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Saudi Arabia vows 'zero tolerance' vs illegal labor

Posted by jaypee 47 days ago Saudi Arabia
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RIYADH - Saudi Arabia on Monday vowed "zero tolerance" against the illegal employment of migrants, more than a year after tens of thousands of foreigners were deported in an earlier crackdown.

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Eight-year limit on expats’ stay to be implemented in stages

Posted by jaypee 47 days ago Saudi Arabia
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The Labor Ministry has denied a report that it plans to limit the stay of foreign workers to eight years, but a ministry source on Monday insisted that the proposal is being studied and would be implemented.

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Raids net hundreds of illegals

Posted by jaypee 47 days ago Saudi Arabia
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Hundreds of residency and labor law violators have been arrested during the raids launched by the Interior and Labor Ministries.

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UN Special Rapporteur: Malaysia's migrant workers often exploited, trafficked, prostituted

Posted by jaypee 47 days ago Malaysia
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PETALING JAYA: It is estimated that there are two million documented migrant workers, and another two million or more undocumented migrant workers in Malaysia, according to United Nations Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons Maria Grazia Giammarinaro (pic).

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'Zero tolerance' in new Saudi blitz on illegal labour

Posted by jaypee 48 days ago Saudi Arabia
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Saudi Arabia on Monday vowed "zero tolerance" against the illegal employment of migrants, more than a year after tens of thousands of foreigners were deported in an earlier crackdown.

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Vietnam plans to officially send workers to Thailand this year

Posted by jaypee 48 days ago Vietnam
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Vietnamese can start working in Thailand in the next few months under a new labor pact being discussed by the two countries, which have struggled to find a good solution for illegal workers.

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24% of 700 foreign maids surveyed suffer from poor mental health

Posted by jaypee 48 days ago Singapore
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SINGAPORE: A study of about 700 foreign domestic workers showed that 24 per cent of them could be suffering from poor mental health.

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Women migrants send larger part of their income home than men, IOM says

Posted by jaypee 49 days ago Philippines
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Women international migrants are earning less than men but send a larger part of their income home, the International Organization for Migration (IOM).



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