed), a single mother of two, thought she caught a break when she got the offer to work as domestic help in Qatar for a monthly salary of Tk 40,000.