IOM deploys teams to support Rohingya affected by Cox’s Bazar camp fire

On Sunday, around 1,200 Rohingya refugees’ homes were destroyed in a massive fire in the Kata area of Camp-16 refugee camp

People gather on the ground of brunt-out houses a day after a fire gutted parts of a Rohingya refugee camp in Ukhiya on 10 January 2022

Retaining returnees in villages: Bangladesh Bank launches big scheme

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has launched a Tk 5-billion refinancing scheme to create jobs for the people who have migrated from urban areas to villages amid the Covid-19 pandemic with a focus on women

Bangladesh Bank

Trade Union-Civil Society Unite for Migration and Development launched

Trade Union and Civil Society Unite for Migration and Development —a platform that unites trade union and civil society with a common goal for migration and development—has been launched officially ...

Trade Union-Civil Society Unite for Migration and Development launched

Over 10m urban people migrated to village due to pandemic: Professor Barkat

More than 10 million people have migrated from urban to rural areas in the country for loss of work and income during the peak of Covid-19 pandemic and 50 per cent of them would not return, said ...

Economist Abul Barkat

Malaysia reopens doors to Bangladeshi workers, MoU signed

Malaysia has reopened its labour market to Bangladesh after a three-year hiatus as the governments of both countries signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Sunday.

Malaysia reopens doors to Bangladeshi workers, MoU signed

'Unaware of zero cost, women spend big to go abroad for work'

Bangladesh women migrants have been spending huge amounts of money to go abroad for jobs as they don't know they are entitled to get overseas work free of cost

Women migrants

Bangladesh asked to prosecute smugglers of unaccompanied minors to Europe

Bangladeshi unaccompanied minors continue to be smuggled to Italy via African coast and the East European land routes by the organised rackets through all routes

A Libyan Navy boat carries migrants back to the coastal city of Misrata on May 3, 2015. Nearly 5,800 migrants were plucked from boats off the coast of Libya and 10 bodies were recovered in less than 48 hours, Italy

Mexico truck accident kills at least 53 migrants

The fatalities included men, women and children, Chiapas civil protection said

An overturned truck is seen after a trailer crash in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas killed at least 53 people, most of them migrants from Central America, officials said on Thursday, in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico on 9 December 2021, in this picture obtained from social media

BIDS conference

Dhaka's over-growth costs GDP 6-10 per cent

Around 32 per cent of the country's urban population lives in the capital city Dhaka and most of the country's economic activities are also concentrated here. That is why 46 per cent of the generated ...

Dhaka's over-growth costs GDP 6-10 per cent

Bangladesh ranks 6th largest migrant sending country: IOM study

With 7.40 million people living abroad, Bangladesh has ranked the 6th largest migrant sending country globally in 2020 while neighbouring India has the largest emigrant population in the world with ...

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