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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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19 Pinoys seek repatriation after surviving two car bomb attacks in Iraq

Posted by jaypee 9 days ago Iraq
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Nineteen Filipino employees of an upscale restaurant in Baghdad, Iraq, have asked to be repatriated two months after they nearly became casualties in two suicide car bomb explosions, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Monday.

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OFW remittances in peril | ABS-CBN News

Posted by jaypee 9 days ago Philippines
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MANILA - Alarmed over the move by developed countries to shut down remittance firms due to suspicions that these are being used to funnel funds to terrorists, the Philippine remittance industry is appealing to the Aquino administration and multilateral agencies to intervene.

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South-east Asia migrant crisis, in pictures - Telegraph

Posted by jaypee 9 days ago Burma
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More than 1,000 people fleeing persecution in Burma and poverty in Bangladesh came ashore Friday around South-east Asia, describing murder, extortion and near-starvation after surviving a harrowing journey at sea.

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Vietnamese ‘irregular’ migrant workers at high risk

Posted by jaypee 10 days ago Vietnam
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VietNamNet Bridge – Since the inception of the economic reforms in the 1980s, one-clear objective of the Vietnam government has been to use labour migration as a strategy to increase employment and reduce poverty.



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20 more Pinoys repatriated from Yemen

Posted by jaypee 13 days ago Philippines
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Twenty more Filipinos were repatriated from war-torn Yemen as the government continues its mandatory repatriation program there.

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UNPO: East Turkestan: China’s Two-Tiered Passport System Constrains Minorities from Leaving the Country

Posted by jaypee 14 days ago China PR
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Chinese authorities have created a two-tier passport system which severely restricts minorities from travelling abroad, indicates a Human Rights Watch report published in July 2015. While in areas populated by the country's ethnic Han majority passports must be issued within 15 days, in regions mostly inhabited by ethnic minorities the process requires extensive paperwork. As a re

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