Labor migrants stay in Russia the longest; workers in Kazakhstan return home the most. These and other findings are the result of a UN survey on migrant labor.Read More
It is increasingly difficult to characterize South Korea as a single-race nation anymore given its growing racial and cultural diversity. South Korea has about 1.58 million foreign residents as of September, and there are 49 cities in South Korea with over 10,000 foreign residents. Furthermore, many of South Korea’s farm villages are now dependent on foreign workers.Read More
The government must do more to tackle abuses against migrant workers, academics say. The situation has improved slightly since June, following moves by the National Council for Peace and Order to regulate migrant workers, said Narong Petprasert, an economist at Chulalongkorn University.