Following the execution of the Sri Lankan housemaid Rizana Nafeek in Saudi Arabia last week, Sri Lanka is planning to raise the minimum age limit for unskilled female migrant workers from 21 to 25, Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare Minister Dilan Perera has said.Read More
Chaoyang authorities to shut down 18 privately operated schools
The education authority in Beijing's Chaoyang district said it will shut down non-government run schools for migrant workers' children to ensure the students receive a better education.
PHUKET: Migrant workers in Phuket still waiting to complete the nationality verification process, in order to become legally registered laborers, have at least a one-week reprieve from any deportation crackdown, the Phuket Provincial Employment Office (PPEO) chief Yawapa Pibulpol confirmed this morning.Read More
The migration police officers, in order to counter illegal migration of citizens of other States, identify persons illegally staying in the region for 12 months, checked the places of temporary residence of illegals, construction sites, basements and places of mass gatherings such as markets, places of leisure, station area, parking and suburban tracts, industriaRead More
Sri Lanka plans to raise the minimum age limit of female migrant domestic workers from 21 to 25 in addition to bringing new provisions to the terms of their employment contracts to strengthen their rights and further ensure their safety, Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare Minister Dilan Perera said.Read More
Attending a workshop has changed the lives of some 230 migrant workers from Kerala, India, living in Qatar. Saving money was not a priority for the workers until they attended a workshop organised by Georgetown University in Qatar as part of research into the economic and social condition of workers.Read More