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Tarai regions top charts in worker migration

Posted by jacobo 108 days ago Nepal
http://www.thehimalayantimes.com —

KATHMANDU: Tarai districts have topped the charts of Nepali workers leaving the country for foreign employment. That is not all, government reports show that individuals going abroad for jobs from Tarai districts including Dhanusha, Jhapa and Morang is in an upward trend.

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1959 migrant workers return home from Malaysia

Posted by jacobo 108 days ago Nepal
http://www.ekantipur.com —

KUALA LUMPUR, AUG 06 - Altogether 1,959 Nepali migrant workers staying in Malaysia illegal ly have returned home after surrendering before Malaysia's Immigration Department in the last six months.

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Govt denies FEPB funds for Nepalis stuck in Libya

Posted by jacobo 109 days ago Nepal
http://www.myrepublica.com —

KATHMANDU, August 6: The Ministry of Labor and Employment (MoLE) has refused to allocate money from the Foreign Employment Promotion Board (FEPB) fund for rescuing 126 Nepali workers currently stranded in Libya.

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Remittance accelerates to record $1.48b in July

Posted by jacobo 109 days ago Bangladesh
http://www.thedailystar.net —

Migrant workers last month sent home $1.48 billion, the highest inflow of remittance in a single month in Bangladesh's history.

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Liberal visa policy abused by human trafficking networks

Posted by jacobo 112 days ago Sri Lanka
http://www.nation.lk —

The External Affairs Ministry blamed the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) for failing to manage the rapid increase of refugees and asylum seekers in Sri Lanka over the past two years. The Ministry in a statement yesterday said that the asylum seeker/refugee population in Sri Lanka witnessed a dramatic 700 per cent increase during the pe

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GOSL to bring back 70 migrant workers from Libya

Posted by jacobo 112 days ago Sri Lanka
http://www.nation.lk —

The Government of Sri Lanka (GOSL) is to bring back around 70 Sri Lankan migrant workers in Libya within the next two weeks as fighting in the country and its capital Tripoli has intensified.

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Sri Lanka says country burdened with influx of asylum seekers and UNHCR too slow to act

Posted by jacobo 112 days ago Sri Lanka
http://www.colombopage.com —

Aug 02, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government says recent influx of asylum seekers has burdened the country and the United Nations refugee agency has been slow to address their requirements for resettlement.

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Bangladesh eyed to fill labour gap

Posted by jaypee 114 days ago Bangladesh
http://www.bangkokpost.com —

The Labour Ministry is ready to import Bangladeshi labourers to work in the fishing industry if there is still a worker shortage following registrations of migrant workers from three neighbouring countries....

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