Migrant Labor Nepal

Foreign Employment Bond no attraction for migrant workers (Nepali)

बचतपत्रप्रति प्रवासी कामदार उदासीन सात वर्षदेखि प्रवासी कामदारलाई लक्षित गर्दै वैदेशिक रोजगार बचतपत्र जारी भइरहे पनि लक्षित वर्ग आकर्षित हुन सकेका छैनन् । विदेशमा कार्यरत र स्वदेश फर्केका अधिकांश कामदार अझै बचतपत्रबारे अनभिज्ञ छन् भने थाहा पाएकाहरूको पनि लगाव देखिँदैन । राष्ट्र बैंकले जारी गर्ने उक्त बचतपत्रको ब्याजदर अन्यभन्दा बढी रहँदै आएको छ । वैदेशिक […]

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Migrant Labor

India Needs to Follow Nepal’s ‘Free Visa Free Ticket’ Policy

The “free visa free ticket” policy  in Nepal should be an eye opener for India. Though India is a matured democracy and the fastest developing economy, Indian labors who are migrating abroad have been perilously exploited by travel agents. At this juncture India should follow “Free Visa free Ticket” policy of Nepal. (News in Malayalam language broadcast in […]

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Migrant Labor Sri Lanka

The illegal send-off

Incidents of human smuggling in Sri Lanka took a new dimension, with the detection of three women who attempted to leave the country disguised as members of the Salvation Army. The culprit behind the scam is allegedly an unscrupulous labour recruitment sub agent, who is still at large. The three women, from Nuwara Eliya and […]

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Migrant Labor Sri Lanka

No More Boat People: Australian border official

Subsequent to the introduction of a new initiative, no Sri Lankan boat carrying undocumented persons have reached Australia, says Major General Andrew Bottrell, Commander of Operation Sovereign Borders (OSB), the military- led border security initiative of the Australian Government. During his visit to Sri Lanka last week, OSB Commander in his single English language interview […]

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Migrant Labor Nepal

Difficult days for Nepali migrant workers in Middle East

The Shiite-Sunni conflict and diminishing petro-earnings will affect two millions Nepali workers in the Middle East. The Middle East is once again in limelight due to the simmering diplomatic tension between Iran and Saudi Arabia and the constantly falling price of fossil fuel. While the world watches these major developments, Nepal needs to be vigilant […]

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