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Miscreants open fire on vessel carrying 300 illegal migrants in Bay of Bengal

Posted by jaypee 50 days ago Bangladesh
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DHAKA, June 11 (Xinhua) -- Miscreants Wednesday opened fire on a vessel carrying some 300 illegal migrants in the Bay of Bengal near an island in Teknaf close to Bangladesh's southeastern border with Myanmar, according to local media.

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Bangladesh remittances total $13bn in 11 months

Posted by jacobo 52 days ago Bangladesh
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Millions of Bangladeshis remitted home nearly $13bn in the first 11 months of the current fiscal year ending this month, a central bank official said yesterday.

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Overseas remittances register commendable growth in economy: Babar

Posted by jacobo 53 days ago Pakistan
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Managing Director Overseas Pakistani Foundation (OPF) Iftikhar Babar said that overseas worker’s remittances registered commendable growth during July-April, 2013-14, growing by 11.5 percent against 6.4 percent growth recorded in the corresponding period of last year.

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Budget stresses producing skilled manpower

Posted by jacobo 54 days ago Bangladesh
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Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday in his budget speech gave targets for producing skilled manpower for both local and overseas labour markets, but did not deliver any clear guideline for job creation.

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Federal budget fails to impress Pakistan expats

Posted by jacobo 56 days ago Pakistan
http://www.khaleejtimes.com —

The Pakistani residents in the UAE also expressed disappointment over the finance document which fails to address their genuine problems despite sending remittances worth billions of dollars from the emirate. They said present regime also ignored the contributions of overseas Pakistanis and gave no incentives in budget to encour

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Kerala to provide Gulf-like labour camps for migrant workers

Posted by jacobo 57 days ago India
http://indiatoday.intoday.in —

People migrating to Kerala from other states to work as labourers will now be provided accommodation by the state government.

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Drive against illegal Bangladeshis to start from Jorhat: BJP

Posted by jacobo 58 days ago Bangladesh
http://www.business-standard.com —

A 'Bangladeshi bhagao abhiyan' will be launched by BJP in Assam soon, said Jorhat BJP MP Kamakhaya Prasad Tasa who also asked the people not to employ illegal migrants as domestic helps or construction workers.

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MoLE yet to decide on work permit for domestic workers in Gulf

Posted by jacobo 58 days ago Nepal
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KATHMANDU, June 2: Its been almost two months since the government halted issuing work permits for of migrant workers opting to work as domestic help to Gulf nations, but it remain undecided whether to resume the work permit to all the nations in the region.

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