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Duskin eyes using foreign workers for housework services

Posted by jaypee 43 days ago Japan
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Duskin Co. plans to use a system that will allow foreign workers to engage in housework support services in special zones where deregulatory measures are tested, according to a company official.

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Australian visa check operation dumped after community outrage

Posted by jaypee 43 days ago Australia
http://www.channelnewsasia.com — Australia's Border Force was forced to cancel a proposed spot check of people's visas in Melbourne after it sparked an online storm and street protests. Read More

Passes set to replace passports for migrants

Posted by jaypee 43 days ago Cambodia
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In an effort to curb illegal migration, the Ministry of Interior issued a letter on Tuesday announcing that all migrant workers who want to gain employment abroad will be able to obtain so-called migrant passes instead of having to wait for a regular passport.

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UNHCR - UNHCR urges States to help avert Bay of Bengal boat crisis in coming weeks

Posted by jaypee 43 days ago Thailand
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UNHCR is calling for urgent action before the end of the monsoon season unleashes a new wave of people leaving on boats from the Bay of Bengal.

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Thailand praises ‘high quality’ Bangladeshi migrant workers, mulls hiring more

Posted by jaypee 43 days ago Thailand
http://bdnews24.com — Thailand will consider recruiting more Bangladeshi workers in different sectors, chairman of its national council on labour reform says. Read More

1,100 died in sea in 18 months

Posted by jaypee 43 days ago Bangladesh
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At least 70 people are estimated to have died of starvation, dehydration, disease and abuse by the crews at sea on ships abandoned in May this year, said the UN Refugee Agency yesterday.

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Transfield recruits migrant labour despite large-scale redundancies in Victoria

Posted by jaypee 44 days ago Australia
http://www.theage.com.au —

Infrastructure giant Transfield will face legal action over online job advertisements seeking temporary migrants to work on some of Australia's largest electricity networks less than two months after slashing 120 jobs in Victoria.

An entire division of Victorian powerline maintenance workers and apprentices lost their jobs in June as Transfield cited a downturn in w Read More


65 illegal migrant workers arrested in Chiang Mai

Posted by jaypee 45 days ago Thailand
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BANGKOK, 26 August 2015 (NNT) – Border patrol police officers have arrested 65 Cambodian illegal migrant workers in Chiang Mai province. Their brokers have been interrogated by local police and administrative officers.

The officers made the arrest after they were notified that a group of illegal migrant workers were staying at an empty school in Mae Taeng di Read More