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72 Pinoy deportees arrive in Tawi-Tawi from Malaysia

Posted by jaypee 40 days ago Philippines
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Dozens of Filipino deportees from all over Malaysia arrived in Tawi-Tawi province in Mindanao, earlier this week.

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Paperwork issue pits MARINA vs. seafarers

Posted by jaypee 40 days ago Philippines
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MARINA's temporary issuance of identification record sheets instead of identification record books to Filipino seafarers did not sit well with the recipients.

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'Labour laws followed for migrant workers'

Posted by jaypee 40 days ago Thailand
http://www.nationmultimedia.com — Thai tuna processors are indeed adhering to international and local labour laws in their dealings with migrant workers, according to a Chulalongkorn University research project, dispelling contrary claims by foreign human rights activists. Read More
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POEA chief defends Filipino maids in Singapore over bus issue

Posted by jaypee 42 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) defended overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) after a Singaporean made a suggestion on the Internet that Filipino domestic workers should have their separate bus because they were too noisy.




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Clamps on migrants in fisheries sector

Posted by jacobo 42 days ago Thailand
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The Marine Department has come up with five measures to handle use of illegal migrant workers and human trafficking in the fishing sector. 

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Malaysia expels more Filipinos from Sabah

Posted by jacobo 42 days ago Philippines
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TAWI-TAWI (Mindanao Examiner / Mar. 12, 2014) – More than 120 Filipinos have been deported from Malaysia and arrived by boat in the southern Philippine province of Tawi-Tawi, officials said Wednesday.

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Thai gov says shut-down will delay new migrant policy

Posted by jacobo 42 days ago Thailand
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A new policy to enable migrant workers in Thailand to extend work visas will have to wait until the political conflict gripping Bangkok subsides, a Thai government official has confirmed.

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Attempts by 984 undocumented migrants to reach Australia foiled in 2013

Posted by jaypee 42 days ago Indonesia
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Security authorities foiled attempts by 984 undocumented migrants to cross the waters of West Java regencies Sukabumi and Cianjur to get to Australia last year, according to an immigration affair officer.

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