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Everyone subject to stricter BI rules, even Palace officials

Posted by jaypee 32 days ago Philippines
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Everyone is covered by the Bureau of Immigration's stricter implementation of travel guidelines and deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte can attest to that.

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The wages of fear: how the mainland's migrant workers are exploited

Posted by jaypee 33 days ago China PR
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The workers at a Beijing construction site had been told they would be paid that day, after months of waiting. Instead, a bus rolled up and several men poured out and slipped on white gloves, two witnesses say. Then the gloved newcomers descended on the migrant labourers outside their dorm, punching and kicking some of the men.

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Immigration says ‘stricter’ policy on departing Pinoys in place since 2012

Posted by jaypee 34 days ago Philippines
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The Bureau of Immigration on Saturday denied reports of a stricter policy that requires Filipinos who want to travel abroad to show proof of their financial capability to do so.

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72 Pinoy deportees arrive in Tawi-Tawi from Malaysia

Posted by jaypee 35 days ago Philippines
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Dozens of Filipino deportees from all over Malaysia arrived in Tawi-Tawi province in Mindanao, earlier this week.

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Ministry intensifies efforts to nab illegal workers

Posted by jacobo 36 days ago Saudi Arabia
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The Ministry of Labor (MoL)has conducted 30,000 raids so far in its crackdown on illegal workers in the Kingdom.

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Expats in Shanghai can now renew residence permits more easily

Posted by jacobo 36 days ago China PR
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Expats living in Shanghai, China, no longer need to give up their passports for a week when renewing their residence permits online, it has been confirmed.

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Paperwork issue pits MARINA vs. seafarers

Posted by jaypee 36 days ago Philippines
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MARINA's temporary issuance of identification record sheets instead of identification record books to Filipino seafarers did not sit well with the recipients.

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'Labour laws followed for migrant workers'

Posted by jaypee 36 days ago Thailand
http://www.nationmultimedia.com — Thai tuna processors are indeed adhering to international and local labour laws in their dealings with migrant workers, according to a Chulalongkorn University research project, dispelling contrary claims by foreign human rights activists. Read More