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Police rescue 14 human trafficking victims

Posted by jacobo 802 days ago China PR
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Guangdong police have rescued 14 infants after they busted four human trafficking gangs and found all the children were sold by their parents for money.

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Carrying the torch for foreign labour

Posted by jacobo 802 days ago Malaysia
http://www.thesundaily.my —

PETALING JAYA (Feb 6, 2013): Labour groups from Malaysia and across the region have expressed shock over the government's recent decision that migrant labourers in the country are now required to pay their own levy.

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Call to relook curbs on foreign labour inflow

Posted by jacobo 802 days ago Singapore
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SINGAPORE - The body representing small and medium firms here has asked for a closer look at the issue of restricting the inflow of foreign workers in Singapore, in its response to the White Paper on population released last week.

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UN predicts 1.1 million Syria refugees by June

Posted by jacobo 802 days ago Syria
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Tokyo: The United Nations said on Wednesday that the number of people fleeing fighting in Syria could reach 1.1 million by June, as it warned of crisis “fatigue” among developed nations.

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Nod on human trafficking draft

Posted by jacobo 802 days ago Kuwait
http://www.arabtimesonline.com —

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 6: The Parliament, during its regular session Wednesday approved the report of Legal and Legislative Committee on government draft law on combating Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling. The law has been referred to the government for its implementation.

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Trafficking attempt foiled at Bali airport

Posted by jacobo 802 days ago Indonesia
http://khabarsoutheastasia.com —

DENPASAR, Indonesia – Authorities have stopped a suspected human trafficking attempt at Ngurah Rai Airport in Bali and returned the alleged victims to East Nusa Tenggara Province, according to media reports.

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People who hire illegal workers face heavy fines

Posted by jacobo 802 days ago United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi: The authorities have warned companies and individuals against hiring illegal workers lest they should face hefty fines.

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Inward remittances hit four-year high

Posted by jacobo 802 days ago Japan
http://www.tuoitrenews.vn —

Overseas remittances to Vietnam were estimated at a total $10 billion in 2012, the highest figure in the last four years.

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