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35 foreign women rescued from massage parlours

Posted by jacobo few seconds ago Malaysia
http://www.theborneopost.com —

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
http://uk.reuters.com —

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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Japan OKs plan to accept more foreign nursing care workers

Posted by jaypee 4 days ago Japan
http://www.japantimes.co.jp —

The health ministry approved a plan Monday to include nursing care under the technical intern training program for foreigners to help increase the number of foreign care workers and solve labor shortages in Japan’s aging society.

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Transient workers outreach project launched for foreign workers in southern sector

Posted by jaypee 6 days ago Singapore
http://news.asiaone.com —

SINGAPORE - A transient worker engagement initiative was launched on Sunday to engage transient workers on a broad range of issues ranging from crime prevention, cultural understanding, and safe and harmonious living.

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Lessons on local do's and don'ts for foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 6 days ago Singapore
http://www.channelnewsasia.com —

SINGAPORE: Foreign workers will be taught to avoid engaging in anti-social behaviour, such as spitting and littering, under a new project.

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‘Black market’ for Pinay maids emerging in UAE – report

Posted by jaypee 8 days ago Philippines
http://www.gmanetwork.com —

A black market is emerging for Filipina household helpers in the United Arab Emirates with prospective employers being made to pay up to $4,600 (Dh17,000) for a helper, a UAE news site reported over the weekend.

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Counter renewal of foreign workers' permits until Feb 28 - Nation

Posted by jaypee 8 days ago Malaysia
http://www.thestar.com.my —

PUTRAJAYA: Foreign workers' permits can be renewed over Immigration counters again, but the service will end on Feb 28.

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SMEs against use of online service to renew foreign worker permits

Posted by jaypee 9 days ago Malaysia
http://www.thestar.com.my —

PETALING JAYA: Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are against the mandatory renewal of work permits for foreign workers via the MyEG portal.

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