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Oman accommodating towards Bangladeshi illegal workers

Posted by jacobo 1741 days ago Bangladesh
http://dhakatribune.com —

Bangladesh might lose access to the labour market in Oman just like in Malaysia if workers continue to stay there illegally.

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Forged visas causes hassle in Bahrain

Posted by jacobo 1741 days ago Bahrain
http://tradearabia.com —

Hundreds of domestic workers have been using forged visit visas to sneak out of India to come to work in Bahrain, with unscrupulous manpower agents helping fuel the practice, which has caused major problems for Bahraini families.

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M'sian High Commissioner to S'pore warns against acting "illegally"

Posted by jacobo 1741 days ago Malaysia
http://www.channelnewsasia.com —

SINGAPORE: The Malaysian High Commissioner to Singapore has urged his countrymen working in Singapore to reflect on their situation before acting “illegally”, after 21 Malaysians were arrested on Saturday for protesting at the Merlion Park.

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Refugees Face Uncertain Future as Burma Opens

Posted by jacobo 1741 days ago Burma
http://www.irrawaddy.org —

MAE LA REFUGEE CAMP, Thailand—Since the day she was born, 20-year-old Naw Lawnadoo has known almost nothing of the world beyond the fence and guard posts that hem her in with 45,000 others — ethnic minorities from Burma and those like her who were born and raised in the Mae La refugee camp in neighboring Thailand.

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Illegal workers face jail after July 3 in Saudi

Posted by jacobo 1741 days ago Saudi Arabia
http://english.manoramaonline.com —

Dubai: Saudi Arabia warned illegal foreign workers, including Indians, that they will face jail and fines once the three-month grace period ends on July 3, but those willing to return to India will not face any penalty.

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Indian workers fear effect of Saudi crackdown

Posted by jacobo 1741 days ago India
http://www.aljazeera.com —

There is growing concern over the fate of Indian migrant workers returning home from Saudi Arabia.

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Singapore NGO expanding to help more foreign workers

Posted by jacobo 1741 days ago Singapore
http://www.business-standard.com —

The Migrant Workers' Centre, an NGO in Singapore, is expanding its operations by opening a new head office here to help more foreign labourers, especially those from India and Bangladesh.

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Eighty migrant workers stranded in Dubai

Posted by jacobo 1741 days ago United Arab Emirates
http://thehimalayantimes.com —

ITAHARI: Around 80 Nepali migrant workers have reportedly been stranded in Dubai after they were denied work and salary as per the contract.

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