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100 Illegal Immigrants Detained At Melaka Bus Terminal For Various Offences

Posted by jaypee 16 days ago Malaysia
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MELAKA, Feb 15 (Bernama) -- One hundred foreigners including six women were detained in Ops Kutip over the weekend at the Melaka Sentral bus terminal in Peringgit, here, Sunday.

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Migrant Schools Forced To Close As International Donors Withdraw

Posted by jaypee 12 days ago Burma
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Parents and education service providers of migrant communities in the Thai border town of Mae Sot are struggling to continue sending their children to school. Migrant education organisations told Karen News that the closure of migrant schools is being caused by the withdrawal of funding by international donors.

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Qatar to launch pay reform for migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 11 days ago Qatar
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Doha: Qatar said Thursday it will introduce a major labour law reform to ensure thousands of workers building venues for the 2022 World Cup are paid on time, after complaints by rights groups.

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Qatar to amend law on foreign workers' salaries

Posted by jaypee 11 days ago Qatar
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Qatar said Thursday it will introduce a major labor law reform to ensure thousands of workers building venues for the 2022 World Cup are paid on time, after complaints by rights groups.

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Banning migrant domestic work is short sighted, says activist | The Jakarta Post

Posted by charlon 11 days ago Indonesia
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President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s instinct to address the abuse of Indonesian workers abroad by banning migration may be well intentioned, but is also harmful and counterproductive, a rights activist says. - See more at: http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2015/02/19/banning-migrant-domestic-work-short-sighted-says-activist.html#sthash.iAdTLK3f.dpuf

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After six months, 43 stranded Pinoy fishermen to be repatriated from Indonesia

Posted by jaypee 11 days ago Indonesia
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Forty-three Filipino fishermen will be repatriated next week after being detained in Indonesia for almost six months for alleged illegal fishing.

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Foreign children getting help from local people in Osaka's Minami district

Posted by jaypee 11 days ago Japan
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Volunteers in Osaka’s Minami district are holding evening classes every Tuesday for the children of migrant workers from such countries as the Philippines and Thailand.

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SOUTH KOREA Rising number of migrant children abandoned by their parents and the government - Asia News

Posted by charlon 11 days ago Republic of Korea
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"About 90 children were abandoned in Seoul alone in 2014, mostly children born to undocumented foreigners, without access to South Korea's welfare system. A Christian group has been trying to find a solution, but lacks the legal and financial means to meet the challenge. The case of Mai, a 23-year-old Vietnamese woman who left her abusive South Korean husband who had bought her for use a

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