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Recruiters Cautioned

Posted by jacobo 916 days ago Philippines
http://www.mb.com.ph —

MANILA, Philippines --- The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has reminded recruitment agencies that they will be held accountable for any incident of abuse, exploitation, or breach of contract committed by household employers to Filipino household service workers (HSW).

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Figuring out the Filipino diaspora

Posted by jacobo 916 days ago Philippines
http://businessmirror.com.ph —

WHEN something earthshaking happens anywhere in the world, Filipinos scramble for their television sets to find out if a relative or a friend or acquaintance is involved for good or for bad.

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Rights experts call for end to death penalty

Posted by jacobo 916 days ago Taiwan
http://www.taipeitimes.com —

A group of international human rights experts yesterday urged Taiwan to scrap the death penalty and protect the rights of Aboriginal people, migrant workers, prisoners, gay people and other minority groups, as well as former president Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁).

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Migrant Abuse: February Roundup

Posted by jacobo 916 days ago United Arab Emirates
http://www.migrant-rights.org —

Negligence in safety precautions caused several fatalities and injuries this month. Two 21-year old migrant workers died from asphyxiation while performing maintenance on a water tank at an Emrati industrial company.

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OFW money helps boost business activity in hometowns

Posted by jacobo 916 days ago Philippines
http://www.abs-cbnnews.com —

MANILA, Philippines – The money remitted by overseas Filipino workers could translate into potential investments for them and their loved ones in their rural hometown.

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Many falsely identify themselves as Myanmar nationals

Posted by jacobo 916 days ago Thailand
http://www.nationmultimedia.com —

The National Security Council (NSC) has discovered that some 50,000 Chinese and Vietnamese illegal migrants falsely identified themselves as Myanmar citizens during the nationality-verification process, the Mahidol Migration Centre revealed.

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Fishermen Rescue 63 Rohingya Asylum Seekers Off Indonesia

Posted by jacobo 916 days ago Indonesia
http://www.thejakartaglobe.com —

Fishermen in western Indonesia rescued more than 60 ethnic Rohingya asylum-seekers from Myanmar found adrift in a wooden boat, police said Friday, in the second such arrival this week.

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Harnessing the diaspora for sustained development

Posted by jacobo 916 days ago Nepal
http://www.thehimalayantimes.com —

KATHMANDU:Diaspora, persons who have migrated and whose descendants maintain a connection to their homeland, are potential source that Nepal can harness for economic development.

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