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Special taskforce to combat anti-human trafficking, drugs and firearms smuggling at Malaysia-Thai border: Dep IGP | New Straits Times | Malaysia General Business Sports and Lifestyle News

Posted by jaypee 51 days ago Malaysia
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police will be setting up a special task force focusing on anti-human trafficking, drugs and firearms smuggling at Malaysia-Thailand border Deputy Inspector General of Police, Datuk Seri Noor Rashid Ibrahim said.

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National scene: Ministry to limit foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 52 days ago Indonesia
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Manpower Minister M. Hanif Dhakiri said he would limit the number of foreigners working in the country to allow businesses to employ more domestic workers.

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Delegation to US works to upgrade Thailand's labour status

Posted by jaypee 54 days ago Thailand
THAILAND has high hopes that its efforts to improve labour rights will be reflected in the next revision of the United States' "Trafficking in Persons" (TIP) report, which is due in May. Read More
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Malaysia vows to do more to protect Myanmar workers

Posted by jaypee 55 days ago Malaysia
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 — Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak pledged to improve protection for migrant workers from Myanmar during talks with the country’s President Thein Sein today.

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Almost half of foreign workers infected with TB, say doctors

Posted by jaypee 55 days ago Malaysia
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PETALING JAYA: With almost half of foreign workers failing their medical tests found to be infected with the highly contagious tuberculosis (TB), doctors are raising the alarm over the presence of some three million to six million illegals here.

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Cambodia, Australia further discuss refugee resettlement plan

Posted by jaypee 56 days ago Cambodia
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Cambodian Foreign Minister Hor Namhong met with Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton on Thursday to further discuss a refugee resettlement plan following an agreement struck by the two countries in September.

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Thai countdown for migrants

Posted by jaypee 56 days ago Thailand
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Hundreds of thousands of Cambodian migrant workers in Thailand have been given until June 30 to obtain new work permits from Thai authorities or face deportation.

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RI faces uphill climb battling human trafficking

Posted by jaypee 57 days ago Indonesia
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Indonesia faces difficulties combating human trafficking due to various factors, including the involvement of state officials and the fact that the illegal industry is second only to drug-trafficking in terms of profits generated for criminals, an organization has said.

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