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PHL embassy in Riyadh hits back at criticisms on HSW processing

Posted by jaypee 39 days ago Saudi Arabia
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The Philippine embassy in Riyadh on Monday hit back at supposed recruiters criticizing its supposed slow pace in processing the documents of Filipino household service workers (HSWs).

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Bangladeshis pay highest migration costs worldwide: WB

Posted by jaypee 40 days ago Bangladesh
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Bangladeshi migrant workers pay the highest recruitment costs in the world, the World Bank said in a report.

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Govt plans to bring law for welfare of domestic workers

Posted by jaypee 40 days ago India
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New Delhi: Government is contemplating bringing a law to regulate the working conditions of domestic workers and providing them social security benefits, Lok Sabha was informed today.

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KSA to start issuing work visas to Bangladeshis from tomorrow

Posted by jaypee 40 days ago Saudi Arabia
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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) will start issuing visas for Bangladeshi domestic workers from tomorrow, the KSA labour ministry made the announcement on April 13, reported Arab News.

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339 Illegal Immigrants Detained In Kota Kinabalu

Posted by jaypee 41 days ago Malaysia
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KOTA KINABALU, April 19 (Bernama) -- A total of 339 illegal immigrants (PATI) were detained in a joint operations coordinated by the Sabah National Security Council (NSC) for two days which ended Saturday evening.

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‘New law to solve problem of maids’

Posted by jaypee 42 days ago Kuwait
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KUWAIT CITY, April 17: Rapporteur of Parliament’s Health Committee MP Saadoun Hamad has revealed details about the Housemaid Law which was approved recently by the committee following some new amendments, reports Al-Anba daily. He said the new law will solve the problem of housemaids escaping from thei

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Number of Filipino domestic workers in HK at all-time high

Posted by jaypee 42 days ago Hong Kong SAR
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HONG KONG – The number of Filipinos working as domestic helpers in Hong Kong reached a record high over the past year, as the host government appears to have failed to get Myanmar to fill part of the demand.

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Companies selling work visas caught

Posted by jaypee 43 days ago Qatar
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DOHA: Law-enforcement agencies have clamped down on several companies that are alleged to have been involved in illegal work visa trade.

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