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Recruitment of house workers from Vietnam, Nepal before Haj

Posted by jacobo 16 days ago Saudi Arabia
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RIYADH — The Kingdom will soon start recruiting housemaids from Vietnam and Nepal, according to Deputy Labor Minister Mofarej Al-Haqbani.

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War or want: Why some Pinoys won't leave Libya

Posted by jacobo 16 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - More than 11,000 Filipinos still remain in strife-torn Libya, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs.

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DFA seeks to suspend overseas voter registration in war-torn areas

Posted by jacobo 16 days ago Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Foreign Affairs - Overseas Voting Secretariat (DFA-OVS) is asking the Commission on Elections to immediately suspend overseas voter registration in strife-torn areas - Libya, Syria, Iraq, Ukraine and the Gaza strip.

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6 Pinoy-Japanese appeal for Japanese citizenship

Posted by jacobo 16 days ago Philippines
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MANILA - Six descendants of Japanese who live in the Philippines will leave for Japan on Tuesday to appeal for official recognition as Japanese citizens from the Tokyo Family Court, an organization helping them said Monday.

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Pinoy workers 'would rather take chances in Libya'

Posted by jacobo 16 days ago Philippines
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MANILA - More than 11,000 Filipinos in Libya have ignored appeals to evacuate, with many apparently choosing to take their chances in the war-torn country rather than risk unemployment at home, a foreign department spokesman said Monday.

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Hong Kong has the opposite problem to China’s: too many women

Posted by jacobo 17 days ago Hong Kong SAR
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China has a surplus of men while Hong Kong, its semi-autonomous neighbor to the south, has too many women, according to new data from the Hong Kong government.

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Recruiting maids at a glance

Posted by jacobo 17 days ago United Arab Emirates
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The pool of nationalities available to work as domestic workers in the UAE is dwindling. Some traditional labour-sending countries have temporarily shut their doors with the current conflicting laws over maid employment.

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Not ‘maid’ for each other

Posted by jacobo 17 days ago United Arab Emirates

Dubai: With domestic workers in high demand, a variety of maid recruitment agencies have mushroomed in the UAE, offering home help from various countries. However, each one has its own set of rules and code of conduct and levy a charge of anything between Dh5,000 to Dh16,000 as a service fee per successful placement.

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