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Almost half of foreign workers infected with TB, say doctors

Posted by jaypee 46 days ago Malaysia
http://www.thestar.com.my —

PETALING JAYA: With almost half of foreign workers failing their medical tests found to be infected with the highly contagious tuberculosis (TB), doctors are raising the alarm over the presence of some three million to six million illegals here.

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Cambodia, Australia further discuss refugee resettlement plan

Posted by jaypee 46 days ago Cambodia
http://www.globaltimes.cn —

Cambodian Foreign Minister Hor Namhong met with Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton on Thursday to further discuss a refugee resettlement plan following an agreement struck by the two countries in September.

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Saudi deploys 1,200 officers for raids on illegal workers

Posted by jaypee 46 days ago Saudi Arabia
http://www.arabianbusiness.com —

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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Thai countdown for migrants

Posted by jaypee 46 days ago Thailand
http://www.phnompenhpost.com —

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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Bangladeshi Customs deports 136 Rohingya migrants

Posted by jaypee 47 days ago Bangladesh
http://customstoday.com.pk —

DHAKA: Bangladeshi customs deported 136 Rohingya migrants, including women and children, who had illegally crossed from neighboring Myanmar.

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RI faces uphill climb battling human trafficking

Posted by jaypee 47 days ago Indonesia
http://www.thejakartapost.com —

Indonesia faces difficulties combating human trafficking due to various factors, including the involvement of state officials and the fact that the illegal industry is second only to drug-trafficking in terms of profits generated for criminals, an organization has said.

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National scene: Ministry to limit foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 42 days ago Indonesia
http://www.thejakartapost.com —

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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Taiwan tops Vietnam labor export markets: report

Posted by jaypee 42 days ago Taiwan
http://www.chinapost.com.tw —

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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