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Workers' migration increases by 4.76pc

Posted by jacobo 1327 days ago Nepal
http://www.thehimalayantimes.com —

KATHMANDU: Workers migration to foreign job markets has gone up by 4.76 per cent in Chaitra (mid-March to mid-April) compared to a month ago.

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Unintended consequences: Migrant worker crackdown costing farmers more in Jordan

Posted by jacobo 1327 days ago Jordan
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The government's recent decision to suspend the recruitment of foreign workers has led to legal guest workers demanding higher hourly wages, according to farm owners.

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Saudi sponsors to pay for illegal workers’ deportation

Posted by jacobo 1328 days ago Saudi Arabia
http://gulfnews.com —

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia will make sponsors and employers of foreigners working illegally in the country pay the cost of deporting them, under new rules approved by the cabinet, the Saudi Gazette reported on Monday.

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Govt to seek Saudi help on repatriation of Pinoy illegals

Posted by jacobo 1328 days ago Philippines
http://businessmirror.com.ph —

THE Philippine government has asked Saudi Arabia to suspend at least three rules in order to expedite the issuance of exit visas needed for the repatriation of thousands of stranded Filipino workers in the kingdom, many of whom have encamped beside the Philippine consulate in Jeddah, Malacañang confirmed on Monday.

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New law to cut foreign labour in Gulf countries

Posted by jacobo 1328 days ago Saudi Arabia
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The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is expected to soon pass a law to regulate foreign labour in member countries, similar to the one passed by Saudi Arabia that seeks to reserve 10 percent jobs for locals, foreign media reports said.

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69 more Pinoys due home from Syria

Posted by jacobo 1328 days ago Philippines
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At least 69 more Filipinos who availed of repatriation from strife-torn Syria are due to return to the Philippines in two batches Monday night and Tuesday afternoon.

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Foreign Affairs Ministry receives 2,200 complaints about violations of migrants’ rights in 2012

Posted by jacobo 1328 days ago Kyrgyzstan
http://eng.24.kg —

In 2012, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan received 2,200 complaints about violation of rights of migrants, Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs Erkin Asangulov said at a briefing today.

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Kyrgyzstan to start experimental issue of electronic visas from July

Posted by jacobo 1328 days ago Kyrgyzstan
http://eng.24.kg —

Experimental issue of electronic visas will be launched in Kyrgyzstan from July 1, Advisor to the Foreign Affairs Minister Erkin Asangulov said today at a briefing.

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