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Ban sending Nepalis to Gulf as domestic workers: House panel

Posted by jaypee 54 days ago Nepal
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KATHMANDU: The Parliament’s International Relations and Labour Committee has directed the Council of Ministers to completely ban sending Nepali workers to the Gulf countries until they formulate substantive laws relating to domestic help and make a bilateral labour agreement with Nepal.


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Workers in Malaysia not an issue: minister

Posted by jaypee 49 days ago Cambodia
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Labour Minister Ith Sam Heng told reporters yesterday the drafting of an action plan to send workers to Malaysia was still underway, but maintained that the abuses faced by a small number of domestic workers there was not of concern.


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MP queries on causes of delay in activating domestic workers law

Posted by jaypee 48 days ago Kuwait
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KUWAIT CITY, April 8: At a time when the issue of hiring domestic workers is discussed at every level, MP Khalil Al- Saleh has submitted a joint parliamentary query to the Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Anas Al Saleh and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid Al- Jarrah Al-Sabah on the causes for delay in activating the Domestic Workers Law and the proced

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Foreign workers skipping M'sia

Posted by jaypee 45 days ago Malaysia
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JOHOR BARU: Malaysia is no longer perceived to be the land of milk and honey, and foreigners are no longer keen to take up difficult, dirty and dangerous (3D) jobs in the country.


 


The depreciating ringgit in recent years is making them think twice about whether it is worth it to make the journey here to search for the good life.


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