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Cathay Pacific banking on migrant workers for MNL, Cebu-HK flights

GMA News Online, Hong Kong, 8 March 2020 - Cathay Pacific is banking on the "large number" of migrant Filipino workers in Hong Kong to avail of their daily flights from Manila and Cebu.

Posted by Site Admin at Mar 13, 2020 01:56 PM |
Returnee migrant women workers: When all hopes are dashed

The Financial Express, Bangladesh, 8 March 2020 - Dalia Aktar (23) lost all hopes to lead a normal life when she returned home abused while working in Saudi Arabia.

Posted by Site Admin at Mar 13, 2020 01:51 PM |
Foreign worker envoys help combat fake news on coronavirus

The Straits Times, Singapore, 8 March 2020 - Some panicked after mistaking the number of discharged coronavirus cases for the death toll. Others read reports that their home countries would be banning travellers from Singapore and tried to quit their jobs in a fluster.

Posted by Site Admin at Mar 13, 2020 01:14 PM |
Int’l Women’s Day: Hong Kong’s coronavirus outbreak has intensified discrimination and exploitation of domestic workers

Hong Kong Free Press, Hong Kong, 8 March 2020 - Hong Kong has for a long time relied on the labour of migrant domestic workers from the Philippines and Indonesia. Because private child and elderly care facilities are too expensive for most working and middle-class households, hiring a live-in domestic worker to provide care and perform other household chores is the cheapest option.

Posted by Site Admin at Mar 13, 2020 01:07 PM |
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New tool for labour migration researchers and policy makers

Visit the ILO’s global database of over 90 national laws, policies and regulations that have defined recruitment fees and related costs.

Posted by Site Admin at Mar 04, 2020 12:00 AM |
Female labour migration from Pakistan: A situation analysis

This report examines patterns and characteristics of female labour migration from Pakistan, and provides recommendations to ensure that women have equal opportunities for safe and fair migration.

Posted by Site Admin at Feb 01, 2020 12:00 AM |
TRIANGLE in ASEAN Quarterly Briefing Notes

TRIANGLE in ASEAN works with labour ministries, workers' and employers' organizations, recruitment agency associations, civil society organizations in six countries in ASEAN; Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. Below Quarterly Briefing Notes give an update on our work during the previous quarter.

Posted by Site Admin at Jan 24, 2020 12:00 AM |
Effective return and reintegration of migrant workers with special focus on ASEAN Member States

This report was prepared as the background document for the ASEAN Workshop on Reintegration Programmes for Returning Migrant Workers (27–28 August 2019) in Yogyakarta, organized by the Ministry of Manpower, Government of Indonesia, and the ILO TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme.

Posted by Site Admin at Jan 01, 2020 12:00 AM |
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