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Business, labor groups welcome removing exit rule for foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 24 days ago Taiwan
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Taipei, Sept. 30 (CNA) Business and labor groups united Tuesday in welcoming the government's move to revise a law that requires foreign laborers to leave Taiwan every three years before returning to work.

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‘Return migration’ to benefit teachers working as maids in Singapore

Posted by jaypee 29 days ago Philippines
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School teachers forced to work as household helpers or household service workers (HSWs) in Singapore now have a chance to return to the Philippines to practice their original profession.

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Burmese Migrants, Thai Recruiters Arrested in Mae Sot

Posted by jaypee 29 days ago Thailand
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CHIANG MAI, Thailand — Thai authorities in the border town of Mae Sot have arrested scores of Burmese migrant workers and a group of Thai nationals accused of illegally recruiting them, the Burmese Embassy in Bangkok has confirmed.

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The Himalayan Times : 'Promote welfare of foreign workers' -

Posted by jaypee 30 days ago Nepal
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KATHMANDU: Minister for Foreign Affairs Mahendra Bahadur Pandey yesterday met UAE’s Foreign Minister Abdullah Bin Zayed Nahyan on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, in New York.

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Deployment of newly-hired OFWs resumes for West Bank, Israel

Posted by jaypee 31 days ago Philippines
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The government has lifted the ban on the deployment of newly-hired Filipino workers to West Bank and Israel following the lowering of the alert level in those areas by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).

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Labour warns tardy employers as migrant registration deadline looms

Posted by jaypee 33 days ago Thailand
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Authorities have pledged to get tough with employers who fail to register migrant workers before next month's deadline.

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ASEAN Economic Community to open door for more foreign workers in Vietnam - News VietNamNet

Posted by jaypee 33 days ago Vietnam
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Ryan Lee, managing director of Moldpia Byuckjin, a South Korean enterprise specializing in making prototypes at its factory in the Thach That Industrial Zone in Hanoi, said the company set up in Viet Nam to take full advantage of the cheap and skilled labor force. However, he said that the company realised that recruiting skilled workers was not as easy as they had thought.

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Migration boom hits record high

Posted by jaypee 34 days ago New Zealand
http://www.stuff.co.nz —

The migration boom has hit a record high, with a net gain of 43,500 people in the year to August.

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