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Bangladesh Eyes On Recruitment Brokers To Curb Abuse And Trafficking

Bangladesh is planning to sideline unscrupulous recruitment brokers who dupe or exploit workers they send abroad by compiling a list of certified agents as...

Drugs, Violence Threaten Rohingya Refugees In Bangladesh

Sitting near a tea stall smoking and drinking sugary milk tea, a group of young Rohingya men are bored and worried about their futures...

Nearly 5,000 Garment Workers Sacked Over Bangladesh Strikes

Nearly 5,000 low-paid Bangladeshi garment workers stitching clothes for global brands have been sacked by factory bosses for joining strikes over wages this month...

Bangladesh Unions Say ‘Downgraded’ Garment Workers Miss Expected Pay Hike

Bangladesh's union leaders said on Tuesday (15) that some garment factories were assigning long-standing workers lower salary grades than they deserved to reduce the...

Bangladesh Garment Workers Stage Protests, Say Pay Hike Insufficient

Several thousand garment workers took to the streets in Bangladesh on Monday (14), rejecting a pay hike in the crucial export industry as insufficient,...

Philippine Court Orders Jail For Former Bank Manager Over Bangladesh Central Bank Heist

A Philippine court on Thursday (10) held a former bank manager guilty on eight counts of money laundering, the first conviction in one of...
India offers 10 billion investment - Modi and Hasina

India offers $10 billion investment and $5 billion loan to Bangladesh

India will invest up to $10 billion in Bangladeshi sectors including infrastructure and medicine and will provide $5 billion in loans, including $500 million...

President: India to partner in Bangladesh’s economic development

India is fully committed to be a partner in Bangladesh's economic development, president Pranab Mukherjee has said. During a meeting with Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh...

The before and after pictures that lay bare the myth of 10 stone-plus weight...

Seven years ago, Harriet Jenkins became Slimming World's Woman of the Year But just weeks after the competition ended, her weight started creeping...

How millions from the Bangladesh Bank heist disappeared

When the Federal Reserve Bank of New York cleared five transactions made by the Bangladesh Bank hackers, the money went in two directions. On...