Monday, December 11, 2023

Bangladesh-Malaysia fire blank in FIFA friendly

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 ... Read more

Last chance to get it right

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 ... Read more

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

Malaysian cops prey on migrant workers

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 ... Read more

2.68 lakh workers set to be regular

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 ... Read more

It’s amnesty time in KL

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 ... Read more

KL postpones registration

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 ... 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