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Illegal Workers Arrested in Construction Site Raid

Posted by jaypee 50 days ago Cambodia
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Seventeen Vietnamese construction workers were arrested and the passports of 142 Chinese construction workers confiscated when immigration officers raided a building site in Phnom Penh on Tuesday afternoon.

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Foreign worker checks to go fully electronic

Posted by jaypee 51 days ago Malaysia
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Malaysian Immigration department said applications for foreign worker visa and health status clearances will go fully electronic next Monday.

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No more manual Visa application for foreign workers starting from July 1 | New Straits Times | Malaysia General Business Sports and Lifestyle News

Posted by jaypee 51 days ago Malaysia
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PUTRAJAYA: The Immigration Department will no longer accept manual applications for Visas with Reference (VDR) for foreign workers beginning July 1.

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PNG Deports 130 Indonesian Migrant Workers

Posted by jaypee 54 days ago Indonesia
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Jakarta/Jayapura. An Indonesian official in Vanimo, Papua New Guinea revealed on Friday that 130 nationals working for several timber companies have been deported back to Indonesia via the Skow-Wurung region in Papua due to immigration violations, including incomplete work permits.

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Myanmar continues its ban on domestic workers leaving to work in Singapore

Posted by jaypee 55 days ago Burma
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About 500 women from Myanmar have reportedly been barred in the past three weeks from leaving their country to work in Singapore as foreign domestic workers (FDWs), said local employment agencies.

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Maid pay to be resolved

Posted by jaypee 60 days ago Malaysia
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia and Indonesia will meet at the end of the month to thrash out matters following Jakarta’s push for minimum pay for its maids from RM800 to RM1,200.

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Domestic worker association bans child labor

Posted by jaypee 60 days ago Indonesia
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The Indonesian Domestic Workers Training and Placement Association (APPSI) has compiled a code of ethics for its members in an endeavor to phase out child labor in the domestic work industry.

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'RM1,200 pay for maid salary rational considering region's domestic labour market'

Posted by jaypee 60 days ago Malaysia
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The Malaysian National Association of Employment Agencies (Pikap) president Datuk Raja Zulkepley Dahalan described the proposed higher pay of RM1,200 for Indonesian maids as rational considering the domestic labour market in the region.

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