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‘Treat foreign maid issue with care’

Posted by jacobo 621 days ago Malaysia
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Association of Employment Agencies (Pikap) urged the local media to be more careful in their reports on foreign maids, claiming there were conflicting facts in the recent news on the alleged confinement of 105 foreign workers by an employment agency in Klang.

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More help at hand for foreign workers

Posted by jacobo 621 days ago Singapore
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SINGAPORE - THE bus drivers' strike shows some foreigners working here still have no idea where to turn to for help, a group set up to champion their cause said on Wednesday.

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Pioneer To Provide OFW Coverage

Posted by jacobo 621 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines --- The Overseas Placement Association of the Philippines, Inc. (OPAP), the country’s oldest and largest organization of licensed overseas employment services provider with over 500 members, yesterday said it signed a memorandum of agreement with Pioneer Life, Inc. and Pioneer Insurance and Surety Corporation, two of the country’s

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SC upholds provisions of Migrant Workers Act

Posted by jacobo 621 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - The Supreme Court (SC) recently upheld certain provisions of Republic Act 8042, or the Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of 1995, reversing the ruling of the Manila regional trial court (RTC) declaring the provisions unconstitutional.

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Pikap refutes maid abuse claims

Posted by jacobo 621 days ago Malaysia
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia National Association of Employment Agencies (Pikap) has refuted claims that an agency in Klang had abused the 105 maids that Selangor Immigration Department officers rescued last Saturday.

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Foreign worker policy not operated like COE system: Tan Chuan-Jin

Posted by jacobo 622 days ago Singapore
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SINGAPORE - Companies have common misconceptions on Singapore's hiring policy for foreign workers, said Acting Minister for Manpower Tan Chuan-Jin in an interview with Channel NewsAsia. One of them is the Government has turned off the tap on bringing in foreign workers.

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Indonesia maids in Malaysia question their future

Posted by jacobo 622 days ago Malaysia
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KUALA LUMPUR: The room is quiet. The women it sipping their milk-tea and waiting for their next orders to come via their mobile phone.

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Malaysian govt denies legal remedy to migrants

Posted by jacobo 622 days ago Nepal
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KATHMANDU: Malaysia has been denying legal remedy to migrant workers.

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