In The News

10 Events listed

14 Feb

11,000 RMG workers fired

Photo: BASUG Archive Around 11,000 apparel workers of 99 factories in the capital as well as Ashulia, Savar, Gazipur and Narayanganj were fired and 3,500 Read More »


11 Feb

Experts Worried Over Sending Female Workers to KSA Without Training

Migration experts and migrant rights activists expressed their worries over sending Bangladeshi female domestic workers to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Read More »


08 Feb

Nearly 200 ‘Bangladeshis’ crammed into Indonesia shophouse

Bangladeshi nationals are seen gathered outside a police station following a raid on a shophouse in Medan on Wednesday. — AFP photo Almost 200 men identified Read More »


03 Feb

Giving refugees a voice

The idea originated in a Greek refugee camp: fifteen young Afghan women founded ‘Migratory Birds’, a newspaper made by refugees for refugees. For Read More »


31 Jan

Malaysian firm to be sued for not paying Bangladeshi workers

The Malaysian government initiated legal action against WRP Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd to court for withholding the salaries of its workers from Bangladesh Read More »


26 Jan

Climate Adaptation Training for Women Empowerment Held in Nepal

Kathmandu, 26 January: The two days training course on “empowering women to adapt climate change effects for sustainable growth” was held at the Janabhabna Read More »


13 Jan

RMG Workers’ Pay Disparity: German envoy wants peaceful solution

Peter Fahrenholtz, German ambassador to Bangladesh. Photo taken from official website of German embassy Germany ambassador to Bangladesh today said that Read More »


04 Jan

Remittance buoyant

Inflow hit a record high in 2018 Remittance hit an all-time high of $15.53 billion in 2018, giving a breather to the country's ongoing foreign exchange Read More »


29 Dec

Bangladeshi Expats Call for Ensuring Safe Migration

The government should take adequate measures to ensure safe overseas recruitment and migration keeping national interest in focus, observed Bangladeshi Read More »


26 Dec

Returnee woman migrants abused abroad struggle to lead normal life

Female workers on return as victims of sexual abuse and non-payment of wages struggle hard to get back to normal life. Their life is made unbearable by Read More »


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