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No decision yet over 50,000 illegal migrants in Oman

Posted by jacobo 1677 days ago Oman
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No decision was taken on the 50,000 Bangladeshi migrants working illegally in Oman, during a recent visit by a Bangladeshi delegation, the secretary of the expatriates’ welfare and overseas employment ministry, Zafar Ahmed Khan, confirmed.

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Pinoys in Hong Kong reminded vs gambling in public places

Posted by jacobo 1677 days ago Philippines
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Filipinos in Hong Kong were reminded over the weekend against gambling in public places, after police there issued a warning in late April.

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Govt must protect migrant workers: ILO

Posted by jacobo 1677 days ago Indonesia
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The International Labor Organization (ILO) is encouraging the Indonesian government to make optimum use of bilateral and multilateral agreements to better protect its migrant workers abroad.

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DOLE orders intensified assistance to OFWs affected by Saudization

Posted by jacobo 1678 days ago Philippines
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The Department of Labor and Employment last Thursday ordered the Philippine Overseas Labor Offices (POLO) in Saudi Arabia to intensify its assistance to overseas Filipino workers affected by the Kingdom's Saudization policy or the 'Nitaqat' that requires local companies to hire one Saudi national for every 10 migrant workers .

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10 Pinoy alleged loan sharks arrested in Rome

Posted by jacobo 1678 days ago Philippines
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At least 10 Filipinos were arrested in Rome over alleged illegal loans involving high interest rates, radio dzBB reported on Thursday.

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Decision to raise minimum age limit of female migrant workers to be implemented soon

Posted by jacobo 1678 days ago Sri Lanka
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 The previous decision to raise the minimum age limit of female migrant domestic workers to Middle East countries is to be implemented with immediate effect, government media reported.

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11 Pinoys from defunct Saudi firm returning to PHL

Posted by jacobo 1678 days ago Philippines
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At least 11 Filipino workers of a Saudi company that went bankrupt are finally on their way home after getting help from Philippine officials in securing their exit visas.

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Burma Govt Suspends 12 Migrant Worker Agencies

Posted by jacobo 1678 days ago Burma
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Burma’s Ministry of Labor has suspended 12 recruitment agencies because of alleged corruption and exploitation of migrant workers, The Myanmar Times reports.

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