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Chasing Korean dream

Posted by jacobo 128 days ago Nepal
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KATHMANDU, August 16: Raj Kumar Karki´s father sold all of his four goats so that he can go to Kathmandu to appear in the exams for a job in South Korea under the Employment Permit System (EPS).

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Around 10,000 Nepalis still working in Iraq

Posted by jacobo 129 days ago Nepal
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KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Even as security situation inside Iraq continues to get worse by the day, around 10,000 Nepali migrant workers are still living at various parts of the troubled country, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA).

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Stalling of construction sector force migrant workers return their states

Posted by jaypee 132 days ago India
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KOZHIKODE: Lakhs of migrant workers, who have arrived in the state to eke out a living, started returning to their native places due to the stalling of construction activities following the shortage of construction materials. The dearth of construction materials which was created due to the indefinite strike

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New package being worked out for Kashmiri migrants: Modi govt

Posted by jaypee 134 days ago India
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NEW DELHI: Keeping "past experience" in mind, a new package for return and rehabilitation of Kashmiri migrants is being "carefully" finalized in consultation with the state government and the representatives of the displaced people, home minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday.

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SLBFE to evacuate Lankans in Liberia

Posted by jacobo 134 days ago Sri Lanka
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With the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring the Ebola virus epidemic sweeping across western Africa, an international health emergency, the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE) is now looking to repatriate Sri Lankan migrant workers from Liberia.

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Sri Lanka to bring back migrant workers employed in Liberia due to Ebola epidemic

Posted by jacobo 135 days ago Sri Lanka
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Aug 09, Colombo: Sri Lanka is taking measures to bring back around 200 migrant workers currently employed in Liberia due to the fast spreading Ebola epidemic in the West African region, Minister of Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare Dilan Perera said.

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The final straw

Posted by jacobo 135 days ago Nepal
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KATHMANDU, Aug 9: In the scorching heat of August, Ram Milan Kurni walks into one of the medical test centers at Gongabu in the capital. He pays Rs 1,500 at the reception of Janaki International Medical Center Pvt. Ltd for some medical tests.

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Number of Sri Lankan housemaids migrating overseas significantly reduced

Posted by jacobo 137 days ago Sri Lanka
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Aug 07, Colombo: The number of Sri Lankan housemaids migrating overseas has been reduced from 44 percent to 33 percent this year, the Minister of Youth Affairs and Skills Development Dullas Alahapperuma said.

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