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Sharp drop in maid abuse cases

Posted by jacobo 12 days ago Bahrain
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THERE has been a drop in the number of foreign housemaids coming forward with allegations of abuse during Ramadan.

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Japan firm obliges Filipino workers to waive its responsibility for deaths

Posted by jacobo 12 days ago Japan
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A Japanese nursing-care service provider requires Filipino job applicants sign a statement absolving the company of any responsibility should they die in Japan, the statement obtained by Kyodo News showed Saturday.

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Qatar blames recruiters abroad for labour abuse

Posted by jacobo 12 days ago Qatar
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DOHA: World Cup 2022 host Qatar, under international criticism over working conditions for migrant workers, said recruitment agencies in Asia were the main party to blame for any abuse.

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QF recommends ways to improve worker conditions

Posted by jacobo 12 days ago Qatar
http://www.gulf-times.com —

A Qatar Foundation report has highlighted 10 key points for improving workers’ conditions in Qatar after a study found that many of them were subjected to rights violations in the home countries well before their  arrival in Doha.

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Qatari gov't report calls for changes to expat contracts

Posted by jacobo 12 days ago Qatar
http://www.arabianbusiness.com —

A report backed by the Qatari government has called for foreign workers’ contracts to be copied in their native language and for a ban on changes after the employee has left their home country.

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Pinoys in Japan warned against illegal solicitation

Posted by jacobo 12 days ago Philippines
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MANILA – The Philippine Embassy in Japan reminded Filipinos to be wary of people soliciting donations allegedly for children in the Philippines.

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Thais detain ‘large number’

Posted by jacobo 14 days ago Thailand
http://www.phnompenhpost.com —

A large group of Cambodian migrants were rounded up and detained in a Bangkok prison at the end of May, where many still remain, Thai officials told the Post yesterday.

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Number of runaway maids seeking refuge in Dubai down

Posted by jacobo 15 days ago United Arab Emirates
http://www.thenational.ae —

DUBAI // Filipino labour officials are pleasantly surprised that the number of maids seeking refuge in Dubai this Ramadan is lower than expected.

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