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Sri Lanka to reduce Indian skilled workers

Posted by jacobo 1261 days ago Sri Lanka
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Labour Minister Gamini Lokuge said that a number of skilled workers in Sri Lanka will be replaced with nationals according to the new policy decision taken by the government.

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Philippine peso hits 6-month low as remittance growth slows

Posted by jacobo 1261 days ago Philippines
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The Philippine peso slid to its weakest in nearly six months as growth in remittance inflows hit a five-month low and offshore funds sold the currency, despite a rebound in other emerging Asian currencies.

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Glitches mar overseas absentee voting in HK 

Posted by jacobo 1261 days ago Philippines
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Minor glitches hampered the beginning of overseas absentee voting (OAV) in Hong Kong, Elections chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. admitted Monday.

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No demand for Pinay workers in South Korea

Posted by jacobo 1261 days ago Philippines
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Amid increasing tensions in the Korean peninsula, Filipino workers continue to seek jobs in Seoul, South Korea’s capital, but the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said there are no takers for female workers so far.

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Govt will not U-turn on foreign manpower policies in near future: Tan Chuan-Jin

Posted by jacobo 1261 days ago Singapore
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SINGAPORE: Acting Manpower Minister Tan Chuan-Jin said the government will not be changing its decision on the tightening of foreign manpower policies for the foreseeable future.

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About 370 Kyrgyz migrants pass away in Russia for 2012

Posted by jacobo 1262 days ago Kyrgyzstan
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About 370 migrants from Kyrgyzstan passed away in Russia in 2012, Maksat Sabirov, deputy of the parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee said today at a session.

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Due to slow demand, POEA temporarily stops deployment of female workers to South Korea

Posted by jacobo 1262 days ago Philippines
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Starting this year, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) will temporarily stop the deployment of female workers to South Korea.

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Govt asked to help 675 OFWs

Posted by jacobo 1262 days ago Philippines
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A growing number of Filipino workers seeking repatriation have set up tents outside the Philippine embassy in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia because the government failed to pay rent on a seaport terminal building that once served as temporary shelter for stranded Filipinos, a sectoral party-list group said on Sunday.

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