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Police cripple gang extorting foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 15 days ago Malaysia
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JOHOR BARU: The police detain three men suspected of being involved in extorting foreign workers in an operation in Jalan Sungai Danga, at midnight, yesterday.

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$120,000 gift to help foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 15 days ago Singapore
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Close to 300 foreign workers breaking fast at Pasir Ris Park on July 12, 2015. The event which included a walk and a concert was organised by the Paya Lebar Methodist Church and NGO Healthserve.

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Cambodia Creates ‘Border Pass’ for Workers in Thailand

Posted by jaypee 16 days ago Cambodia
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PHNOM PENH (Khmer Times) – Cambodian Foreign Minister Hor Namhong has signed an agreement in Thailand to create a ‘Border Pass’ for workers living along the Cambodian-Thai border.

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Close to 6,000 Pinoys already repatriated from Syria –DFA

Posted by jaypee 19 days ago Philippines
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Twenty-eight more Filipinos were repatriated from Syria on Wednesday, bringing the total number of repatriates to 5,671 since the start of the repatriation program in 2011, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.

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POEA: New rules on work permits in Bahrain may affect several Pinoy workers

Posted by jaypee 19 days ago Philippines
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The Philippine government on Wednesday urged Filipino workers in Bahrain to apply for mobility permits in accordance with the new rules set by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) for foreign workers.

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Firms face tougher rules when hiring foreign PMEs; subsidies for hiring jobless locals,

Posted by jaypee 20 days ago Singapore
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SINGAPORE - Firms looking to hire foreign professionals will soon come under tougher hiring rules, while those prepared to fill their professional, managerial and executive (PME) vacancies with unemployed locals will get financial help to offset their wage cost.

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Over 1,300 NTB migrant workers deported from Malaysia

Posted by jaypee 22 days ago Indonesia
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The Malaysian government has deported 1,313 migrant workers from West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) so far this year, mostly for not having proper documentation, overstaying or involvement in criminal acts.

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Migrant workers from Philippines prefer working in factories: lawyer

Posted by jaypee 23 days ago Philippines
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MANILA--Most of the nearly 120,000 migrant workers from the Philippines in Taiwan are working in factories, where they are working regular hours and the work demands are less complicated, according to a lawyer of the Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) in Taipei.

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