News articles from around the world on migrant labour recruitment.

Manila Times | 21 January 2019 Labor Undersecretary Jacinto Paras, cluster head in-charge for the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) and Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), said on Sunday that he was closely coordinating with... read more

The Himalayan Times | 8 January 2019 According to Malaysian Deputy Human Resources Minister Datuk Mahfuz Omar, they are waiting for the final report of the Independent Foreign Workers Committee, which was formed to suggest the government the method that n... read more

The Straits Times | 2 January 2019 A planned scheme to grade maid employment agencies and boost the professionalism of the industry has been delayed for over a year after several issues were raised during consultation sessions. The Trustmark scheme was fi... read more

Kathmandu Post | 28 December 2018 The Nepal government has started working on a draft labour agreement after Japan announced it would hire thousands of workers from various countries, including Nepal. The Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security... read more

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