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50 illegal foreign workers arrested in Makati call center

Posted by jaypee 14 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 15 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 15 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 15 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 16 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 16 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 17 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 17 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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