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UAE ending years of brain drain

Posted by jacobo 291 days ago United Arab Emirates
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IN 1968, WHILE studying at the Mons Officer Cadet School in the United Kingdom, I needed to visit a hospital. There I met a doctor who, to my surprise, spoke fluent Arabic. I learned that he was new to the UK, so I asked if he intended to stay long or return home. He replied with an Arabic saying that translates as: “My hom

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Labour office reveals reduction in distressed Filipina HSWs’ cases

Posted by jacobo 293 days ago United Arab Emirates
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Dubai: The cases of absconding Filipina household service workers (HSWs) in Dubai and the Northern Emirates have dwindled down from 100 a month in 2013 to 75 a month in the first four months of 2014.

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Filipinos in the UAE need more protection, migrant group says

Posted by jacobo 295 days ago United Arab Emirates
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ABU DHABI // The Philippine government is not doing enough to protect the welfare and interest of Filipinos in the UAE, a migrant workers’ rights group says.

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Companies recruiting Filipino workers warned over illegal practices

Posted by jacobo 296 days ago United Arab Emirates
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ABU DHABI // The head of a Philippines government agency on overseas employment has reiterated warnings to recruiters that engaging in deceitful practices could put firms’ operating licences at risk.

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UAE most popular migration destination for professionals, says study

Posted by jacobo 297 days ago United Arab Emirates
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LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network on the Internet, has announced the results of a global study that tracked talent migration among the 300 million members on the network.

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New contract for domestic staff in the UAE

Posted by jacobo 299 days ago United Arab Emirates
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ABU DHABI // A new standard contract for domestic staff took effect on Sunday that guarantees the rights of both workers and their employers.

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New UAE contract for housemaids, home help

Posted by jacobo 299 days ago United Arab Emirates
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The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has amended the domestic helpers’ contract form, which will be effective Sunday [June 1].

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Remittances from UAE exceed $20bn

Posted by jaypee 301 days ago United Arab Emirates
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The expatriates in the UAE remitted more than $20 billion back to their home countries in 2012, according to a report from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA).

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