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19 Pinoys seek repatriation after surviving two car bomb attacks in Iraq

Posted by jaypee 42 days ago Iraq
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Nineteen Filipino employees of an upscale restaurant in Baghdad, Iraq, have asked to be repatriated two months after they nearly became casualties in two suicide car bomb explosions, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Monday.

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Reform needed to working holiday visas to prevent exploitation: academic

Posted by jaypee 42 days ago Australia
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Australia's working holidaymaker visa scheme is leaving vulnerable migrant workers open to exploitation by dodgy employers, and needs some major reforms, according to a workplace law expert.

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OFW remittances in peril | ABS-CBN News

Posted by jaypee 42 days ago Philippines
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MANILA - Alarmed over the move by developed countries to shut down remittance firms due to suspicions that these are being used to funnel funds to terrorists, the Philippine remittance industry is appealing to the Aquino administration and multilateral agencies to intervene.

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South-east Asia migrant crisis, in pictures - Telegraph

Posted by jaypee 42 days ago Burma
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More than 1,000 people fleeing persecution in Burma and poverty in Bangladesh came ashore Friday around South-east Asia, describing murder, extortion and near-starvation after surviving a harrowing journey at sea.

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Vietnamese ‘irregular’ migrant workers at high risk

Posted by jaypee 43 days ago Vietnam
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VietNamNet Bridge – Since the inception of the economic reforms in the 1980s, one-clear objective of the Vietnam government has been to use labour migration as a strategy to increase employment and reduce poverty.



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20 more Pinoys repatriated from Yemen

Posted by jaypee 46 days ago Philippines
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Twenty more Filipinos were repatriated from war-torn Yemen as the government continues its mandatory repatriation program there.

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Migrant workers struggle to enrol kids in schools

Posted by jaypee 46 days ago Vietnam
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HA NOI (VNS) — For several months, Hong Thuy, a worker with the Euro Window company in Quang Minh industrial zone in Me Linh district of Ha Noi found it hard to find a public pre-school for her two-year-old daughter.

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No separate registration for migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 46 days ago India
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Separate registration for migrant workers working in Kerala is not possible and will turn detrimental to Keralites working in other States, Minister for Labour Shibu Baby John told the Assembly on Wednesday.

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