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6,000 jobs await Antipolo residents in South Korea

Posted by jaypee 737073 days ago Philippines
http://www.philstar.com —

At least 6,000 jobs as factory workers in South Korea are waiting for residents of Antipolo City.

The Jong Phil Language Center Inc. (JPLCI) of Korea said they want Filipino workers because they are hardworking and diligent.

A worker, according to JPLCI, can earn P30,000 a month, and this may go up to P50,000 once he renders overtime work. The workers would be given free housing, too.

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Taiwan labor activists want rise in basic minimum wage

Posted by jaypee 737073 days ago Taiwan
http://www.taiwannews.com.tw —

Labor activists want the Council of Labor Affairs to hike the monthly basic minimum wage to NT$22,115 (US$695) after a meeting Monday.

The current minimum salary of NT$17,280 (US$543) was first introduced in 2007 and should be raised to close the

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Kuwait working to cancel the 'sponsorship' system

Posted by jaypee 737073 days ago Kuwait
http://www.kuwaittimes.net —

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and several other government bodies are working on a comprehensive report in response to a report from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), rebutting the UNHCR's criticisms and explaining the new procedures to be introduced which will protect the rights of workers and prevent violations.

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No jobs for health professionals in Israel embassy

Posted by jaypee 737073 days ago Philippines
http://globalnation.inquirer.net —

MANILA, Philippines -- There are no job openings for doctors, nurses, medical technologists, ambulance drivers and other hospital workers in Israel, according to the Philippine Embassy in Tel Aviv.

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Remittances up 7.1% in Jan-July

Posted by jaypee 737073 days ago Philippines
http://www.abs-cbnnews.com —

MANILA, Philippines - Money sent home by overseas Filipinos grew 7.1% to $10.68 billion in the first 7 months of the year, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported Wednesday.

In July alone, remittances reached $1.6 billion, up 8.2% year-on-year, but flat from what was recorded in June.

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Afghan refugees stopped from reconstruction in Azakhel camp

Posted by jaypee 737073 days ago Pakistan
http://www.dailytimes.com.pk —

PESHAWAR: The government has stopped the Afghan refugees from rebuilding their houses destroyed by recent devastating floods in Azakhel refugee camp of Nowshera district.

Afghan refugees and locals told Daily Times that district coordination officer (DCO) Nowshera and land owners of the refugee camp have stopped the Afghan refugees from reconstruction of t

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Indonesian illegal workers get violent

Posted by jacobo 737073 days ago Saudi Arabia
http://arabnews.com —

JEDDAH: A group of Indonesian overstayers currently living under King Fahd Bridge in Sharafiyah turned violent Monday afternoon, destroying the windows of vehicles parked under the bridge.

This led to a fight between car owners and Saudi youths living in the nearby district. The fight was quickly controlled by police while the injured were taken to hospital by ambulance.

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Kuwait: 'Workers sold ... resold'

Posted by jacobo 737073 days ago Kuwait
http://www.zawya.com —

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 27: Several domestic labor recruitment offices have been transformed into human trafficking centers where the owners allegedly 'sell' human beings, while they lock absconding workers in some apartments to re-sell them to new sponsors or force them to engage in immoral activities, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting sources.

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