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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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Remittances edge up 0.5% to $1.814 B in January

Posted by jaypee 13 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - Growth in overseas Filipino workers’ remittances decelerated to a six-year low in January, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas reported yesterday.

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Vietnamese, Malaysian trade unions ink deal on protection of migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 14 days ago Vietnam
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HANOI, March 16 (Xinhua) -- Leaders of Vietnamese and Malaysian trade unions agreed here on Monday to cooperate in protecting Vietnamese migrant workers in Malaysia, one of the top four destination countries for Vietnamese workers.

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Taiwan tops Vietnam labor export markets: report

Posted by jaypee 15 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI--Taiwan was Vietnam's largest labor export market in the first two months of this year, recruiting 10,906 Vietnamese workers during the period, according to the latest official data from Hanoi.

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National scene: Ministry to limit foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 15 days ago Indonesia
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Manpower Minister M. Hanif Dhakiri said he would limit the number of foreigners working in the country to allow businesses to employ more domestic workers.

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Agents add to Nepali migrants’ expenses

Posted by jaypee 15 days ago Nepal
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KATHMANDU, MAR 15 - The entry of agents of the Malaysian government one after another to Nepal’s internal recruitment sector since 2013 is increasing the costs for Nepali migrant workers to find jobs in the South East Asian country.

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Saudi Arabia to immediately deport expats with expired visas – report

Posted by jaypee 15 days ago Saudi Arabia
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Expatriates in Saudi Arabia face immediate deportation if they are caught with expired residency visas, a Saudi news site Arab News reported on Saturday.


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