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PHL embassy in Riyadh hits back at criticisms on HSW processing

Posted by jaypee 34 days ago Saudi Arabia
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The Philippine embassy in Riyadh on Monday hit back at supposed recruiters criticizing its supposed slow pace in processing the documents of Filipino household service workers (HSWs).

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S.Korea opens door again for Vietnamese workers after drop in illegal stays

Posted by jaypee 40 days ago Vietnam
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Vietnamese workers go through some procedures before flying to work in South Korea. Photo credit: Vietnam News Agency

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Saudi visas to be issued for Bangladeshi domestic workers

Posted by jaypee 40 days ago Saudi Arabia
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The Saudi Ministry of Labor will start issuing visas for Bangladeshi domestic workers from Monday, April 20 (Rajab 1), according to ministry sources.

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MOL asked to restrict foreign domestic workers

Posted by jaypee 41 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Lawmakers yesterday passed a resolution to ask the government to set up a “wealth exclusion clause” on hiring foreign nationals as domestic helpers.

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Indonesia investigates forced labour allegations

Posted by jaypee 41 days ago Indonesia
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JAKARTA: Indonesia’s national rights commission said today it was investigating allegations that hundreds of people, mostly from Myanmar, are forced to work on fishing boats with little or no pay.

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Work visas for Bangladeshis from April 20

Posted by jaypee 41 days ago Saudi Arabia
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The Kingdom will start issuing visas for Bangladeshi domestic workers beginning April 20, the Ministry of Labor announced on Monday.

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Singapore is keeping an eye on its migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 41 days ago Singapore
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At Singapore's largest dormitory for foreign workers, Lovlu Mia is cooking chapatis over a hot flame in a giant kitchen.

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ASEAN leaders push for greater regional labour mobility

Posted by jaypee 41 days ago Malaysia
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KUALA LUMPUR: More engineers and architects in Southeast Asia have registered with professional bodies in the region to have their qualifications recognised. According to the ASEAN Secretariat, there's a “steady increase” of these registered professionals who have started working in other ASEAN countries.

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