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DFA: Nearly 800 Pinoy repatriates arriving from Libya over the weekend

Posted by jaypee 33 days ago Philippines
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Nearly 800 Filipino repatriates from Libya are scheduled in Manila over the weekend, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Saturday.

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NT's Ichthys project: move to relax 457 visas 'an attack on young unemployed'

Posted by jaypee 39 days ago Australia
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Employers in the Northern Territory are to be given concessions for employing foreign workers to fill a labour gap created by the $34bn Ichthys gas project but the Greens and trade unions have labelled it an attack on young unemployed Australians.

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Top End to get easier access to foreign workers for gas projects

Posted by jaypee 39 days ago Australia
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The federal government will make it easier for employers across Northern Australia to import guest workers as the $34 billion Ichthys gas project creates labour shortages in the Top End.




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Myanmar to help screen workers

Posted by jacobo 39 days ago Burma
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The Myanmar government has promised full cooperation in verifying the nationality of Myanmarese workers in Thailand.

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New package being worked out for Kashmiri migrants: Modi govt

Posted by jaypee 39 days ago India
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NEW DELHI: Keeping "past experience" in mind, a new package for return and rehabilitation of Kashmiri migrants is being "carefully" finalized in consultation with the state government and the representatives of the displaced people, home minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday.

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SLBFE to evacuate Lankans in Liberia

Posted by jacobo 39 days ago Sri Lanka
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With the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring the Ebola virus epidemic sweeping across western Africa, an international health emergency, the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE) is now looking to repatriate Sri Lankan migrant workers from Liberia.

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Singapore builds integrated dormitory for foreign workers

Posted by jacobo 39 days ago Singapore
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SINGAPORE: Singapore will open its first integrated 16,800-bed mega dormitory facility for foreign workers this month as part of efforts to avoid a repeat of the 2013 Little India riots, the country's worst unrest in 40 years.

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POEA reminds OFWs vs. falling for job offers to troubled countries

Posted by jaypee 40 days ago Philippines
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Prospective overseas Filipino workers were reminded against falling for supposed job offers in at least three countries considered hotspots due to the armed tension there.

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