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Inward remittances hit four-year high

Posted by jacobo 779 days ago Japan
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Overseas remittances to Vietnam were estimated at a total $10 billion in 2012, the highest figure in the last four years.

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Crackdown on illegal residents stepped up

Posted by jacobo 779 days ago United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi: A crackdown on illegal residents has begun and more than 1,000 have already been arrested in the last two days after the two-month amnesty ended on February 2, said a senior official.

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Singapore labour reforms hit businesses

Posted by jacobo 779 days ago Singapore
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Foreign investors have started to leave Singapore to escape restrictions on the hiring of skilled foreign workers just as the government embarks on an ambitious plan to keep the island nation’s economic miracle on track.

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Consulates record low turnout of amnesty seekers

Posted by jacobo 779 days ago United Arab Emirates
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As the UAE Amnesty Programme ended on Monday, diplomatic missions reported a low turnout of amnesty seekers from their respective communities of expatriates and illegal residents in Dubai and the Northern Emirates.

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More must be done to help migrant workers receive wages

Posted by jacobo 779 days ago China PR
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Local authorities should step up efforts to help migrant workers receive their wages on time, rather than erecting procedural barriers for them, according to a Beijing Youth Daily article.

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POEA: Over 200,000 job opportunities in Middle East

Posted by jacobo 779 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - Filipinos may have a harder time getting jobs in Europe and the United States as the West awaits economic recovery.

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Senate ratifies overseas absentee voting amendment

Posted by jacobo 779 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - The Senate on Tuesday ratified the final version of a bill amending the Overseas Absentee Voting Act.

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Foreign influx was 300!

Posted by jacobo 779 days ago Thailand
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 Almost a month to the government, "Yingluck Shinawatra" press button for adjust the minimum wage is 300 baht per day, and the whole country. And it appears that includes migrant workers from Burma working in various establishments in Ranong are moving more and more workplaces.

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