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POEA: New rules on work permits in Bahrain may affect several Pinoy workers

Posted by jaypee 59 days ago Philippines
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The Philippine government on Wednesday urged Filipino workers in Bahrain to apply for mobility permits in accordance with the new rules set by the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) for foreign workers.

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Ministry fights foreign worker pay hikes

Posted by jaypee 59 days ago Taiwan
http://www.taipeitimes.com — Taipei has said that if the food and lodging are considered, total compensation for foreign domestics approached the minimum wage Read More
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Tajikistan, Uzbekistan Deal With Migrant Laborer Problem

Posted by jaypee 59 days ago Tajikistan
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The governments of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan are moving to head off a potentially large problem caused by the shrinking market for migrant laborers in Russia.

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Guangdong to grant migrant workers more rights

Posted by jaypee 59 days ago China PR
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Authorites in South China's Guangdong province has announced plans to grant household registration, or hukou as it's known, to more than 13 million migrant workers from around the country by 2020.

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Free visa, ticket provision: Recruiting agencies start indefinite strike

Posted by jaypee 59 days ago Nepal
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KATHMANDU, JUL 08 - The Nepal Association of Foreign Employment Agencies (Nafea) started an indefinite strike on Wednesday protesting government’s decision to provide free visa and free air ticket to migrant workers going to the Gulf countries and Malaysia for employment.

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Firms face tougher rules when hiring foreign PMEs; subsidies for hiring jobless locals,

Posted by jaypee 59 days ago Singapore
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SINGAPORE - Firms looking to hire foreign professionals will soon come under tougher hiring rules, while those prepared to fill their professional, managerial and executive (PME) vacancies with unemployed locals will get financial help to offset their wage cost.

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Nafea halts foreign employment services

Posted by jaypee 59 days ago Nepal
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KATHMANDU, JUL 08 - The Nepal Association of Foreign Employment Agencies (Nafea) has announced infinite strike from today against the government’s decision to provide free visa and free air ticket to the workers visiting the Gulf countries and Malaysia.

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New policies help migrant workers start businesses in China

Posted by jaypee 61 days ago China PR
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By the end of 2014, there were 270 million rural laborers working in Chinese cities. It's thought that around 2 million of them have since returned home. But instead of returning to the fields, many are choosing to start their own businesses. We went to central China's Henan Province to see how the local government is supporting rural enterprise.

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