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PNG Deports 130 Indonesian Migrant Workers

Posted by jaypee 30 days ago Indonesia
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Jakarta/Jayapura. An Indonesian official in Vanimo, Papua New Guinea revealed on Friday that 130 nationals working for several timber companies have been deported back to Indonesia via the Skow-Wurung region in Papua due to immigration violations, including incomplete work permits.

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Myanmar continues its ban on domestic workers leaving to work in Singapore

Posted by jaypee 31 days ago Burma
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About 500 women from Myanmar have reportedly been barred in the past three weeks from leaving their country to work in Singapore as foreign domestic workers (FDWs), said local employment agencies.

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Maid pay to be resolved

Posted by jaypee 35 days ago Malaysia
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia and Indonesia will meet at the end of the month to thrash out matters following Jakarta’s push for minimum pay for its maids from RM800 to RM1,200.

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Domestic worker association bans child labor

Posted by jaypee 35 days ago Indonesia
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The Indonesian Domestic Workers Training and Placement Association (APPSI) has compiled a code of ethics for its members in an endeavor to phase out child labor in the domestic work industry.

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'RM1,200 pay for maid salary rational considering region's domestic labour market'

Posted by jaypee 36 days ago Malaysia
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The Malaysian National Association of Employment Agencies (Pikap) president Datuk Raja Zulkepley Dahalan described the proposed higher pay of RM1,200 for Indonesian maids as rational considering the domestic labour market in the region.

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10,000 cash assistance awaits OFWs repatriated from Yemen –OWWA

Posted by jaypee 39 days ago Philippines
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Filipino workers repatriated from strife-torn Yemen may claim a cash grant of P10,000 from the Financial Relief Assistance Program (FRAP) by the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) within six months of their return to the Philippines.

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Singapore's foreign maids exploited by agents, employers

Posted by jaypee 40 days ago Singapore
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SINGAPORE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The promise of a salary five times what she could make at home prompted Nabila to leave Indonesia and her family for a job as a domestic worker in Singapore.

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Almost 5,000 Pinoys repatriated from strife-torn Libya

Posted by jaypee 40 days ago Philippines
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Eighty-eight Filipinos are expected to arrive on Tuesday afternoon after being repatriated from strife-torn Libya, the Department of Foreign Affairs has said.

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