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Remittance accelerates to record $1.48b in July

Posted by jacobo 87 days ago Bangladesh
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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 89 days ago Sri Lanka
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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 89 days ago Sri Lanka
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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 90 days ago Sri Lanka
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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 91 days ago Bangladesh
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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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No immediate plans to evacuate SL migrant workers in Israel

Posted by jacobo 92 days ago Sri Lanka
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The government has no immediate plans to evacuate Sri Lankan migrant workers in Israel, according to Minister of Mass Media and Information Keheliya Rambukwella.

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Number of Nepali migrant workers up 16pc

Posted by jacobo 93 days ago Nepal
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KATHMANDU: More than half a million Nepalis left the country for foreign employment in the last fiscal year 2013-14, surpassing all past annual records. The Department of Foreign Employment (DoFE) said a total of 527,814 individuals took permits from it for overseas job placements.

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Unfaithful wives

Posted by jacobo 94 days ago Nepal
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DHARAN, July 29 : Like thousands of other migrant workers, Chakra Bahadur Limbu of Bichghopa in Dharan-5 had left for Saudi Arabia with great expectations. He wanted to earn enough money so that after his return home he could live happily with his family.

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