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Pinoy seafarers stranded for months on Delaware River

Posted by jacobo 36 days ago Philippines
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REDWOOD CITY, California – A cargo ship carrying 18 Filipino seamen has been stuck in the Delaware River in Philadelphia for almost three months and it may stay there until its Greek owner foots the bill for repairs.

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New package being worked out for Kashmiri migrants: Modi govt

Posted by jaypee 34 days ago India
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NEW DELHI: Keeping "past experience" in mind, a new package for return and rehabilitation of Kashmiri migrants is being "carefully" finalized in consultation with the state government and the representatives of the displaced people, home minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday.

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Myanmar to help screen workers

Posted by jacobo 34 days ago Burma
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The Myanmar government has promised full cooperation in verifying the nationality of Myanmarese workers in Thailand.

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Filipino, Indian workers evacuated from Libya to Malta

Posted by jacobo 29 days ago Philippines
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VALLETTA - More than 1,000 Philippine and Indian workers were evacuated to Malta on Friday from Libya, whose parliament has sought United Nation help to protect civilians from fighting between armed factions.

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Employment Permit Scheme for Foreign Workers Gets Mixed Reviews

Posted by jaypee 30 days ago Republic of Korea
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Although the employment permit scheme for foreign workers has marked its 10th anniversary, it is still under debate between the government and human rights advocacy groups.

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Around 10,000 Nepalis still working in Iraq

Posted by jacobo 30 days ago Nepal
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KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Even as security situation inside Iraq continues to get worse by the day, around 10,000 Nepali migrant workers are still living at various parts of the troubled country, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA).

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No placement fee? No kidding!

Posted by jacobo 30 days ago Hong Kong SAR
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HONG KONG – For years, hundreds of thousands of Filipino workers have had to pay through their teeth to secure jobs as domestic workers abroad.

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Probe sought on surging number of foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 31 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) yesterday called on Congress to investigate the surging number of Chinese and other foreigners allegedly working illegally in the country.

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