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Migration boom in full swing

Posted by jaypee 40 days ago New Zealand
http://www.stuff.co.nz —

Finance Minister Bill English says soaring migration is "the right kind of problem to have" as thousands of Kiwis a month return home across the Tasman.

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Growing numbers of Chinese migrants heading to Canterbury

Posted by jaypee 42 days ago New Zealand
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As Canterbury recovers and rebuilds, more and more Chinese are heading to the region as tourists, students, and migrants, a University of Canterbury PhD postgraduate student says.

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New Rules to Help Myanmar Migrants Apply for Passports

Posted by jaypee 42 days ago Thailand
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CHIANG MAI, Thailand — The Burmese Embassy in Thailand is revising procedures for Burmese migrants to receive regular passports, the Burmese government says.

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Anti-trafficking law to be amended

Posted by jaypee 42 days ago Burma
Myanmar plans to amend its anti-human trafficking law or enact a new one to meet international standards, in light of a growing number of cases involving foreign traffickers and local officials. Read More
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Big foreign worker dorms faring poorly

Posted by jaypee 43 days ago Singapore
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Dormitories are seeing a sharp drop in business as companies move their foreign workers out of big purpose-built dorms in favour of cheaper options on or near their work sites.

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Abuse of migrants rife: report

Posted by jaypee 43 days ago Cambodia
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From forced marriage in China to daily 20-hour shifts on fishing boats, most Cambodian workers face some kind of abuse when they leave the country to escape “desolate” work opportunities and low wages, a report from the Community Legal Education Center says.

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Myanmar workers to work in casinos, factories in Macau - Eleven Myanmar | Eleven Myanmar

Posted by jaypee 43 days ago Burma
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Myanmar workers will be sent to work in casinos and factories in Macau, Min Hlaing, chairman of the Overseas Employment Agency Federation, said on Saturday.

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Illegal Migration to Hong Kong | BMET denies report on Bangladeshis

Posted by jaypee 44 days ago Bangladesh
http://www.thedailystar.net —

The Bureau of Manpower Employment and Training (BMET) yesterday rejected a report that Bangladeshis were illegally entering Hong Kong by boats through Shenzhen of China.

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