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Ethiopia, Yemen struggle over migrants

Posted by jacobo 1329 days ago Yemen
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ADDIS ABABA: Tens of thousands of Ethiopian migrants and refugees have entered Yemen since the end of July, according to a new report published by the Danish Refugee Council (DRC).

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Nepal calls on UAE to deny women under 30 visas

Posted by jacobo 1329 days ago United Arab Emirates
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DUBAI: In a growing battle over women’s rights and human rights, the Nepali government has called on the United Arab Emirates to refuse to hand out visas for Nepali women under 30-years-old after a series of reports on abuse towards women working as housemaids in the country have been published.

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Government fails to motivate female job seekers

Posted by jacobo 1329 days ago Bangladesh
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The government has failed to encourage female job seekers to register online for overseas positions, as it did not wage an effective campaign to this end, say migration experts.

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Government fails to motivate female job seekers

Posted by jacobo 1329 days ago Bangladesh
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The government has failed to encourage female job seekers to register online for overseas positions, as it did not wage an effective campaign to this end, say migration experts.

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Global remittance increases by 5.3pc

Posted by jacobo 1330 days ago Nepal
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KATHMANDU: Remittance flows to developing countries reached an estimated $401 billion in 2012 growing by 5.3 per cent compared to 2011, the World Bank said in its ‘Migration and Development Brief’ released on Friday. South Asian countries received $109 billion last year growing by 12.3 per cent.

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Pinoys can work in Iraq except in 4 areas

Posted by jacobo 1330 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - Filipinos can now start applying for jobs in Iraq as a bilateral labor agreement has identified restricted zones for the migrant workers, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said.

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Global remittance flow grows 10.77% to $514 billion in 2012: World Bank

Posted by jacobo 1330 days ago United Arab Emirates

Dubai: Global remittance flow increased 10.77 per cent last year to $514 billion (Dh1.88 trillion), up from $464 billion (Dh1.70 trillion) in 2011, said a World Bank report.

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Waive penalties for illegal Filipinos, PH asks Saudi

Posted by jacobo 1330 days ago Philippines
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Manila, Philippines --- To hasten the repatriation of more than a thousand illegal Filipino workers camping outside the Philippine consulate in Jeddah, the country is asking the government of Saudi Arabia to waive some of the penalties they have incurred for violation of the Kingdom’s immigration laws, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said yesterday.

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