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Saudi hotel used to lure Filipino domestic workers

Posted by jaypee 29 days ago Saudi Arabia
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A recruitment agency in the Philippines which illegally deployed workers under the name of Al Jahora Al Raqia Hotel in Saudi Arabia has been punished by authorities.

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Managers can renew worker permits - Nation

Posted by jaypee 30 days ago Malaysia
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PETALING JAYA: The Immigration Department has relaxed its procedures for the over-the-counter renewal of foreign worker permits with human resource managers now allowed to handle it.

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Japan grants one-year extension for Filipino nurses

Posted by jaypee 30 days ago Japan
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Filipino and Indonesian nurses will get the chance to train more to pass Japan's rigorous nursing and care qualification exams after its government allowed trainees to stay an additional year.

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Gulf Daily News » Local News » Clamp on illegal workers planned

Posted by jaypee 30 days ago Bahrain
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A FIVE-POINT plan was yesterday unveiled to crack down on illegal workers.

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Migrant Workers in Lebanon Push for Union

Posted by jaypee 30 days ago Lebanon
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BEIRUT, LEBANON - Migrant domestic workers in Lebanon have been pushing to form the first labor union in the Arab world after being subjected to beatings and rape.

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Job agencies want professional training for domestic workers

Posted by jaypee 30 days ago Singapore
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SINGAPORE — Employment agencies in Singapore are calling for domestic workers to undergo professional training here so they can become skilled workers, after Indonesian President Joko Widodo said last week the country wants to stop sending its women overseas as maids to preserve the country’s “dignity”.

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Shoura Council to discuss draft labor agreement with Indonesia | Arab News

Posted by jaypee 30 days ago Saudi Arabia
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The Shoura Council is slated to debate the draft agreement with Indonesia on the employment of domestic workers in Saudi Arabia during its two-day sessions from Monday.

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Migrant workers building UAE cultural hub ‘abused’ | TODAYonline

Posted by charlon 30 days ago United Arab Emirates
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 Like other Persian Gulf states, the United Arab Emirates imports much of its labour force from Bangladesh, Indonesia and the Philippines. And it imports prestige from liberal Western institutions such as universities and museums.

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