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.Read More
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.Read More
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.
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.
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.Read More
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.Read More