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4d ago| Manpower fraud

‘Labour abuse’: Former Bangladeshi workers at Malaysian supplier sue 2 firms

Former Bangladeshi workers at Malaysian rubber glove maker Brightway Holdings filed a lawsuit in the United States against Kimberly-Clark Corp KMB.N and Ansell Ltd ANN.AX, accusing them of “knowingly profiting” from the alleged use of forced labour at the supplier, according to the complaint seen by Reuters.

With 53 Bangladeshi workers reaching Malaysia, labour market reopens after 3 years

The first batch of 53 workers reached Malaysia this morning (August 9, 2022) as the nation’s labour market resumed recruiting Bangladeshi workers after more than three years of suspension.

53 workers left for Malaysia as labour market opens after 3 years

A total of 53 workers left for Malaysia last night (August 8, 2022) as the nation's labour market was opened to Bangladesh since it ceased accepting workers in 2019.

3w ago| Migration

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”.

3w ago| Migration

16 killed after vessel carrying Haitian migrants capsizes off Bahamas coast

Sixteen people are dead after a vessel carrying Haitian migrants capsized off the coast of The Bahamas, authorities said on Sunday, amid a continuing wave of sea migration toward the United States.

3w ago| Migration

Nearly 700 migrants rescued off Italian coast, 5 found dead

Almost 700 migrants, including five dead bodies, were rescued on Saturday off the southern coast of Italy, a coastguard statement said on Sunday, as flows of migrants crossing the Mediterranean increase during favourable sea conditions.

August 11, 2022
August 11, 2022

‘Labour abuse’: Former Bangladeshi workers at Malaysian supplier sue 2 firms

Former Bangladeshi workers at Malaysian rubber glove maker Brightway Holdings filed a lawsuit in the United States against Kimberly-Clark Corp KMB.N and Ansell Ltd ANN.AX, accusing them of “knowingly profiting” from the alleged use of forced labour at the supplier, according to the complaint seen by Reuters.

August 9, 2022
August 9, 2022

With 53 Bangladeshi workers reaching Malaysia, labour market reopens after 3 years

The first batch of 53 workers reached Malaysia this morning (August 9, 2022) as the nation’s labour market resumed recruiting Bangladeshi workers after more than three years of suspension.

August 9, 2022
August 9, 2022

53 workers left for Malaysia as labour market opens after 3 years

A total of 53 workers left for Malaysia last night (August 8, 2022) as the nation's labour market was opened to Bangladesh since it ceased accepting workers in 2019.

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.

August 6, 2022
August 6, 2022

Malaysia not accepting foreign workers’ recruitment applications Aug 15-31

The Malaysian government has temporarily suspended accepting applications for recruitment of foreign workers from August 15 till August 31.

August 5, 2022
August 5, 2022

10 arrested in Malaysia over bribe allegations in expat workers’ recruitment

Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has arrested 10 people over bribe allegations linked to the recruitment of foreign workers.

August 5, 2022
August 5, 2022

Will take steps to start migration to Malaysia

Expatriates’ Welfare Minister Imran Ahmad yesterday said the ministry will take steps to ensure that the flow of migrant workers to Malaysia starts soon.

August 3, 2022
August 3, 2022

Record number of expats expected to go to South Korea this year: Dhaka EPS

According to the Dhaka EPS Center of the HRD Korea, over 3,600 Bangladesh EPS workers are likely to be admitted to Korea this year.

August 1, 2022
August 1, 2022

Remittance inflow rises 11.76% to $2.09 billion in July

Remittance flow to Bangladesh rose 11.76 per cent year-on-year to $2.09 billion in July, a development that would bring some relief for the country that is struggling to keep its foreign currency reserves in a healthy shape.

July 31, 2022
July 31, 2022

Migrants’ jobs in UAE: Bangladesh wants more work visas

Bangladesh wants the UAE to increase the number work visas for its citizens in the Gulf country as the figure has dropped significantly in recent years.