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33 TNT Pinoys nabbed in Saudi crackdown

Posted by jaypee 737139 days ago Philippines
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At least 33 undocumented Filipino workers were apprehended in a series of intensified crackdown by Saudi authorities on illegal migrants in the Middle East state despite the issuance of amnesty for overstaying aliens.

Citing a report from the Philippine Labor Overseas Office in Al-Khobar, migrant worker group Migrante said those arrested were 27 women and six men.

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Pinoys in Korea stay put

Posted by jaypee 737139 days ago Philippines
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Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Esteban Conejos yesterday said no Filipino in South Korea has expressed intent to return home following the attack by North Korea on the South last Tuesday.

Some 60,000 Filipinos are in South Korea, most of them factory worker-trainees, entertainers, and construction workers. In North Korea, there are nine Filipinos, five of them working for the United Nation

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Compulsory medical insurance policies for foreign workers from next year

Posted by jaypee 737139 days ago Malaysia
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PUTRAJAYA: All foreign workers employed in Malaysia, except for domestic maids, must have medical insurance coverage under a government ruling effective Jan 1.

The move is to ensure that foreign workers Read More

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Foreign workers to be medically insured

Posted by jaypee 737139 days ago Malaysia
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PUTRAJAYA: All foreign workers in the country are compelled to have health insurance coverage from Jan 1 2011, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.

This is necessary as government hospitals are burdened with RM18mil in unpaid bills that continue to rise due to the high number of foreigner workers.

He said it was one of six entry point projects (EPP) in healt

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Employers Reminded To Provide Copies Of Travel Documents To Foreign Workers

Posted by jaypee 737139 days ago Brunei Darussalam
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Kuala Belait - Over 50 foreigners including Malaysians, Indonesians, Filipinos and Bangladeshis were inspected during a recent operation in Belait District.

The operation, which was codenamed "Ops Cekap JIPK 162/2010", involved a team of 15 Enforcement personnel from the Kuala Belait Enforcement Section. Several rented house and workers quarters in Mumong and along Jalan Maulana, Kuala Bel

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Saudization drive suffers serious setbacks, say economic experts

Posted by jaypee 737139 days ago Saudi Arabia
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RIYADH: Addressing unemployment and reining in inflation are the major challenges facing the Kingdom Read More

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Israel plans holding facility for illegal migrants

Posted by jaypee 737139 days ago Saudi Arabia
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JERUSALEM - Israel said on Thursday it plans to establish a holding facility to control the movements of Sudanese and Eritrean migrants who enter the country illegally from Egypt Read More

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India mulls pension, life insurance schemes for expatriate workers

Posted by jaypee 737139 days ago India
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NEW DELHI - Millions of Indian workers in the Gulf region stand to benefit from a contributory pension and life insurance programme being initiated by the Ministry for Overseas Indian Affairs.

Vayalar Ravi, Minister f

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