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Vietnam dads take on caregiver role

Posted by jacobo 31 days ago Vietnam
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When his wife moved to Taiwan nine years ago to work as a maid — earning far more than she could in the rice paddies of this northern Vietnamese hamlet — Pham Duc Viet took over the household chores and raised their two children on top of his regular work as a farmer and carpenter.

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15 OFWs to arrive from Libya

Posted by jacobo 32 days ago Philippines
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MANILA – The Department of Foreign Affairs said 15 more overseas Filipino workers from Libya are scheduled to arrive in Manila on Saturday afternoon.

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Mandatory repatriation of Filipinos in Gaza

Posted by jacobo 32 days ago Philippines
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MANILA -- The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has raised Alert Level 4 in Gaza, due to security threats posed by the conflict to Filipinos living in the area.

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36 women rescued from human traffickers in Las PiƱas

Posted by jacobo 32 days ago Philippines
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A Singaporean and thirteen Filipinos were arrested by authorities in a raid on a suspected human trafficking den in Brgy E. Aldana in Las Piñas City on Friday.

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Philippine labour office sees surge in job contracts process..

Posted by jacobo 33 days ago Philippines
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The Philippine Overseas Labour Office (POLO)  expects a large number of Filipino household service workers (HSWs) to be deployed in Qatar in the coming months, labour attache Leopoldo De Jesus has told Gulf Times.

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A neglected lot

Posted by jacobo 33 days ago Nepal
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KATHMANDU, July 19: Plights of Nepalis seeking overseas jobs, especially in the Gulf region, start even before they fly abroad.

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Nepali migrant workers safe in Israel

Posted by jacobo 33 days ago Nepal
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KATHMANDU, July 18: Despite heightening tensions between Israel and Palestine, Nepalis migrant workers are reported to be ´safe´ there. Nepal´s Embassy in Israel has informed that none of the Nepali citizen has faced any security threats so far.

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Doha facelift dumps migrant workers on the streets

Posted by jacobo 34 days ago Qatar
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DOHA - Expelled from housing in a Doha district undergoing modernisation, scores of migrant workers have been left homeless, some of them left to sleep on the streets of energy-rich Qatar's capital.

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