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Malaysia, Australia commit to work against people-smuggling

Posted by jaypee 737071 days ago Malaysia
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and Australia today stated their commitment to work together on the issues of people smuggling, trafficking in persons and related transnational crimes, Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said.

He said both countries believed that the Bali Process on human trafficking would allow the respective co

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Najib to Make Announcement on Policy Regarding Skilled Workers , Malaysian Digest

Posted by jaypee 737071 days ago Malaysia
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KUALA LUMPUR, 3 NOVEMBER, 2010: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak will be making an announcement on the policy to attract skilled workforce, including foreign workers, to work in the country. Read More


Foreign Workers Required To Obtain Work Permits

Posted by jacobo 737071 days ago Vietnam
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HANOI, Jan 19 (Bernama) -- Foreign workers without work permits will be forced to leave Vietnam, according to Vietnam news agency on Wednesday.

The regulation comes under a draft decree which has been edited by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs to submit to the Government.

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Labor Ministry working on replacing sponsorship system

Posted by jacobo 737071 days ago Kuwait
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KUWAIT:In efforts to find alternatives to the sponsorship system, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor is facing the trouble of coming up with a formula that protects workers' rights while satisfying employees, reported Al-Qabas.The ministry has consulted international organizations while studying the subject in order to find a way to best serve the rights of both parts of the labor equati

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Chinese women trafficking rising

Posted by jaypee 737071 days ago China PR
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BEIJING, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- More Chinese women are being forced into prostitution overseas by international crime groups who trap them with false promises, a police official said.

The victims, mostly from poor rural areas, are also forced into marriages abroad, said Chen Shiqu, director of the Chinese public security ministry's an

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1,900 human trafficking victims rescued since 2008

Posted by jaypee 737071 days ago Malaysia
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia rescued 1,930 victims of human trafficking between 2008 and December last year.

Over 700 of them were identified as genuine cases and had been placed under the Protection Order.

The others were handed over to the missions of their respective countries for further action.

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3,000 Nepalis illegal in Israel

Posted by jaypee 737071 days ago Nepal
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KATHMANDU: As many as 100,000 foreigners are illegally employed in Israel and over 3,000 of them are Nepalis, Israeli newspaper The Jerusalem Post reported on Sunday, citing a study of Knesset Research and Information Centre.

Illegal migrant workers are increasing in Israel as Read More


Australia: 'No warning' from refugee boat

Posted by jaypee 737071 days ago Australia
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Refugees caught in wild Australian seas desperately phoned police for help as their boat, only spotted 600 metres from shore, drifted towards cliffs where it smashed apart, a report found Monday.

An internal Customs investigation urged the installation of land-based radar at Austral

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