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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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DFA: Oman extends amnestry program for undocumented foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 27 days ago Oman
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The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Tuesday announced that the Sultanate of Oman has extended its amnesty program for undocumented foreign workers until October 28.

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Illegal workers in Oman get one last lifeline for easy exit

Posted by jaypee 32 days ago Oman
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Muscat: With the Oman government deciding to extend the amnesty by three months, expatriates in Oman without legal status have been given one more chance to leave the country without paying fines.

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Welfare group protests against relaxed foreign hiring rule for disabled elderly

Posted by jaypee 33 days ago Taiwan
http://www.chinapost.com.tw —

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The Universal Care Policy Alliance (UCPA, 普及照顧政策聯盟), a social welfare group, yesterday protested a new government policy that will allow slightly disabled people aged 85 and older to hire foreign caretakers.

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Kuwait in Tier 3 in US Department of State Trafficking in Persons Report 2015 - Ranking unchanged for eighth straight year

Posted by jaypee 33 days ago Kuwait
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KUWAIT: Kuwait is a destination country for men and women subjected to forced labor and, to a lesser degree, forced prostitution. Men and women migrate from South and Southeast Asia, Egypt, the Middle East, and increasingly throughout Africa to work in Kuwait, mainly in the domestic service, construction, and sanitation sectors.

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Taiwan still negotiating over foreign workers’ pay - Taipei Times

Posted by jaypee 33 days ago Taiwan
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Taiwan is still negotiating with Indonesia and the Philippines over their “unilateral” decisions to raise wages for domestic helpers in Taiwan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said yesterday.

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Foreign manual worker earns RM5k monthly

Posted by jaypee 34 days ago Malaysia
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KUALA LUMPUR: The photo of the payslip of a foreign worker who takes home RM5,000 a month has gone viral, prompting one professor to remark that if one was willing to work hard, there was no double standard in wages in the country.

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