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US sanctions $5.5 million aid to Nepal to tackle impacts of Covid crisis, says US embassy to Nepal

US sanctions $5.5 million aid to Nepal to tackle impacts of Covid crisis, says US embassy to Nepal

Through the USAID (United States Agency for International Development), U.S. government has sanctioned an additional relief fund of $5.5 million to Nepal. The fund is aimed at mitigating the secondary impacts in Nepal due to…

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Lebanon agrees to conduct free PCR tests on Sri Lankans waiting to be expatriated – Sri Lankan Embassy

Lebanon agrees to conduct free PCR tests on Sri Lankans waiting to be expatriated – Sri Lankan Embassy

Sri Lankan Embassy to Lebanon confirmed that the Government of Lebanon has agreed to perform PCR tests free of cost on stranded Sri Lankan citizens so that they can be repatriated to their country. Ministry…

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CDC and the U.S. Dept of Labor’s OSHA issues Guidance to Support Agriculture Workers in Covid-19 Pandemic

CDC and the U.S. Dept of Labor’s OSHA issues Guidance to Support Agriculture Workers in Covid-19 Pandemic

The U.S. Dept. of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) gave the direction that incorporates prescribed actions to protect agriculture laborers from the coronavirus.  The prevention and control of Covid-19 at the agricultural worksites,…

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Nepali embassy rescues migrant worker in UK

Nepali embassy rescues migrant worker in UK

Amid the rising cases of Coronavirus infection, the worries of migrant workers are also increasing with each passing day. Recently, the Nepali Embassy in the United Kingdom rescued a migrant worker who was forcibly thrown…

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38 Bangladeshi Migrants killed by Human Traffickers in Libya; Bangladeshi Embassy struggles to retrieve bodies

38 Bangladeshi Migrants killed by Human Traffickers in Libya; Bangladeshi Embassy struggles to retrieve bodies

In a gunfight on Thursday, 42 migrants, including 38 Bangladeshis were killed by human traffickers in Libya. The incident took place in Mizdah, about 180 kilometers from the capital of Libya, Tripoli. These workers were…

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Risks and challenges brought about on workers amid coronavirus Pandemic

Risks and challenges brought about on workers amid coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus crisis has greatly impacted the global economy. Simultaneously, a huge number of workers in the informal sector have suffered from lockdowns all over the globe. Especially, daily wagers who were laid off without…

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Seeking to return home, Venezuelan & Peruvian migrants camp outside embassies in Chile

Seeking to return home, Venezuelan & Peruvian migrants camp outside embassies in Chile

Amid the Coronavirus pandemic fear, hundreds of Venezuelan migrants have gathered outside the Venezuelan Embassy in Chile’s capital of Santiago. Seeking their embassy’s help in returning home, these Venezuelans have been camping in makeshift tents…

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U.S. Choppers sale to Philippines opposed by Human Rights Watch, says would ‘reward past abuses’

U.S. Choppers sale to Philippines opposed by Human Rights Watch, says would ‘reward past abuses’

Human Rights Watch has opposed U.S. deal with Philippines of selling attack helicopters worth $2 billion approximately. On Friday, the Human Rights Watch organization released a statement in which it called upon the United States…

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Indian Embassy in Qatar accused of bias, stranded migrants demand public disclosure of details

Indian Embassy in Qatar accused of bias, stranded migrants demand public disclosure of details

Indian Embassy in Qatar has been accused of being biased in their selection of passengers to be taken back home. Indian expatriates stranded in the Gulf country have criticised the embassy for giving preference to…

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Bahrain Labour Market reports Economic Fallout as Thousands of Expats lose jobs amid Coronavirus lockdown

Bahrain Labour Market reports Economic Fallout as Thousands of Expats lose jobs amid Coronavirus lockdown

As Bahrain is under shutdown due to COVID-19 pandemic, almost 8000 Bangladeshi migrants have lost their jobs, an official in Bangladesh embassy in Manama said on Friday. Bahrain’s Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) recently informed…

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