Bangladesh were held to a goalless draw by hosts Malaysia in a FIFA international friendly match ahead of their next week’s World Cup qualifying match against Australia, at the Shah Alam Stadium in Selangor on Saturday. Despite the total domination of the hosts throughout the game, Bangladesh’s back four of — Yeasin Khan, Topu Barman, Nasirul Islam and Yamin Munna — were
Bangladesh face Malaysia today in friendly
Bangladesh will take on hosts Malaysia today in a FIFA international friendly match as part of their preparation for the forthcoming World Cup qualifiers against Australia and Jordan.
The match kicks off at 6:45pm Bangladesh Standard Time at the Shah Alam Stadium in Selangor, Malaysia. The two sides are familiar to each other having played
Media told after discussion with Malaysian minister
Bangladeshi workers will have to spend a maximum of Tk 40, 000 each for jobs in Malaysia that resumes recruitment under state arrangements in a few months, ending a nearly four-year ban.
“This is an indicative cost that would not be more than Tk 30, 000 to 40,000,” expatriates welfare minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain said
Job Regularisation in Malaysia
400 workers cheated by manpower agent
Around 400 Bangladeshi workers in Malaysia were allegedly defrauded by an employment agent in the job regularisation process.
The victims said as per an agreement, they paid Malaysian Ringgit (RM) 3,000 (Tk 90,000) each to an agent earlier this year and were supposed to pay RM 500 more after securing work permits,
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 the task for the agencies,” he said after a meeting with
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 this
Dhaka proposes to KL to save workers from middlemen
Dhaka has proposed to Kuala Lumpur to recruit Bangladeshi workers under government arrangements to cut involvement of middlemen to reduce the cost of their going abroad for jobs and to put an end to their exploitation.
Malaysian Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri Dr S Subramaniam has termed
Rights activist tells anti-graft body in KL about their harassment for bribe
Migrant workers in Malaysia are regularly being harassed by law enforcers and forced to pay bribes, rights activist Irene Fernandez told Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Friday.
She also cited six instances of corruption involving guest workers, reported The Malaysian Insider.
On Friday, the MACC summoned Fernandez after she had come under fire for criticising
Bangladeshis in Malaysia
2.68 lakh workers set to be regular
Malaysian home minister says his country needs all those who get registered under amnesty scheme.
All the 2.68 lakh irregular Bangladeshi workers registered under Malaysia’s amnesty programme will be regularised from October 10 and given jobs, officials at the Bangladesh High Commission in Kuala Lumpur said yesterday
Undocumented Bangladeshi workers start to get registered, end years of sufferings
After years of sufferings due to their irregular status, thousands of undocumented Bangladeshi workers in Malaysia today join many other irregular foreign workers for biometric registration as a step to their regularisation.
The registration begins as per Kuala Lumpur’s earlier announced amnesty for about two million irregular workers in the country that also has around two million regular
Amnesty for Illegal Workers
KL postpones registration
Malaysia has postponed registration of irregular foreign workers but said it will start the process anytime soon, the state-run news agency Bernama reported yesterday.
On June 22, the Malaysian home ministry announced amnesty for irregular foreign workers, and said it would start their registration on July 11 for regularisation or allowing them to get back home
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 workers, beginning immediately, he