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13 trafficked Lao females rescued

Posted by jaypee 24 days ago Thailand
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Police rescued 13 Lao women and girls who had been forced into sex slavery, officials confirmed Monday.

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New rules target migrant worker agencies

Posted by jaypee 19 days ago Taiwan
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New rules came into effect on Friday aimed at cracking down on runaway foreign workers, with agencies facing multiple fines and withdrawal of licenses to operate if a certain number of the workers they introduce into Taiwan abscond from their workplaces.

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Taiwan tightens clamp down on runaway foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 19 days ago Taiwan
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New rules took effect Friday to crack down on runaway foreign workers, with agencies facing multiple fines and shutdowns if a certain number of the workers they introduce into Taiwan go missing.

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Despite easing of tension, Pinoys in HK reminded to shun protest venues

Posted by jaypee 20 days ago Philippines
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While noting a gradual easing of tension in Hong Kong, Philippine officials reminded Filipinos there to continue avoiding venues of protests.

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Taiwan tightens clamp down on runaway foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 20 days ago Taiwan
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Taipei, Oct. 10 (CNA) New rules took effect Friday to crack down on runaway foreign workers, with agencies facing multiple fines and shutdowns if a certain number of the workers they introduce into Taiwan go missing.

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Prayut tightens border controls

Posted by jaypee 20 days ago Burma
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Thailand and Myanmar have agreed to strengthen cooperation through their "partnership for security and development" by regulating border areas and pushing for a comprehensive development plan in a bid to solve long-standing problems along the frontier.

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Migrant worker complaints growing

Posted by jaypee 21 days ago New Zealand
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The number of migrant workers complaining of illegal treatment in New Zealand workplaces has more than doubled in the past year.

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POEA suspends 4 recruitment firms for violating HSW rules

Posted by jaypee 21 days ago Philippines
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Four recruitment agencies were preventively suspended for allegedly circumventing government regulation on recruiting and deploying Filipino household service workers (HSWs).

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