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ACCCIM: Review online foreign worker permit renewal

Posted by jaypee 18 days ago Malaysia
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (ACCCIM) wants a revision of the mandatory imposition of online service of foreign worker temporary permit (PLKS).

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MyEG explains foreign worker permit renewals

Posted by jaypee 18 days ago Malaysia
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PETALING JAYA: The Immigration Department has expanded the scope of implementation of the online system for foreign workers PL(KS) permit renewal through MyEG Services Bhd starting Jan 5, 2015 to include verifying and analysing the database of foreign workers.

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Employers must bear cost of foreign workers: Azzi

Posted by jaypee 19 days ago Lebanon
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BEIRUT: Lebanese employers must bear the expenses of hiring foreign workers and provide them with a work permit and insurance, Labor Minister Sejaan Azzi said in a statement issued Friday. According to the law, the annual fee to issue or renew a work permit for foreigners ranges from LL240,000 to LL1,800,000, depending on the category, of which there are four. Other fees include those for

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NGO calls for Thai authorities to respect Myanmar migrant rights

Posted by jaypee 20 days ago Thailand
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A migrant rights NGO is calling on the authorities in southern Thai tourist resorts to respect minimum wage, work permit and social security regulations for Myanmar migrant workers who contribute to the region’s successful economy.

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Vietnamese worker registration starts in March

Posted by jaypee 20 days ago Thailand
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BANGKOK, Jan 9 --  As the deadline for migrant workers to undertake nationality verification identification draws near, Labour Minister Gen Surasak Karnjanarat said employers are expected to register Vietnamese employees in March.

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Arakan children face critical trafficking danger in Thailand

Posted by jaypee 20 days ago Thailand
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As weather conditions improve, increased numbers of Arakan (Rohingya), a Muslim minority that is effectively denied citizenship in Burma, have been crossing to Thailand in often-rickety boats. This has included numerous children, many of whom are unaccompanied by parents.

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Vietnamese-worker registration planned

Posted by jaypee 20 days ago Vietnam
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The Labour Ministry likely will begin registering illegal Vietnamese workers in March, giving them legal status much as the government did with labourers from three Asean neighbours last year.

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Vietnam to repatriate 136 women rescued from Kuala Lumpur nightclub | Society | Thanh Nien Daily

Posted by jaypee 21 days ago Vietnam
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The Vietnamese embassy in Malaysia is working with Malaysian authorities for the shelter and repatriation of 136 Vietnamese women rescued from a nightclub in Kuala Lumpur early this week, according to the foreign ministry.

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