Saturday, April 20, 2024

Minister, Baira at loggerheads

KL Recruitment Right Minister, Baira at loggerheads Expatriates’ Welfare Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain yesterday turned down the private recruiting agencies’ demand for allowing them to recruit workers for jobs in Malaysia. “I told Baira leaders that we shall initially send workers to Malaysia at government level. Gradually, when the system is streamlined, we will leave ... Read more

Goodbye, middlemen

Dhaka, KL agree on state handling of workers’ job in Malaysia Dhaka and Kuala Lumpur have agreed on state arrangements for recruitment of Bangladeshi workers by Malaysia eliminating middlemen from the process to reduce the cost of sending workers and end their perennial abuses. “Malaysia is very concerned about human trafficking. It wants to improve ... Read more

5 lakh expat Bangladeshi workers to be fingerprinted

Malaysia 5 lakh expat Bangladeshi workers to be fingerprinted  Bangladesh and Malaysia will work together to fingerprint for the first time the estimated 500,000 Bangladeshis working legally and illegally here, said Hishammuddin Hussein, home minister of Malaysia, yesterday. The government had struck a separate agreement with Bangladesh’s High Commission to facilitate the registration of their ... Read more

Siddikur leading world No. 2

Lee Westwood may have the world No 1 spot in mind, but on the opening day of the Indosian Masters, Siddikur Rahman ruled the roost. He shot an opening six-under-par 66 yesterday to lead and has the world No 2 Westwood trailing by two. According to the Asian Tour website, Siddikur fired two superb chip-ins ... Read more