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Philippines, Indonesia ink pacts, including protection of migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 22 days ago Philippines
http://www.sunstar.com.ph —

THE Philippines and Indonesia signed on Monday four agreements, including the joint declaration on the protection of migrants and migrant workers.

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Myanmar migrant workers flee crackdown

Posted by jaypee 22 days ago Burma
http://www.elevenmyanmar.com —

Hundreds of undocumented Myanmar migrant workers in nine townships of Tak province and Mae Sot are fleeing to Myawaddy of Myanmar after the Thai police launched a crackdown early this month.

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HIV-Positive Migrants Denied Care at Thai Public Hospitals

Posted by jaypee 22 days ago Thailand
http://www.irrawaddy.org —

BANGKOK— Zaw, an illegal Burmese migrant dying of AIDS-related illnesses, spent a weekend hunched over in waiting rooms at three Thai hospitals near Bangkok—each denying him care as he gasped for breath, his lungs full of fluid.

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PHL, Indonesia vow enhanced focus on migrant workers

Posted by charlon 23 days ago Indonesia
http://www.canadianinquirer.net —

"Governments of the Philippines and Indonesia on Monday declared to further strengthen the fight to protect migrants and migrant workers.President Benigno Aquino III, after his meeting with Indonesian President Joko Widodo Monday, said the issue about the plight of migrants and migrant workers is among the highlights of their discussions"

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Jokowi urged to realize promises on women’s protection | The Jakarta Post

Posted by jaypee 24 days ago Indonesia
http://www.thejakartapost.com —

Rights group Indonesian Women’s Network (JPI) has called on President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to realize promises to provide non-discriminatory legal protection for Indonesian women that he made during his presidential campaign.

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26 Pinoys arrive home from troubled Libya

Posted by jaypee 25 days ago Philippines
http://www.gmanetwork.com —

Filipino repatriates continue to trickle in from Libya, where the Crisis Alert Level is at its highest and a government-led repatriation program is ongoing.

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DOLE notes greater demand for Pinoy nurses in UK

Posted by jaypee 25 days ago Philippines
http://www.gmanetwork.com —

Filipino nurses wanting to work abroad may want to consider the United Kingdom, the Department of Labor and Employment said Friday.

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Foreign workers to pay compulsory premiums in Vietnam

Posted by jaypee 26 days ago Vietnam
http://www.thanhniennews.com —

Foreign workers in Vietnam will be required to pay social insurance premiums starting in 2018, when the country plans to expand its social safety net.

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