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MyEG may see competition in online renewal of foreign workers' permits

Posted by jaypee 45 days ago Malaysia
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PETALING JAYA: My EG Services Bhd (MyEG), whose shares have jumped more than 30% year to date, may see competition in the business of online renewal of foreign workers’ permits.

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Over 10,000 Myanmar migrants seek work in Thailand

Posted by jaypee 46 days ago Thailand
MYAWADY - More than 10,000 Myanmar migrants have entered Thailand through the border town of Myawady in the past three months to seek jobs. Read More
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Women using maids illegally in small businesses

Posted by jaypee 47 days ago Saudi Arabia
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Some Saudi women are breaking the law by employing their domestic workers in their small businesses, especially cooking, sales and other jobs that require long working hours, Arab News has discovered.

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In Cambodia, Domestic Workers Get Organized | Womens eNews

Posted by jaypee 48 days ago Cambodia
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PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (WOMENSENEWS)-- Hai Somaly was just 10 years old when she started working as a domestic worker. For the equivalent of about 13 cents a day she would cook, clean and take care of her employer's children. When her employer was displeased with her work, she says he would often hit her with a shoe

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Migrants from four countries eligible for health benefits

Posted by jaypee 48 days ago Burma

MIGRANT workers from Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam can now buy healthcare insurance and enjoy healthcare benefits that are on par with what Thais get via the country's universal healthcare scheme.

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3,489 illegal workers arrested in..., SahilOnline News

Posted by jaypee 48 days ago Saudi Arabia
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Riyadh: In a major crackdown, police arrested 3,489 illegal workers in Qassim, Asir and Riyadh over the weekend.

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Thousands of workers to benefit from amnesty | Top Stories

Posted by jaypee 49 days ago Nepal
http://www.ekantipur.com —

KATHMANDU, APR 05 - Thousands of Nepali migrants in Oman and Bahrain are expected to return home in the coming months following the pledge of the Gulf states to grant amnesty to undocumented immigrants working illegally in their countries.

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Lack of Jobs and High Cost of Living Drive Migrant Workers Back to Thailand

Posted by jaypee 50 days ago Burma
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Migrant workers from Myanmar are heading back to Thailand just ahead of the Thingyan festival. High living expenses and lack of jobs leaves many migrants workers with few options but to return to Thailand to support their families.

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