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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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Over 58,000 illegals deported last month

Posted by jaypee 16 days ago Saudi Arabia
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Over 15,000 violators of the residency and labor system are currently living in government shelters awaiting deportation. Figures recently released showed that the Ministry of Labor last month deported more than 58,710 foreigners who had violated residency or labor laws.

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Modi promises to deport ‘Bangladeshi migrants’ from Assam

Posted by jaypee 16 days ago India
http://bdnews24.com — India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised to take steps to “chase out Bangladeshi illegal immigrants” from Assam while reiterating that there will be no ‘compromise’ on the state’s security. Read More
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Gulf states said to abuse migrants building luxury hotels and western museums

Posted by jaypee 16 days ago United Arab Emirates
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The United Nations International Labor Organization (ILO) has launched an investigation into the abuse of migrant workers in the United Arab Emirates. Many are employed on Saadiyat, the site of a $27billion complex of museums, including the British Museum and the Guggenheim, and luxury resorts.

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Bali sees rise in illegal foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 18 days ago Indonesia
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Bali’s popularity as an international tourist destination has enticed more foreigners to try their luck at making money on the island. Unfortunately, many of them choose to take the easy way by misusing their tourist visas.

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Gulf, Asia approve steps to protect foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 19 days ago Kuwait
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Kuwait City - Gulf and Asian labor ministers agreed Thursday on a series of initiatives aimed at boosting protection and improving conditions of employment for millions of foreign workers in the Gulf, officials said.

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No iqamas without fingerprints

Posted by jaypee 21 days ago Saudi Arabia
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The Passport Department has warned citizens and expatriates that it would not issue new or renew residence permits unless all foreign workers and dependents over 15 have registered their fingerprints.

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