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More than 130 Bangladeshis deported for illegal entry in 12 months

Posted by jacobo 36 days ago Bangladesh
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com —

A total of 139 Bangladeshis who had entered Myanmar illegally have been deported to Bangladesh over the last year, according to the Immigration Department of Rakhine State’s Maungdaw District.

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Macau increases penalty for overstaying expats

Posted by jacobo 37 days ago Macau SAR
http://www.gmanetwork.com —

Macau has imposed heavy penalties against overstaying expatriates, including Filipinos, according to the Philippine Overseas Employment Agency, citing a report from the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in the special administrative region.

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EOW renders consular service to 2,335 OFWs

Posted by jacobo 37 days ago Philippines
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The Philippine Embassy rendered consular services through its Embassy-on-Wheels (EOW) to 2,335 Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) at the Al-Jazeera International School in Dammam last Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Nationality probe takes shape

Posted by jacobo 34 days ago Thailand
http://www.bangkokpost.com —

Thailand and Cambodia yesterday discussed ways to implement a nationality verification process for Cambodian migrant workers after they are registered to work in the country legally. 

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Osaka zone a litmus test of foreign worker policy

Posted by jacobo 34 days ago Japan
http://www.japantimes.co.jp —

A long-sought immigration system that will provide Japanese working families, and working women in particular, with much-needed help and create a more multiethnic Japan, or an ill-considered political sop to female voters that will lead to discrimination and human rights abuses?

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Few biting so far on special visa for workers

Posted by jacobo 34 days ago Japan
http://www.japantimes.co.jp —

Desperate to reinvigorate the long-stalled economy, the government has spent the past two years cozying up to highly skilled foreign workers through a batch of visa perks. There’s just one problem: few have been wooed.

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33 ‘sites’ shut down for violation of labour laws

Posted by jacobo 33 days ago Qatar
http://www.gulf-times.com —

Labour inspectors conducted 4,335 and 5,083 visits in May and June respectively and closed down 33 “sites” for violations of laws in Qatar, it was announced yesterday.

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Qatar agrees some foreign worker reforms

Posted by jacobo 33 days ago Qatar
http://www.brecorder.com —

Qatar's government has approved some measures to improve the treatment of foreign workers following international criticism over the past year, as the Gulf state gears up to host the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament.

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