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Migrant workers keep population expanding

Posted by jacobo 1468 days ago Macau SAR
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People that mean to make Macau their home also add to the growth.


Macau’s population inched closer to 600,000 in the third quarter, swollen by the arrival of more migrant workers than ever before, official data show.

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Migrant labour force swells beyond 130,000-mark « Macau Business

Posted by jaypee 1482 days ago Macau SAR
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The migrant labour force grew to a record size last month, exceeding 130,000 workers for the first time.

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Workforce ‘must double’ to keep up with new resorts

Posted by jaypee 1514 days ago Macau SAR
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The number of construction workers will double in the next few years to meet the demand created by new resorts being built in Cotai, Macau Construction Association chairman Lo Kai Jone says.

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Migrant workforce grows again to 122,000 people

Posted by jaypee 1543 days ago Macau SAR
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Macau’s migrant workforce was 122,105 people last month, with 911 new workers finding work, official data shows.


This is another new record following June’s passing of the 120,000-worker mark for the first time.

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Migrant labour force at a record 120,000 workers

Posted by jacobo 1577 days ago Macau SAR
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Macau had 121,194 migrant workers last month – the most ever, making up about one-third of the city’s workforce – Human Resources Office data show.

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Foreign labor resources enhance local economy

Posted by jacobo 1633 days ago Macau SAR
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A study investigating the impact of foreign workers in Macau, conducted by the Macau University of Science Technology (MUST) Research Center, has released findings that the increase of foreign workers does not cause “class solidification in Macau, where local residents lack upward mobility channels.”

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Unemployment rate 1.9 pct, local workers’ wages up 12 pct

Posted by jacobo 1665 days ago Macau SAR
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The unemployment rate during the first quarter of this year remained at 1.9 percent as the increase in employment in the gaming industry and other service sectors was offset by the army of fresh graduates newly joining the labor market.

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Lam Heong Sang suggests jail term for illegal workers

Posted by jacobo 1677 days ago Macau SAR
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The phenomenon of illegal work was another concern during the plenary AL session as legislators said the government’s enforcement was ineffective and suggested amendments to the law to put illegal workers into jail as a possible deterrence.

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