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PH, China to discuss legitimization of Filipino domestic workers

Posted by jaypee 508 days ago Macau SAR
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In response to the situation of up to 200,000 Filipino domestic helpers working illegally in China, a high representative from the Philippine government is set to discuss with mainland authorities the legitimization of these overseas workers.
The Macau and Hong Kong SARs long ago legalized such workers from the Philippines, Indonesia and other countries. In Macau, according to the F

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‘Blue card’ for non‑resident domestic workers automatically renewed

Posted by jaypee 932 days ago Macau SAR
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The work permit, known as a blue card, for non-resident domestic workers will be automatically renewed from August on, the Human Resources Office of the Government announced on Saturday.

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Thousands of Macau workers protest at casinos for better pay

Posted by jaypee 1274 days ago Macau SAR
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HONG KONG – More than 7,000 casino workers in Macau took to the streets today (Aug 25) for a seventh time this year to demand better pay and working conditions in the world’s largest gambling hub, the Bloomberg news agency reported.

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Macau increases penalty for overstaying expats

Posted by jacobo 1313 days ago Macau SAR
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Macau has imposed heavy penalties against overstaying expatriates, including Filipinos, according to the Philippine Overseas Employment Agency, citing a report from the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in the special administrative region.

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AL Plenary Gov’t to demand more social responsibility from casino operators

Posted by jacobo 1361 days ago Macau SAR
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Upon reviewing current gaming concessions in 2015 and 2016, the government will demand more action on social responsibility from casino operators, Secretary for Economy and Finance Mr Francis Tam revealed yesterday in the Legislative Assembly (AL) plenary session.

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SAR ticks boxes

Posted by jacobo 1378 days ago Macau SAR
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The Macau Government says it has achieved “considerable” results in implementing UN recommendations.

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28 illegal workers caught

Posted by jaypee 1451 days ago Macau SAR
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The Public Security Police last month carried out inspections at 303 sites in search of illegal workers. A total of 25 illegal workers were found, according to figures released yesterday by the Public Security Police.

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More than 70pct of job candidates are tourist visa-holders, industry says

Posted by jacobo 1503 days ago Macau SAR
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The government revealed its intention on Monday to plug the existing loophole that allows tourists from other countries to look for jobs in Macau. However, local agencies focused on the domestic helpers market seem to be unaware of the would-be risk as they are all busy handling recruitment and immigration procedures for job seekers waiting in line in the of

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