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Employers should bear the medical cost of foreign employees

Posted by jaypee 41 days ago Malaysia
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PETALING JAYA: Employers must bear the medical cost for their foreign employees and not have them subsidised by tax payer's ringgit.

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DOLE warns against hiring foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 41 days ago Philippines
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MANILA - Amid reports of rising number of illegal foreign workers in the country, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) yesterday warned local commercial establishments against hiring of foreign nationals without securing necessary employment permits.

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Higher salary cap for foreign workers looking to bring family over

Posted by jaypee 41 days ago Singapore
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SINGAPORE: Foreign workers working in the Republic will face a higher salary bar in order to bring their family members over under the Dependant's or Long Term Visit Pass from Sep 1 this year.

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OFW remittances in peril | ABS-CBN News

Posted by jaypee 43 days ago Philippines
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MANILA - Alarmed over the move by developed countries to shut down remittance firms due to suspicions that these are being used to funnel funds to terrorists, the Philippine remittance industry is appealing to the Aquino administration and multilateral agencies to intervene.

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South-east Asia migrant crisis, in pictures - Telegraph

Posted by jaypee 43 days ago Burma
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More than 1,000 people fleeing persecution in Burma and poverty in Bangladesh came ashore Friday around South-east Asia, describing murder, extortion and near-starvation after surviving a harrowing journey at sea.

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Vietnamese ‘irregular’ migrant workers at high risk

Posted by jaypee 44 days ago Vietnam
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VietNamNet Bridge – Since the inception of the economic reforms in the 1980s, one-clear objective of the Vietnam government has been to use labour migration as a strategy to increase employment and reduce poverty.



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20 more Pinoys repatriated from Yemen

Posted by jaypee 47 days ago Philippines
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Twenty more Filipinos were repatriated from war-torn Yemen as the government continues its mandatory repatriation program there.

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Migrant workers struggle to enrol kids in schools

Posted by jaypee 47 days ago Vietnam
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HA NOI (VNS) — For several months, Hong Thuy, a worker with the Euro Window company in Quang Minh industrial zone in Me Linh district of Ha Noi found it hard to find a public pre-school for her two-year-old daughter.

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