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Raids net hundreds of illegals

Posted by jaypee 18 days ago Saudi Arabia
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Hundreds of residency and labor law violators have been arrested during the raids launched by the Interior and Labor Ministries.

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UN Special Rapporteur: Malaysia's migrant workers often exploited, trafficked, prostituted

Posted by jaypee 19 days ago Malaysia
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PETALING JAYA: It is estimated that there are two million documented migrant workers, and another two million or more undocumented migrant workers in Malaysia, according to United Nations Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons Maria Grazia Giammarinaro (pic).

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Thai countdown for migrants

Posted by jaypee 17 days ago Thailand
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Hundreds of thousands of Cambodian migrant workers in Thailand have been given until June 30 to obtain new work permits from Thai authorities or face deportation.

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Saudi deploys 1,200 officers for raids on illegal workers

Posted by jaypee 17 days ago Saudi Arabia
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Twelve hundred police officers have been deployed to arrest illegal workers in the west of Saudi Arabia, it was reported on Wednesday.

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Vietnamese, Malaysian trade unions ink deal on protection of migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 12 days ago Vietnam
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HANOI, March 16 (Xinhua) -- Leaders of Vietnamese and Malaysian trade unions agreed here on Monday to cooperate in protecting Vietnamese migrant workers in Malaysia, one of the top four destination countries for Vietnamese workers.

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Taiwan tops Vietnam labor export markets: report

Posted by jaypee 13 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI--Taiwan was Vietnam's largest labor export market in the first two months of this year, recruiting 10,906 Vietnamese workers during the period, according to the latest official data from Hanoi.

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National scene: Ministry to limit foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 13 days ago Indonesia
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Manpower Minister M. Hanif Dhakiri said he would limit the number of foreigners working in the country to allow businesses to employ more domestic workers.

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Agents add to Nepali migrants’ expenses

Posted by jaypee 13 days ago Nepal
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KATHMANDU, MAR 15 - The entry of agents of the Malaysian government one after another to Nepal’s internal recruitment sector since 2013 is increasing the costs for Nepali migrant workers to find jobs in the South East Asian country.

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