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10 detained under ISA for human trafficking

Posted by jacobo 737075 days ago Malaysia
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 10 individuals have been detained under the Internal Security Act (ISA) for human trafficking until October 2010.

Deputy Home Minister Lee Chee Leong said the ministry have arrested eight immigration officers and two individuals under ISA for their involvement in smuggling immigrants into the country.

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Policy favours hiring married expat workers

Posted by jacobo 737075 days ago Qatar
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Labour inspections find widespread flouting of safety rules

Posted by jacobo 737075 days ago Qatar
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Consumer body wants Saudi skies opened to Gulf carriers

Posted by jacobo 737075 days ago Saudi Arabia
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JEDDAH: The Association for Consumer Protection has urged authorities to open Saudi skies to Gulf airline companies. This will help meet the growing domestic flight requirement.

Nasser Ibrahim Al-Tuwaim, acting chairman of the association and secretary of the executive council, said the move was necessary to break the monopoly of Saudi Arabian Airlines on domestic flights.

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Lebanon courts fail to protect maids, report says

Posted by jaypee 737075 days ago United Arab Emirates
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Dubai: Lebanese courts fail to protect the rights of foreign maids who accuse their employers of physical and sexual abuse, according to a Human Rights Watch report on Thursday.

Legal obstacles discourage many workers from filing claims and abusive employers often go unpunished or get light sentences, the group said.

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Expats' New Year Wish: More salary abolition of exit permit

Posted by jacobo 737075 days ago Qatar
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DOHA: Excited over the 2022 bid victory, many expatriates hope that 2011 would bring them the Read More

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Foreigners poised to swarm local construction sites

Posted by jacobo 737075 days ago Malaysia
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SIBU: The influx of foreign workers in the construction industry is imminent as locals opt to work in other industries to earn more.

Chairman of Sarawak Building and Civil Engineering Contractors Association Siek King Kuong said the problem of manpower shortage had become more serious during the past six months.

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Amer provides visas on wheels

Posted by jacobo 737075 days ago United Arab Emirates
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Dubai: The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai has introduced Amer mobile service taking visa transactions to residents' doorsteps.

Major General Mohammad Ahmad Al Merri, Director General of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai, said on Sunday the new facility takes the services to the public.

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