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Repay expatriates by investing wisely — Philippine VP

Posted by jacobo 22 days ago Philippines

Manila: Governments should repay migrant workers for helping their countries’ economies by investing in assets and programmes that would “help build a higher quality of life for the workers”, Philippine Vice-President Jejomar Binay has said.

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Survey on migrants challenged

Posted by jaypee 22 days ago Thailand
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UNDER-AGE immigrant labourers make up 5-10 per cent of workers in the Thai processed-marine-food industry, mostly because they are willing to be registered as adults to earn full-scale pay or be allowed higher pay but harder work, a recent Bangkok seminar was told.

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SBY claims govt cares about migrants on death row

Posted by jaypee 22 days ago Indonesia
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President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said on Wednesday that the public had mistakenly interpreted the issue of migrant workers facing the death penalty, as he made a new plea to the Saudi Arabian government to save an Indonesian migrant worker from being beheaded in the kingdom.

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POEA ordered to ensure safety of Pinoy seafarers involved in search for missing Malaysian plane

Posted by jaypee 22 days ago Philippines
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Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz has directed the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) to work with the employer of the 20 Filipino seafarers involved in the search for the missing Malaysian passenger plane to ensure their safety.

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Lawmaker demands probe into illegal Chinese workers

Posted by jacobo 22 days ago Philippines

Manila: A Philippine Congressman has urged his colleagues in the Lower Chamber to conduct an inquiry into the alleged influx of foreign workers, particularly Chinese, who are working in the country without permits.

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Lawmaker seeks probe of illegal foreign workers in PH

Posted by jaypee 22 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines—Too many foreign workers are apparently coming into the country illegally and taking jobs away from Filipinos, according to TUCP party list Rep. Raymond Democrito Mendoza, who said authorities must review labor and immigration laws to address the matter.




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Probe on illegal foreign workers sought

Posted by jacobo 23 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines — A lawmaker proposed a congressional inquiry on the illegal entry of foreign workers in the country, arguing that it deprives more Filipinos of needed job opportunities.

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Mae Sot migrants demand labour rights

Posted by jaypee 23 days ago Thailand
http://www.dvb.no —

Nearly a thousand Burmese migrant workers staged a rally outside their garment factory in northern Thailand, calling for improved labour rights.

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