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Ministers set to resume M'sia-Bangladesh labour talks on Nov 6

The new date was set following postponement of a Sept 24 Joint Working Group meeting in Dhaka.

by Alyaa Alhadjri
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Bangladesh-M'sia meeting on labour recruitment MoU postponed

It was supposed to have discussed the lifting of Malaysia's moratorium on hiring Bangladeshis.

by Alyaa Alhadjri
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PSM wants probe into increasing deaths of Bangladeshi migrants

R Rani says the chief causes of death, namely stroke and heart attack, need to be queried.

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Trapped and traded: The story of exploited Bangladeshi workers

PHOTO ESSAY | Some manage to recoup their migration costs, while others get caught in a cycle of abuse.

by Kaler Kantho & Malaysiakini
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Yoursay: Despite our religiosity, no will to stop migrant labour exploitation

YOURSAY | ‘Yet another shocking and tragic report which is likely to be added to the many similar reports and filed away.’

by Yoursay
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Yoursay: The Malaysians who live off migrant worker 'slave trade'

YOURSAY | ‘Is it because this 'trade' is so lucrative that there hasn’t been much action?’

by Yoursay
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Rohingya refugees refuse to return to Myanmar in repatriation exercise

None of the approved 295 families currently living in camps in Bangladesh want to go back.

by Reuters
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Myanmar, Bangladesh agree to start Rohingya repatriation next week

A total of 3,540 refugees have been cleared for return from a list of more than 22,000.

by Thu Thu Aung, Poppy McPherson & Ruma Paul, Reuters
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32 illegal immigrants detained at Sg Buloh leprosy centre

Most detainees worked as gardeners in the area, says Selangor Immigration Dep't director. 

by Bernama
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Asean supports Myanmar's commitment to Rohingya repatriation

Foreign ministers hope for continued dialogue to facilitate the return of the displaced peoples.

by Bernama
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Bangladesh's Ershad, opposition leader and former army ruler, dies at 90

Ershad had been on life support for 10 days in a military hospital in Dhaka, with liver and kidney functions impaired.

by Reuters
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Agreement on new hiring system for Bangladesh workers by next month

M'sian government suspended previous system last year due to alleged elements of corruption and flaws.

by Voon Miaw Ping
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4 killed, 100 injured in train derailment in Bangladesh

According to a local fire service official, the death toll may rise.

by Bernama
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M'sia, Bangladesh must strictly regulate worker recruitment process

LETTER | Global industries are following the principles of zero migration cost.

by Caram Asia et al
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Raging against human trafficking

COMMENT | I even despise the term 'human traffickers.' These cretins are 'slavers'.

by S Thayaparan
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Bangladesh in no hurry to relocate Rohingya, in talks with UN bodies

The country had planned to 100,000 of the nearly one million Rohingya Muslims from Cox's Bazar to Bhasan Char.

by Reuters
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