The Philippines over the weekend exhorted the Association of Southeast Asian Nations' senior labor officials to work for the protection of migrant workers, especially the undocumented ones who are prone to abuse and exploitation.Read More
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Close to 5,000 Filipino workers are allowed to work in South Korea’s manufacturing sector this year under the Employment Permit System (EPS), the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said Wednesday.
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Asian governments and the private sector must take full advantage of the sharp increase in workers’ migration and remittances, making sure the funds are channeled through the formal financial system and fully utilized for inclusive economic growth, delegates to an Asian Development Bank (ADB) forum agreed on Wednesday.Read More
Women international migrants are earning less than men but send a larger part of their income home, the International Organization for Migration (IOM).
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