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DoE gives employers 11 days for illegal migrant workers to be registered

Posted by jaypee 5 days ago Thailand
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BANGKOK, 20 October 2014 (NNT) – The Department of Employment (DoE) has reminded business operators that they have only 11 days left to have their migrant workers properly registered.

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Sabahan youth "at risk of being slaves to migrants", says state minister - Nation

Posted by jaypee 5 days ago Malaysia
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabahan youths are at risk of becoming slaves to immigrants in their own land in future if the current dependency on foreign labour continues to increase.

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Over half of migrant workers from Tarai

Posted by jaypee 5 days ago Nepal
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KATHMANDU, OCT 19 - More than half of 2.2 million Nepalis leaving the country for foreign employment in the last six years were from Tarai districts, according to a government report.

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Philippine ambassador for steps to protect workers’ interest..

Posted by jaypee 6 days ago Qatar
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Philippine ambassador Crescente Relacion has expressed optimism that the Qatar-Philippines Joint Labour Committee would convene again before he left the country in March 2015.

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Trafficking Captives in Thailand Tell

Posted by jaypee 6 days ago Thailand
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AS INTERNATIONAL concern mounts over human trafficking, the leader of a group of men, women and children who have been held captive for seven months in Thailand has made a desperate plea for help.

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POEA: No processing of returning workers to 3 Ebola-affected countries

Posted by jaypee 6 days ago Philippines
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Citing the continued threat of the Ebola Virus Disease, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration will hold the processing of Filipinos returning to three West African countries affected by the disease.

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Foreign worker curbs could hit Singapore's growth and competitiveness: IMF

Posted by jaypee 7 days ago Singapore
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Singapore's policy of slowing the increase in foreign workers could hurt the country's potential growth and lower its competitiveness, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a report issued late Friday.

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Trade unions head urges more protection from foreign laborers

Posted by jaypee 7 days ago Lebanon
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BEIRUT: Head of the General Federation of Trade Unions Maroun al-Khawli called upon Industry Minister Hussein Hajj Hasan to formulate a strategy in cooperation with the Labor Ministry that would protect Lebanese working in industry and protect them from competition by foreign laborers. “Industrialists should stop replacing their Lebanese workers with foreigners because the negative imp

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