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Barangay captains are front liners vs trafficking- Labor exec

Posted by jacobo 737112 days ago Philippines
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Explaining that human trafficking begins at the grassroots, a Labor official has urged barangay captains to intensify their campaign against the global problem, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said in a statement Monday.

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No extension to amnesty scheme as ministry prepares for next phase

Posted by jacobo 737112 days ago Malaysia
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PUTRAJAYA: The Home Ministry will not extend the deadline today to register illegal foreign workers under the 6P amnesty programme, Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said.

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S. Arabia, Malaysia top spots for migrant workers

Posted by jacobo 737112 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 737112 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 737112 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 737112 days ago Philippines
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Better migrant welfare

Posted by jacobo 737112 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 737112 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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