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Underpaid and Overworked: No offs forexpat men working in small shops in Abu Dhabi

Posted by jaypee 43 days ago United Arab Emirates
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ABU DHABI: Scores of expat men working in groceries, laundries and vegetable and fruit shops in Abu Dhabi are being denied weekly offs and over-time benefits, XPRESS has learnt.

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Registration for migrant workers ends this month

Posted by jaypee 43 days ago Thailand
Illegal migrant workers have until the end of this month to register themselves or face prosecution, said Employment Department. Read More
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New service tax on remittance upsets Indians in Oman

Posted by jaypee 43 days ago Oman
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Muscat: Non-resident Indians (NRIs) in Oman are upset over India's decision to impose service tax on their remittances.

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Region's fishing industry 'still chaotic and corrupt': Chulalongkorn seminar

Posted by jaypee 43 days ago Thailand
MANY PROBLEMS related to human trafficking and the lack of efficient administration in the overseas fishing industry remain unsolved, a seminar at Chulalongkorn University (CU)'s Asia Research Centre for Migration was told. Read More
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POEA bans deployment of OFWs to Yemen

Posted by jaypee 44 days ago Philippines
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Citing the security situation there, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) on Tuesday banned the deployment of overseas Filipino workers to Yemen.

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Hong Kong foreign workers get minimum wage increase

Posted by jaypee 44 days ago Hong Kong SAR
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The Hong Kong Labor Department announced that domestic workers in the region will receive a HK$100 (P575.25) minimum wage increase and an additional HK$44 (P253.11) food allowance for employees since October 1.

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DOLE: 130,000 PHL domestic workers to benefit from HK wage hike

Posted by jaypee 44 days ago Philippines
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Some 130,000 Filipinos working as domestic helpers in Hong Kong stand to benefit from a new wage increase there, the Department of Labor and Employment said Tuesday.

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Migrants trafficked to Thai plantation

Posted by jaypee 45 days ago Thailand
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People-smugglers kidnapped dozens of Rohingya refugees living in Bangladesh after duping them with fake job offers and trafficked them to a rubber plantation in southern Thailand. -

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