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DOH readies health program for migrant Pinoys

Posted by jacobo 1231 days ago Philippines
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Overseas Filipino workers may soon benefit from the government's universal health program as the Department of Health readies a program addressing the issue of migrant health.

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Mahfud supported by migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 1232 days ago Indonesia
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Indonesian migrant workers based in Saudi Arabia said they would support the presidential bid of former Constitutional Court chief justice Mahfud MD.

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Stranded OFWs in Jeddah appeal for help

Posted by jacobo 1232 days ago Philippines
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JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia – A group of undocumented Filipino overseas workers in Jeddah recently appealed to the Philippine Government for their immediate repatriation amid the intense crackdown of illegal expatriates and overstaying migrants in the kingdom.

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Labor migration. One-way ticket

Posted by jacobo 1232 days ago Kyrgyzstan
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According to various sources, about 500-800 thousand migrants from Kyrgyzstan annually find employment abroad. The Ministry of Finance says the amount of money transfers, sent home by migrant workers, amounts to more than $ 2 billion yearly, or 30 percent of the gross domestic product of the country.

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South Korea assures safety of migrant Sri Lankan workers

Posted by jacobo 1232 days ago Sri Lanka
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Apr 12, Colombo: South Korea said today that Seoul was maintaining full preparedness for possible nuclear strikes from the North Korea assuring the safety of the migrant workers in the country.

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5,384 women completed online registration

Posted by jacobo 1232 days ago Bangladesh
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A total of 5,384 enthusiastic jobseeker women completed online registrations for getting jobs abroad as the five-day registration process ended on Thursday in all the eight districts under Rangpur division, reports BSS.

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Overview: ILO Report on Human Trafficking in the Middle East

Posted by jacobo 1232 days ago WEST ASIA/MIDDLE EAST
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The ILO’s First Regional Conference on Human Trafficking in the Arab Region concluded Wednesday, in Amman, Jordan. The conference and accompanying report discussed the concurrence of human trafficking and forced labour of migrant workers, and recommended a number of practices to improve anti-trafficking efforts as well as the wider migration system.

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New housing rules planned for migrants

Posted by jacobo 1232 days ago China PR
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Workers to benefit from detailed central government guidelines. Detailed rules for migrant workers who want to apply for government-subsidized houses in cities will be released in eight months, the country's top housing authority said.

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