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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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SLBFE to evacuate Lankans in Liberia

Posted by jacobo 9 days ago Sri Lanka
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With the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring the Ebola virus epidemic sweeping across western Africa, an international health emergency, the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE) is now looking to repatriate Sri Lankan migrant workers from Liberia.

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Singapore builds integrated dormitory for foreign workers

Posted by jacobo 10 days ago Singapore
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SINGAPORE: Singapore will open its first integrated 16,800-bed mega dormitory facility for foreign workers this month as part of efforts to avoid a repeat of the 2013 Little India riots, the country's worst unrest in 40 years.

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Sri Lanka to bring back migrant workers employed in Liberia due to Ebola epidemic

Posted by jacobo 10 days ago Sri Lanka
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Aug 09, Colombo: Sri Lanka is taking measures to bring back around 200 migrant workers currently employed in Liberia due to the fast spreading Ebola epidemic in the West African region, Minister of Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare Dilan Perera said.

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The final straw

Posted by jacobo 11 days ago Nepal
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KATHMANDU, Aug 9: In the scorching heat of August, Ram Milan Kurni walks into one of the medical test centers at Gongabu in the capital. He pays Rs 1,500 at the reception of Janaki International Medical Center Pvt. Ltd for some medical tests.

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Gov't to evacuate more OFWs from Libya

Posted by jacobo 11 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - Thirty-five more overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Misrata in Libya have registered with the Philippine embassy for evacuation by sea.

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Pinoy seafarers stranded for months on Delaware River

Posted by jacobo 11 days ago Philippines
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REDWOOD CITY, California – A cargo ship carrying 18 Filipino seamen has been stuck in the Delaware River in Philadelphia for almost three months and it may stay there until its Greek owner foots the bill for repairs.

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