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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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Moratorium violates workers’ rights: Migrant Care

Posted by jaypee 22 days ago Indonesia
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Rights group Migrant Care has slammed the government’s recent decision to halt the sending of migrant workers in the informal sector to Middle Eastern countries, saying that the move will violate workers’ rights.

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500K Indian workers arrive in 16 months

Posted by jaypee 22 days ago Saudi Arabia
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Nearly 500,000 Indian workers have arrived in the Kingdom to work since the signing of an agreement between both countries in January 2014 to manage and organize the recruitment of domestic workers, according to a source at the Indian ministry

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Indonesia cites pay issue for not sending housemaids

Posted by jaypee 23 days ago Saudi Arabia
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The Indonesian government has now cited lower wages as the reason for not sending housemaids to the Middle East, but the fact remains that the country's leader is against Indonesian women working as domestic workers abroad.

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Indonesia to stop sending domestic workers to Middle East – reports

Posted by jaypee 23 days ago Indonesia
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Indonesia will stop sending new domestic workers to 21 Middle Eastern countries after Saudi Arabia executed two Indonesian women in Saudi Arabia, angering Jakarta, local media reported on Tuesday.

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POEA invites ad agencies, PR firms to join drive vs. illegal recruiters, traffickers

Posted by jaypee 26 days ago Philippines
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The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has started inviting ad agencies and public relations firms to join the government's campaign against illegal recruiters and human traffickers.

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Pinoys in HK hold Labor Day march to stop ‘migrant fees’

Posted by jaypee 26 days ago Hong Kong SAR
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Filipino workers in Hong Kong on Friday held a Labor Day march to call for a stop to fees imposed on them by the Philippine government, Radio-Television Hong Kong reported.

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