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S. Arabia, Malaysia top spots for migrant workers

Posted by jacobo 737047 days ago Indonesia
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Despite numerous cases of abuse, murder and executions of migrant workers, Saudi Arabia and Malaysia remain two of the top four destinations for Indonesian migrant workers.

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Filipinos send more cash back

Posted by jacobo 737047 days ago Philippines
http://www.thenational.ae —

Remittances of Filipinos working in the UAE rose more than 12 per cent in the first 10 months of the year, nearly double the global average.

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Survey reveals misery of migrant workers

Posted by jacobo 737047 days ago China PR
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About 70 percent of the migrant workers consider their life as merely acceptable, with many of the younger generation feeling no happiness, Beijing News reported.

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Take cue from Singapore, Arab countries urged

Posted by jacobo 737047 days ago Philippines
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Better migrant welfare

Posted by jacobo 737047 days ago China PR
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn —

China should help migrant workers' gain equal access to public services and welfare benefits in cities by establishing a mechanism to share the cost, said a senior official from the National Development and Reform Commission, the country's top economic planner, on Saturday.

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Govt to repatriate 116 migrant workers from Syria

Posted by jacobo 737047 days ago Thailand
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Jakarta, April 20 (ANTARA) - The Indonesian government is to repatriate 116 migrant workers from Syria because of tense political and security situations in the country, a spokesman said.

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Kuwait- '£6.08 min wage/hr for domestics accompanying sponsors to Britain'

Posted by jacobo 737047 days ago Kuwait
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(MENAFN - Arab Times) As a new rule, all domestic workers accompanying their sponsors to the United Kingdom (UK) will have to be paid the UK and International Labor Organization approved hourly minimum wage of six British pounds and eight pence covering the period of their stay in the UK.

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Libya warns Italy on 'clandestine immigration'

Posted by jacobo 737047 days ago WEST ASIA/MIDDLE EAST
http://www.gmanetwork.com —

A deteriorating security situation in southern Libya threatens to increase illegal immigration into Europe from Africa, Libyan Foreign Minister Ashour bin Khayyal said on Saturday during a visit to Rome.

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