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No more manual Visa application for foreign workers starting from July 1 | New Straits Times | Malaysia General Business Sports and Lifestyle News

Posted by jaypee 26 days ago Malaysia
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PUTRAJAYA: The Immigration Department will no longer accept manual applications for Visas with Reference (VDR) for foreign workers beginning July 1.

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Gulf migrant workers sent home USD 100B: study

Posted by jaypee 26 days ago Kuwait
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KUWAIT - Foreigners working in the energy-rich Arab states of the Gulf sent more than USD 100 billion in remittances to their home countries last year, an economic report showed Tuesday.

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Illegal workers at Muscat airport to be deported

Posted by jaypee 27 days ago Oman
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Muscat: Most of the workers arrested at the construction project at Muscat International Airport will be deported soon, a Ministry of Manpower official told Gulf News on condition of anonymity.

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Police violating human rights by profiling migrant workers? - The Times of India

Posted by jaypee 28 days ago India
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KOCHI: With crimes by migrant labourers increasing alarmingly, police in Ernakulam district, home to almost 80% of the migrant population in the state, are collecting thumb impressions as a security measure, a move that is, expert says, fraught with serious human rights implications.

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Pact on hiring workers signed with Djibouti, Niger

Posted by jaypee 28 days ago Saudi Arabia
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RIYADH — Djibouti and Niger have been added among the countries with which Saudi Arabia has signed agreements to hire domestic workers.

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PNG Deports 130 Indonesian Migrant Workers

Posted by jaypee 30 days ago Indonesia
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Jakarta/Jayapura. An Indonesian official in Vanimo, Papua New Guinea revealed on Friday that 130 nationals working for several timber companies have been deported back to Indonesia via the Skow-Wurung region in Papua due to immigration violations, including incomplete work permits.

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Myanmar continues its ban on domestic workers leaving to work in Singapore

Posted by jaypee 30 days ago Burma
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About 500 women from Myanmar have reportedly been barred in the past three weeks from leaving their country to work in Singapore as foreign domestic workers (FDWs), said local employment agencies.

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Nepal urges Qatar: End migrant sponsorship scheme

Posted by jaypee 34 days ago Nepal
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REUTERS - Nepal's labor minister urged Qatar on Monday to scrap a sponsorship scheme which prevents the free movement of migrant workers, calling it a violation of the rights of thousands of its nationals who are working in the Gulf state.

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