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Vietnamese ‘irregular’ migrant workers at high risk

Posted by jaypee 41 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 44 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 44 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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No separate registration for migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 44 days ago India
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Separate registration for migrant workers working in Kerala is not possible and will turn detrimental to Keralites working in other States, Minister for Labour Shibu Baby John told the Assembly on Wednesday.

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UNPO: East Turkestan: China’s Two-Tiered Passport System Constrains Minorities from Leaving the Country

Posted by jaypee 45 days ago China PR
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Chinese authorities have created a two-tier passport system which severely restricts minorities from travelling abroad, indicates a Human Rights Watch report published in July 2015. While in areas populated by the country's ethnic Han majority passports must be issued within 15 days, in regions mostly inhabited by ethnic minorities the process requires extensive paperwork. As a re

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Labour Min to relieve Thai employers and migrant workers of IUU fishing impacts

Posted by jaypee 46 days ago Thailand
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The Labour Ministry has approved measures to help migrant fishermen whose Thai employers could not bring boats out to the sea as they fail to meet requirements of IUU fishing control, Labour Minister Surasak Kanjanarat revealed on Monday.

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25 trafficking victims back home from Indonesia

Posted by jaypee 46 days ago Bangladesh
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Twenty five more Bangladeshi human trafficking victims returned home from Indonesia last night, around four months after they were rescued from the Andaman Sea.

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DOLE warns against hiring foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 38 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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