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Lanka domestic workers suffer food poisoning in Jordan

Posted by jacobo 559 days ago Sri Lanka
http://dailynews.lk —

One hundred and thirty Sri Lankan domestic workers who had taken refuge at their embassy in Jordan have been hospitalised with food poisoning, a security official said.

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Binay: Contract of HSWs in Saudi will become model for future deals

Posted by jacobo 559 days ago Philippines
http://businessmirror.com.ph —

THE new Standard Employment Contract (SEC) between Filipino domestic helpers and their employers in Saudi Arabia will become a model for future contracts in other countries where Filipino household service workers (HSWs) are assigned.

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22 Filipino nurses missing in Libya

Posted by jacobo 559 days ago Philippines
http://manilachannel.com —

Twenty-two Filipino nurses were reportedly missing on Friday in war-torn Libya, migrants’ rights group based in Middle East said.

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Human Rights violations of migrant workers in Bahrain

Posted by jacobo 559 days ago Bahrain
http://newstimeafrica.com —

Beirut – Hundreds of thousands of mostly South Asian migrant workers in Bahrain face exploitation and abuse despite government reforms intended to protect them, Human Rights Watch said in a new report.

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50 detained for trying to enter Oman illegally

Posted by jacobo 559 days ago Oman
http://gulfnews.com —

Muscat: The Royal Oman Police (ROP) coast guards have foiled an attempt by 50 people trying to enter the country illegally in two separate swoops in northern Oman.

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Nepali embassy urges pay hike for domestic helps in Kuwait

Posted by jacobo 559 days ago Nepal
http://myrepublica.com —

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: The Nepali embassy in Kuwait has urged the local employers to increase the salary of Nepali domestic helps to 70 Kuwait Dinar (KWD) or Rs 20,667 given the growing demand for Nepali workers in the country.

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Filipinos in Emirates encouraged to vote

Posted by jacobo 559 days ago United Arab Emirates
http://thenational.ae —

ABU DHABI // A migrant rights group with more than 100 members in the UAE is actively supporting the congressional bid of Migrante Sectoral Party in the Philippines’ midterm elections next year.

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Asean urged to exchange health records of all migrant workers

Posted by jacobo 559 days ago Thailand
http://bangkokpost.com —

Health advocates have urged Asean governments to take better care of migrant workers, including those with HIV/Aids, to prevent diseases from spreading.

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