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35 foreign women rescued from massage parlours

Posted by jacobo few seconds ago Malaysia
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KUALA LUMPUR: Thirty-five women of various nationalities, believed to be victims of human trafficking, were rescued by the police during raids conducted at three massage centres at Platinum Walk, Setapak here last Thursday.

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Thai PM vows to fight human trafficking in sex trade, fishing industry

Posted by jaypee few seconds ago Thailand
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BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has vowed to crackdown on human trafficking in the sex trade and fishing industry in 2015 and punish any public officials involved after international criticism of Thailand's failure to tackle the crime.

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Remittances breach $2-B mark in April

Posted by jaypee 16 days ago Philippines
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Cash sent home by overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) rose in line with expectations in April this year, which became the earliest month in history that saw remittances exceed $2 billion, documents from the central bank showed.




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Deployment of Filipino domestic workers down by 20%, says POEA | Inquirer Global Nation

Posted by jaypee 16 days ago Philippines
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The deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) working as household helpers went down by 20 percent in the first five months of 2015 compared to last year’s data, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said on Tuesday.




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New Nitaqat program for recruitment firms

Posted by jaypee 17 days ago Saudi Arabia
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JEDDAH: The ministry of Labor is preparing to launch a new Nitaqat program for recruitment companies and offices soon, a senior official said. The program will include both incentives and penalties for companies based on the zone they belong to.

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S Korea simplifies procedures for return of illegal workers

Posted by jaypee 21 days ago Vietnam
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VietNamNet Bridge – South Korea has been implementing a voluntary home-return registration programme for illegal foreigners since May 22, Viet Nam's Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Ministry's overseas labourers management department said.

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Foreign worker checks to go fully electronic

Posted by jaypee 21 days ago Malaysia
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PUTRAJAYA: Applications for foreign worker visa and health status clearances will go fully electronic next Monday, said the Immigration Department.

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Illegal Workers Arrested in Construction Site Raid

Posted by jaypee 22 days ago Cambodia
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Seventeen Vietnamese construction workers were arrested and the passports of 142 Chinese construction workers confiscated when immigration officers raided a building site in Phnom Penh on Tuesday afternoon.

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