1h ago| Airlines & more

US-Bangladesh Business Council donates medical equipment to fight Covid

The US-Bangladesh Business Council in partnership with Project CURE, an American NGO, has donated emergency medical equipment, including 60 oxygen concentrators, to bolster Bangladesh’s response to...

10h ago| Migration

Tk 427cr rehabilitation project approved for 5 lakh returnee migrant workers

According to a government estimate, around five lakh migrant workers lost their jobs and returned to the country in more than a year due to the effects of Covid-19.

1d ago| Migration

Expat Returnees: Cash assistance, counsel for them

The government is going to give Tk 13,500 and career counselling to 200,000 migrant workers who returned home amid the pandemic.

5d ago| NRB

Bangladeshi expats apply to Australia parliament to send gift of 50m AstraZeneca shots

Bangladeshi expatriates have applied to the Australia Parliament to send a gift of 50 million AstraZeneca vaccines to the country.

6d ago| Migration

17 Bangladeshis drown off Tunisia in shipwreck: Red Crescent

At least 17 Bangladeshi migrants drowned in a shipwreck off Tunisia as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to Italy from Libya, while more than 380 were rescued by the coastguard, the Tunisian...

1w ago| Embassy & more

A startling goof-up

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen yesterday spoke of a goof-up involving the passport department that let down Bangladeshi expatriates in Uzbekistan.

Palestine: religious conflict or a constructed humanitarian crisis?

Gruesome scenes of blood-soaked men, women, children; homes destroyed, evacuated; faces with fear, grief, revolt; missiles raining down on debris -- these overwhelming pictures and videos have once...

1w ago| Airlines & more

United Airways concerned over CAAB initiative to sell 8 of their abandoned aircraft

United Airways has expressed concern over the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh’s latest initiative to sell eight aircraft of the private air operator abandoned at the Dhaka airport since 2016.

‘Set up quality training facilities, explore new markets for migrants’

Experts in an online consultation yesterday said the expatriates’ welfare ministry needs to spend its fiscal budget aptly to enhance overall labour migration situation, especially on quality...

1w ago| Airlines & more

Pay Cut Row in Biman: Carrier ‘losing money’ for ticket cancellations

Biman is getting an unusually high number of ticket cancellations and the national flag carriers claims it was due to pilots’ threat of not operating additional flights.

2w ago| Embassy & more

Explore ‘Bengal Tiger’ market!

When Harry Verweij arrived as Dutch ambassador three years ago, he had little idea about Bangladesh’s dynamism and thriving businesses. During his tenure, he discovered the immense potential the...

2w ago| Airlines & more

Salary disparity: Biman pilots threaten to go on strike

Pilots of Biman Bangladesh Airlines vowed to wage bolder demonstration as authorities of the national flag carrier issued an order without addressing salary disparity between its pilots and other...

2w ago| Migration

Ami Probashi App Registration - Protect data of migrant workers: speakers

Bangladesh Civil Society for Migrants yesterday urged the government to protect data provided by migrant workers when registering for “Ami Probashi” app, which is a prerequisite for Covid-19...