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50 illegal foreign workers arrested in Makati call center

Posted by jaypee 8 days ago Philippines
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Bureau of Immigration operatives arrested at least 50 foreigners working illegally at a call center in Makati City.

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Bangko Sentral: Cash remittances expand by 6% in August

Posted by jaypee 9 days ago Philippines
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Cash remittances expanded by 6 percent to $2.053 billion in August from $1.938 billion a year earlier on continued deployment of Filipino workers abroad, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said Wednesday.

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Registration for migrant workers ends this month

Posted by jaypee 9 days ago Thailand
Illegal migrant workers have until the end of this month to register themselves or face prosecution, said Employment Department. Read More
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Region's fishing industry 'still chaotic and corrupt': Chulalongkorn seminar

Posted by jaypee 9 days ago Thailand
MANY PROBLEMS related to human trafficking and the lack of efficient administration in the overseas fishing industry remain unsolved, a seminar at Chulalongkorn University (CU)'s Asia Research Centre for Migration was told. Read More
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POEA bans deployment of OFWs to Yemen

Posted by jaypee 10 days ago Philippines
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Citing the security situation there, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) on Tuesday banned the deployment of overseas Filipino workers to Yemen.

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DOLE: 130,000 PHL domestic workers to benefit from HK wage hike

Posted by jaypee 10 days ago Philippines
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Some 130,000 Filipinos working as domestic helpers in Hong Kong stand to benefit from a new wage increase there, the Department of Labor and Employment said Tuesday.

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Migrants trafficked to Thai plantation

Posted by jaypee 11 days ago Thailand
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People-smugglers kidnapped dozens of Rohingya refugees living in Bangladesh after duping them with fake job offers and trafficked them to a rubber plantation in southern Thailand. -

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More Boatpeople Rescued North of Phuket: Drownings Feared, Trafficker Hunted

Posted by jaypee 11 days ago Thailand
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PHUKET: Rescuers discovered 72 boatpeople hidden in jungle near the sea north of Phuket early today.

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