KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Cases of exploitation and abuse as well as poor living condition and insufficient food for Nepali migrant workers in Saudi Arabia are on the rise, according to the Department of Foreign Employment.

Two migrant workers die in Saudi Arabia

September 11, 2016 11:13 am

NAWALPARASI, Sept 11: Two Nepalese migrant workers have died in Saudi Arabia in the past one week.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Nepal government appears to be falling short in taking steps to protect the interests of Nepali workers in Saudi Arabia who are grappling with non-payment of wages and mass layoffs.

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: The Qatar government has announced that it will allow three months beginning from September 1 for undocumented workers to leave the country without facing legal consequences.

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Amid reports of scores of Nepali migrant workers in foreign land particularly Gulf countries and Malaysia awaiting repatriation for various reasons, millions of rupees meant for their welfare in foreign countries are reported to have been misused.

MOSCOW, Aug 27: Russian emergency services say a fire swept through a printing plant's warehouse in Moscow on Saturday, killing 17 migrant workers from Kyrgyzstan.

KATHMANDU, AUG 23: The Department of Foreign Employment (DoFE) has sought approval from the Ministry of Labor and Employment to open Lithuania, a country in northeast Europe, as a new destination for Nepali migrant workers.

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Number of cases filed at the Department of Foreign Employment (DoFE) seeking reimbursement from unscrupulous manpower agencies has increased of late.

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: The government has been recommended to send Nepali workers to Afghanistan only on the condition of guarantee of their full security.

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: The government has been recommended to send Nepali workers to Afghanistan only on the condition of guarantee of their full security.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: At least 79 migrant workers were rescued by Nepali authorities over the past few weeks, according to Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA).

KATHMANDU, July 25: In the past employees would give everything to remain faithful to just one particular job for a long time.

Qatar, July 24: The 5th Middle East Regional Conference of Non-residential Nepalese Association (NRNA) concluded with a 13-point declaration on Friday.

KATHMANDU, July 16: As many as 150 Nepali security guards have already returned to Afghanistan after last month's gruesome attack.

KATHMANDU, July 15: A survey conducted by National Centre for AIDS and STD Control (NCASC) among female sex workers has found that a majority of them were married women.

ABU DHABI (UAE), July 3: As many as five Nepali migrant workers on average have been dying every month over the last three years in the UAE, according to the figures maintained by Embassy of Nepal at Abu Dhabi.

Of those who died over the past three years, 104 died due to causes like heart attack, alcohol intoxication and diseases, 29 committed suicide, and 51 were killed in accidents.

DUBAI, July 3: Some 184 Nepali migrant workers have lost their lives in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in last three years.

KATHMANDU, June 23: Following the Afghanistan bomb attack which killed 13 Nepali citizens, the government has imposed a ban on employment for Nepali workers in the four conflict-ravaged countries of Afghanistan, Syria, Libya and Iraq.

KATHMANDU, June 17: The Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD) has directed health workers not to take frequent leaves during monsoon as the chances of an outbreak of communicable diseases are really high during the period.