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Foreign job seekers encroach SL job market - Minister Weerawansa

Posted by jacobo 700 days ago Sri Lanka
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There is a trend to lose local job opportunities for Sri Lankans due to the migration of foreign job seekers to Sri Lanka, said Construction, Engineering Services, Housing and Common Amenities Minister Wimal Weerawansa.

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Migrant workers left in limbo as meeting delayed

Posted by jacobo 700 days ago Thailand
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The fate of more than 260,000 migrant workers from Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia hung in the balance for another day after a committee on migrant worker management delayed a meeting yesterday to consider whether to grant a three-month "grace" period for them to complete verification procedures.

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3-month migrant amnesty

Posted by jacobo 700 days ago Thailand
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The Labour Ministry is seeking a three-month arrest reprieve for unverified migrant workers.

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Fake Asylum Seekers Nabbed

Posted by jacobo 701 days ago Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea
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Twenty-one foreigners from Sri Lanka, Nepal and Burma have been caught falsely applying for asylum to extend their stay, the Justice Ministry said Wednesday. They were caught by immigration officials paying brokers to illegally obtain refugee status in Korea.

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No child's play raising children of parents working overseas

Posted by jacobo 701 days ago China PR
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Hunt for better economic opportunities takes its toll on families, report He Na and Hu Meidong in Fujian province.

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390 Taiwanese suspects deported from Philippines in 2012: report

Posted by jacobo 701 days ago Philippines
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Manila, Dec. 26 (CNA) A total of 635 foreigners -- including 390 Taiwanese -- who were suspected of criminal acts were deported from the Philippines this year, according to a year-end report released by the Philippine Bureau of Immigration Wednesday.

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China May Expand Services for Migrant Workers, Securities Says

Posted by jacobo 701 days ago China PR
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A new Chinese urbanization plan will grant city residency to more migrant workers, according to the official Shanghai Securities News, potentially expanding basic rights to hundreds of millions of people.

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Residency visa violators to be prosecuted from February 4

Posted by jacobo 701 days ago United Arab Emirates
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Ministry of Interior says that procedures are taken to smoothen violators’ exit scheme

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