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Malaysia to Deport 70,000 Illegal Indonesian Migrant Workers: Source

Posted by jaypee 47 days ago Malaysia

Jakarta. Some 70,000 illegal migrant workers from Indonesia are to be deported from Malaysia by the end of the year, according to a source within the Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration.

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PHL bishops push zero tolerance vs. human trafficking

Posted by jaypee 47 days ago Philippines
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Philippine Catholic bishops this week sought "zero tolerance" against human trafficking as they warned a failure to fight modern slavery could undermine the Church, a news site reported.

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369 migrant women married to Thais finally get citizenship

Posted by jaypee 48 days ago Thailand
After a decade of waiting, 369 migrant women finally got their prized Thai citizenship cards. Read More
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1,500 Indonesian migrant workers repatriated from Syria

Posted by jaypee 48 days ago Indonesia
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The Indonesian Embassy in Beirut has repatriated more than 1,500 female migrant workers from violence-plagued Syria since early this year.

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369 migrant women married to Thais finally get citizenship

Posted by jaypee 48 days ago Thailand
After a decade of waiting, 369 migrant women finally got their prized Thai citizenship cards. Read More
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Migrant Resource Center Opens in Mon State

Posted by jaypee 51 days ago Burma
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Burma’s Ministry of Labor, Employment, and Social Security, in coordination with the International Organization of Migration (IOM) has opened a Migrant Resource Center (MRC) in Moulmein, the capital of Mon State. According to IOM, five migrant resource centers will be opened across Burma.

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Interview: Thailand's human trafficking epidemic shows no sign of abating despite harsher penalties: academic | GlobalPost

Posted by jaypee 51 days ago Thailand
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BANGKOK, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- Human trafficking cases involving job-seeking migrants in Thailand are feared to remain unresolved in spite of harsher legal penalties, noted an academic on Thursday.

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Jokowi to hold teleconference with RI migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 56 days ago Indonesia
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President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo is scheduled to hold a teleconference with Indonesians working abroad on Sunday afternoon, partly to hear their aspirations and highlight issues affecting the workers.

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