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More Rohingya migrants die in Thailand as dozens held | Arab News

Posted by charlon 8 days ago Thailand
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"Two more Rohingya migrants have died in southern Thailand after trucks packed with dozens of members of the Myanmar Muslim minority group were intercepted by authorities, police said on Wednesday".

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Number of deceased Cambodian migrants returned from Thailand rises - Thai PBS English News

Posted by charlon 8 days ago Cambodia
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"Despite the fact that the number of Cambodian migrant workers who crossed to Thailand through the Poipet International Border Checkpoint decreased slightly from 2013 to 2014, the number of migrants who died while working in Thailand appeared to increase, The Cambodia Daily reported, cting a provincial official said this week".

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77 Pinoys repatriated from Libya Friday, Sunday  – DFA

Posted by jaypee 4 days ago Philippines
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Some 77 Filipinos repatriated from strife-torn Libya are to arrive home in two batches on Friday and Sunday, the Department of Foreign Affairs said late Thursday.
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The Peninsula Qatar - GCC plans unified recruitment system for foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 30 days ago Qatar
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DOHA: GCC states are reportedly seeking a unified strategy to address some important issues related to recruitment of foreign workers to the region.

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28 migrants packed in 'perilous' pickup

Posted by jaypee 25 days ago Thailand
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Twenty-eight illegal Myanmar migrants were rescued from the back of a poorly ventilated pickup truck in Chumphon province and their two alleged traffickers arrested, police said.

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Thailand Undecided Over Fate Of Cambodian Migrant Workers | The Cambodia Daily

Posted by jaypee 25 days ago Cambodia
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Thailand has still not decided what will happen to the 738,000 Cambodian migrant workers currently living in the country on temporary work permits when those documents expire at the end of March, an official from the Thai Labor Ministry said Wednesday.

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Qatar Can Still Take Lead on Migrant Worker Changes

Posted by jaypee 25 days ago Qatar
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(Doha) – Qatari authorities should implement labor reforms to protect migrant workers from serious human rights abuses; proposed reforms in 2014 are a welcome step but need to go further, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2015.

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Foreign workers to pay compulsory premiums in Vietnam

Posted by jaypee 25 days ago Vietnam
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Foreign workers in Vietnam will be required to pay social insurance premiums starting in 2018, when the country plans to expand its social safety net.

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