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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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Army of migrant workers approaches 500,000

Posted by jaypee few seconds ago Taiwan
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The number of foreign workers has increased significantly since the Council of Labor Affairs (CLA) began to ease restrictions on new hires in the manufacturing sector three years ago.

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‘Return migration’ to benefit teachers working as maids in Singapore

Posted by jaypee 7 days ago Philippines
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School teachers forced to work as household helpers or household service workers (HSWs) in Singapore now have a chance to return to the Philippines to practice their original profession.

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Deployment of newly-hired OFWs resumes for West Bank, Israel

Posted by jaypee 9 days ago Philippines
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The government has lifted the ban on the deployment of newly-hired Filipino workers to West Bank and Israel following the lowering of the alert level in those areas by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).

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Issuing MRP to 1.5 million migrants in KSA uncertain

Posted by jaypee 15 days ago Bangladesh
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Issuing machine readable passports (MRPs) to around 1.5 million Bangladeshi migrant workers in Saudi Arabia has become uncertain as the Malaysian outsourcing company, which was given the job, could not start the pilot project yet.

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Myanmar Relies on Foreign Investments to Draw Migrants, Refugees

Posted by jaypee 17 days ago Burma
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Myanmar authorities are banking on foreign investments to generate jobs in a bid to woo back some of the country’s nearly 10 million migrant workers from neighboring countries.

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80 per cent of human trafficking cases linked to China

Posted by jaypee 17 days ago Burma
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This year the Myanmar-China Border Relations Office has handed over 61 human trafficking victims — one male and 60 females – to Myanmar officials. A further 28 victims — 19 males and nine females — were handed over to Myanmar officials at the Myanmar-Thai border anti-human trafficking office.

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NCPO mulls border shakeup

Posted by jaypee 17 days ago Thailand
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Thai labour authorities are designing new regulations that would allow workers from neighbouring countries to enter Thailand and legally work in border areas without passports.

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