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Despite easing of tension, Pinoys in HK reminded to shun protest venues

Posted by jaypee 40 days ago Philippines
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While noting a gradual easing of tension in Hong Kong, Philippine officials reminded Filipinos there to continue avoiding venues of protests.

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Prayut tightens border controls

Posted by jaypee 40 days ago Burma
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Thailand and Myanmar have agreed to strengthen cooperation through their "partnership for security and development" by regulating border areas and pushing for a comprehensive development plan in a bid to solve long-standing problems along the frontier.

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POEA suspends 4 recruitment firms for violating HSW rules

Posted by jaypee 41 days ago Philippines
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Four recruitment agencies were preventively suspended for allegedly circumventing government regulation on recruiting and deploying Filipino household service workers (HSWs).

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Myanmar migrants’ welfare needs attention on Thai PM visit: rights group

Posted by jaypee 41 days ago Burma
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The welfare of Myanmar migrants will be one of the issues on the agenda when Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha meets with his counterpart President U Thein Sein in Nay Pyi Taw on October 9.

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Thousands of Chinese work illicitly in Vietnam economic zone

Posted by jaypee 42 days ago Vietnam
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Of the more than 5,300 foreign workers in Vung Ang Economic Zone, Ky Anh District, northern Ha Tinh Province, nearly 3,000, mostly Chinese, have yet to obtain a work permit, the Ha Tinh Economic Zone Management Board reported.

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Pinoys, other foreign workers in HK to seek higher pay

Posted by jaypee 44 days ago Philippines
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Filipinos and other foreign domestic workers are preparing to demand a raise now that the situation in Hong Kong is slowly returning to normal.

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Over 100 illegal migrants found in Thai forest

Posted by jaypee 44 days ago Thailand
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More than 100 illegal immigrants were arrested yesterday after being smuggled into Sa Kaew from Cambodia for the purpose of working in Bangkok.

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New foreign workers hired in services sector almost halved in 2013: Tan Chuan-Jin -

Posted by jaypee 44 days ago Singapore
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SINGAPORE: Foreign manpower demand across the services sector has "moderated progressively", said Manpower Minister Tan Chuan-Jin in Parliament on Tuesday (Oct 7).

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