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Bengkulu unions demand govt supervise foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 67 days ago Indonesia
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Bengkulu workers asked the government to tighten supervision on the growing number of foreign workers employed by a certain mining company during a meeting to commemorate May Day on Friday.

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Immigration warns against illegal employment of foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 67 days ago Malaysia
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The Sarawak Immigration Department has warned that employers who illegally employ foreign workers will be subject to legal action, even if their workers were brought into the country legally.

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Kingdom backs regional human trafficking plan

Posted by jaypee 67 days ago Cambodia
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High-level representatives from Cambodia and five other nations yesterday signed a joint declaration reaffirming their commitment to collaborate in the fight against human trafficking, though the meet placed a notable lack of emphasis on confronting the corruption that facilitates the trade.

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Migrant workers build hopes on dry land

Posted by jaypee 72 days ago Indonesia
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Two things are currently trending in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT): Mohawk haircuts with blonde highlights — a la Italian soccer player “Super Mario” Balotelli — and brick houses.

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RI’s migrant workers remit record $8.55 billion in 2014: WB

Posted by jaypee 78 days ago Indonesia
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Despite death threats, torture and inhumane conditions, millions of Indonesian migrant workers remitted last year a record high of US$8.55 billion back to their families from overseas, the World Bank said in a recent report.

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339 Illegal Immigrants Detained In Kota Kinabalu

Posted by jaypee 79 days ago Malaysia
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KOTA KINABALU, April 19 (Bernama) -- A total of 339 illegal immigrants (PATI) were detained in a joint operations coordinated by the Sabah National Security Council (NSC) for two days which ended Saturday evening.

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Indonesia's dilemma over foreign domestic workers

Posted by jaypee 81 days ago Indonesia
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During a recent visit to Malaysia, Indonesian President Joko Widodo expressed shame when discussing the issue of Indonesian women working overseas as foreign domestic workers (FDWs).

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Restaurant under probe for hiring illegal workers

Posted by jaypee 81 days ago Singapore
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Prominent hotelier and restaurateur Loh Lik Peng's latest venture, Meat Smith, is being investigated by the authorities for hiring foreigners without valid work permits, following a raid by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM).

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