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Nursing care path set to be relaxed

Posted by jaypee 43 days ago Japan
http://the-japan-news.com —

Qualifications for nursing care workers will likely be relaxed to cope with a serious labor shortage in the nursing care field, according to sources.

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Sabahan youth "at risk of being slaves to migrants", says state minister - Nation

Posted by jaypee 39 days ago Malaysia
http://www.thestar.com.my —

KOTA KINABALU: Sabahan youths are at risk of becoming slaves to immigrants in their own land in future if the current dependency on foreign labour continues to increase.

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DoE gives employers 11 days for illegal migrant workers to be registered

Posted by jaypee 39 days ago Thailand
http://thainews.prd.go.th —

BANGKOK, 20 October 2014 (NNT) – The Department of Employment (DoE) has reminded business operators that they have only 11 days left to have their migrant workers properly registered.

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52 OFWs from Libya back in PHL – OWWA 

Posted by jaypee 39 days ago Philippines
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(Updated 1:01 p.m.) A total of 52 Filipino workers from Libya arrived in Manila over the weekend, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) said.

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South Korea Must End 'Rampant Abuse' of Migrant Farm Workers

Posted by jaypee 39 days ago Republic of Korea
http://time.com —

South Korea’s farming industry is rife with exploitation of migrant labor, according to a report by Amnesty International released Monday, which alleges violence, squalid housing, excessive working hours, no regular rest days and mandatory unpaid overtime.

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Amnesty Criticizes South Korea’s Migrant Labor Program -

Posted by jaypee 39 days ago Republic of Korea
http://blogs.wsj.com —

Amnesty International on Monday slammed South Korea’s migrant worker scheme for allegedly allowing exploitation and abuse of workers, claims the South Korean government rejected.

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365 overstayers nabbed in Riyadh raids

Posted by jaypee 39 days ago Saudi Arabia
http://www.arabnews.com —

Riyadh police on Friday arrested 365 foreigners overstaying their visas in the second operation in a week.

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Amnesty slams ‘abuse’ of migrant workers in S. Korea

Posted by jaypee 38 days ago Republic of Korea
http://newsinfo.inquirer.net —

SEOUL – Migrant farm workers in South Korea have become victims of rampant abuse under a “shameful” work permit system that encourages exploitation, Amnesty International said in a report published Monday.

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