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Taiwan devises measures to resume import of workers from Vietnam

Posted by jaypee 31 days ago Taiwan
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Taipei, July 5 (CNA) As Taiwan is considering resuming the import of Vietnamese workers, the Ministry of Labor (MOL) said it will work out measures to prevent foreign workers from absconding, including imposing more stringent controls by exporting countries, raising brokerage fees and increasing employers' levies.

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Hong Kong employment agency fined for overcharging foreign domestic workers

Posted by jaypee 30 days ago Hong Kong SAR

The licensee of an employment agency discovered to be overcharging foreign domestic workers was fined HKD10,000 at the Eastern Magistrates' Courts on Friday.

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Taiwan tops Vietnam labor export markets: report

Posted by jaypee 142 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI--Taiwan was Vietnam's largest labor export market in the first two months of this year, recruiting 10,906 Vietnamese workers during the period, according to the latest official data from Hanoi.

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Activists claim migrant workers denied basic rights

Posted by jaypee 143 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Some 200,000 migrant workers employed as domestic helpers in Taiwan have been denied basic labor rights, receiving low pay for exceptionally long work hours, activists have claimed.

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Migrant worker protesters urge Taiwan to meet Indonesia's demands

Posted by jaypee 145 days ago Taiwan
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Taipei, March 12 (CNA) A group of activists and migrant workers protested in Taipei on Thursday, urging the government to meet Indonesian demands for better treatment of its workers in Taiwan.

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Illegal workers being smuggled into Hong Kong hidden under trucks | South China Morning Post

Posted by jaypee 195 days ago Hong Kong SAR
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A raid sounded echoes of a turbulent chapter in Hong Kong's history as 23 people were arrested yesterday - some of whom are believed to be core members of a syndicate that was smuggling illegal Vietnamese workers across the border hidden beneath trucks.

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Migrant workers in China demand wage owed in arrears - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Posted by charlon 191 days ago China PR
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Spring festival will come in a month, and migrant workers in large cities are due to return home. Many will also take back with them the money they had earned in the year. But for some, getting their hard-earned money may well be improbable.

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Japan OKs plan to accept more foreign nursing care workers

Posted by jaypee 189 days ago Japan
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The health ministry approved a plan Monday to include nursing care under the technical intern training program for foreigners to help increase the number of foreign care workers and solve labor shortages in Japan’s aging society.

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