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Central Asian labor migrants leaving Russia

Posted by jaypee 21 days ago Kyrgyzstan
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BISHKEK (TCA) — Problems of Kyrgyz labor migrants related to the introduction of new rules in Russia that require obtaining job patents have been discussed at the Kyrgyz Embassy in Russia. Due to lack of time available to perform the necessary formalities to obtain new patents, and because of the rise in prices for newly established migration services, many labor migrants risk

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Indonesia, Malaysia Promise Greater Protection of Migrant Workers

Posted by jaypee 21 days ago Indonesia
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Jakarta. The governments of Indonesia and Malaysia plan to set up a “one-door” policy to handle migrant workers’ job placement.

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Migrants building UAE cultural hub 'risk abuse if they complain'

Posted by jaypee 21 days ago United Arab Emirates
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Migrant workers building a multibillion-pound cultural hub in the United Arab Emirates, which includes new Guggenheim and Louvre museums, are subject to destitution, summary arrest and deportation if they complain about their squalid and unsafe conditions, an investigation by Human Rights Watch (HRW) has found.

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Saudi Arabia to expel additional Indonesian workers - khabarsoutheastasia.com

Posted by charlon 22 days ago Saudi Arabia
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"Some 27,000 Indonesian migrants who overstayed their work permits in Saudi Arabia are being kicked out and sent home gradually."

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Ministry reports record number of migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 22 days ago Taiwan
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The number of migrant workers in Taiwan has reached a historic high of more than half a million, according to annual statistics released by the Ministry of the Interior on Saturday.

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Philippines, Indonesia ink pacts, including protection of migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 22 days ago Philippines
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THE Philippines and Indonesia signed on Monday four agreements, including the joint declaration on the protection of migrants and migrant workers.

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Myanmar migrant workers flee crackdown

Posted by jaypee 22 days ago Burma
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Hundreds of undocumented Myanmar migrant workers in nine townships of Tak province and Mae Sot are fleeing to Myawaddy of Myanmar after the Thai police launched a crackdown early this month.

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In Lebanon, a new domestic workers trade union fights kafala - Equal Times

Posted by charlon 22 days ago Lebanon
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When there are disputes between the women and their employers, FENASOL tries to find an amicable solution, to avoid the courts, where they risk deportation,

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