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Worker migration increases

Posted by jacobo 1055 days ago Nepal
http://www.thehimalayantimes.com —

KATHMANDU: Worker migration increased by 7.07 per cent in Falgun (mid-February to mid-March) due to the growing instability in the country. About 55‚439 Nepalis left the country for foreign jobs in the period as compared to 51‚516 a month back.

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Phuket police arrest Sri Lankan illegals

Posted by jacobo 1055 days ago Sri Lanka
http://www.bangkokpost.com —

Twenty-five Sri Lankan migrants were arrested for alleged illegal entry in Phuket on Wednesday.

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Dialogue held for Pinoy offshore oil workers

Posted by jacobo 1055 days ago Philippines
http://www.abs-cbnnews.com —

MANILA - Officials of the Philippine Embassy in Washington D.C. had a dialogue with leaders who are supporting the fight of a group of Filipino offshore oil workers against their employer for alleged human trafficking and slavery.

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Kuwait plans to cut 100,000 foreign workers a year for 10 years

Posted by jacobo 1055 days ago Kuwait
http://www.thenational.ae —

Kuwait plans to cut the number of foreign workers by 100,000 every year for the next decade, reducing its expatriate population by more than half.

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DFA: No word from Malaysia on 8 Pinoys

Posted by jacobo 1055 days ago Philippines
http://www.abs-cbnnews.com —

MANILA - Contrary to diplomatic protocol, the Malaysian government did not inform the Philippines about the filing of charges on 8 Filipinos in connection with the Sabah violence, Foreign Affairs spokesperson Raul Hernandez said Thursday.

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International bosses more welcoming

Posted by jacobo 1055 days ago New Zealand
http://www.stuff.co.nz —

Newcomers to New Zealand might be better off with bosses who have worked or come from overseas, a survey of employer attitudes towards migrant workers suggests.

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Malaysia Charges 8 Filipinos in Borneo Incursion

Posted by jacobo 1055 days ago Malaysia
http://www.nytimes.com —

Eight Filipinos were charged on Wednesday in a Malaysian court with committing terrorism and waging war in connection with their recent incursion on the island of Borneo, according to the Malaysian state news agency Bernama.

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Indonesian migrant workers sent back home

Posted by jacobo 1055 days ago Indonesia
http://www.thejakartapost.com —

Seventeen Indonesian migrant workers were returned home from Malaysia via Batam on Monday afternoon. Most of the group had worked in Malaysia without a legal employment permit.

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