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Dubai's new system will detect fake passports

Posted by jacobo 16 days ago United Arab Emirates
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Immigration officials in Dubai are working on a new system that could completely eliminate the possibility of using  fake and forged passports to enter the UAE.

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Why fewer Dubai housemaids absconded last year

Posted by jacobo 16 days ago United Arab Emirates
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The number of absconding domestic workers in the UAE has dropped, according to a new report by the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai (GDRFA-Dubai).

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1959 migrant workers return home from Malaysia

Posted by jacobo 16 days ago Nepal
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KUALA LUMPUR, AUG 06 - Altogether 1,959 Nepali migrant workers staying in Malaysia illegal ly have returned home after surrendering before Malaysia's Immigration Department in the last six months.

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Free tech-voc training available for returning OFWs, says TESDA

Posted by jacobo 16 days ago Philippines
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For returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), technical vocational (tech-voc) courses, including free training, are available to enhance their skills and help them find jobs, officials said.

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Ship to bring home 700 Pinoys trapped in Libya

Posted by jacobo 16 days ago Philippines
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MANILA - The Philippines said Tuesday it would send a ship to pick up at least 700 of its nationals trapped in strife-torn Libya as it presses on with efforts to rescue thousands of workers.

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OFWs still training co-workers in Libya

Posted by jacobo 16 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - Hundreds of Filipino workers in Libya won't come home yet because they want to train their Libyan colleagues working in critical industries.

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106 Vietnamese workers still trapped in violent Libyan cities

Posted by jacobo 17 days ago Vietnam
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Businesses are working with the labor ministry to hire special aircraft to bring 281 Vietnamese laborers home from the chaotic Libyan cities of Tripoli and Benghazi, an official at the Labor Ministry said Tuesday.

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NGO Says Up To 500 Migrant Workers Extorted Daily By Police, Military, Officials

Posted by jacobo 17 days ago Indonesia
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Jakarta. Advocacy group Migrant Care estimated that every day between 400 to 500 Indonesian migrant workers are extorted by security and immigration officers on their return to Indonesia, providing a glimpse of how entrenched corruption in the field could be.

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