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Indonesia scraps restrictions on hiring foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 91 days ago Indonesia
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The government of Indonesia has announced that it has eliminated a regulation introduced in early 2015 that sets restrictions on the number of foreign workers a company can hire.


According to the regulation, firms are required to hire 10 Indonesian employees for every foreign worker. The government also eliminated permit requirements for non-resident directors and foreigners attend Read More

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CSD moves to curb trafficking at market | Bangkok Post: news

Posted by jaypee 92 days ago Thailand
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Police have set their sights on combating human trafficking and mafia influence and found a gathering place of migrant workers close to Bangkok where they can practice a systematic crackdown operation....

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Thailand to launch six month multiple entry tourist visa

Posted by jaypee 92 days ago Thailand
http://macaudailytimes.com.mo —

Thailand’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs (MFA) has confirmed that it will be launching a new six-month multiple-entry tourist visa (METV) starting this Friday, the travelandtourworld.com website reported on Saturday.

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Malaysia border authorities on alert for illegal Rohingya crossings

Posted by jaypee 92 days ago Malaysia
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ALOR SETAR: Border authorities in the nor­thern states are on the alert for any illegal crossings by Rohingya fleeing Myanmar in the wake of that country's general election.





Thousands of Rohingya, a Muslim minority, have already fled because they are not recognised as citizens and are being persecuted in the majority Buddhist country.

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Stop relying on foreign maids

Posted by jaypee 93 days ago Malaysia
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PETALING JAYA - With the rising cost of living and the weakening ringgit, Malaysians can no longer rely on foreign domestic helpers but look for alternative solutions.

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Trafficking suspects sent to Myanmar - The Nation

Posted by jaypee 96 days ago Burma
http://www.nationmultimedia.com — TWO MYANMAR HUMAN trafficking suspects, who allegedly lured their compatriots for hard labour on fishing trawlers in Indonesian waters, were yesterday handed over to the Myanmar authority. Read More
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Registration for foreign workers re-opened

Posted by jaypee 98 days ago Thailand
http://www.nationmultimedia.com — The Employment Department today re-opened the registration for workers from Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia in fishery sector,

The registration to be taken in 22 coastal provinces will continue until January 30 next year.

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UN Urged to Investigate 'Strong Evidence' of Rohingya Genocide in Burma

Posted by jaypee 99 days ago Burma
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REUTERS - There is "strong evidence" that Myanmar has committed genocide against Rohingya Muslims, according to a Yale law school report that called for a United Nations commission of inquiry to focus world leaders' attention on abuses in western Rakhine state.

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