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More migrant workers deserted China`s coastal regions last year, as lower living costs and proximity to home trumped higher wages, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security said.
Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 16:27
A second Indian national was jailed for 15 weeks for his involvement in Singapore`s worst riots in 40 years.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 00:18
Singapore denied that a riot last month by South Asian migrant workers in the city-state was triggered by discontent over their wages and living conditions.
Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 16:48
Maldivian authorities have started to fine firms that employ undocumented expatriate workers, media reports said here Friday.
Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 16:58
Seeking to promote the welfare of "vulnerable migrant workers" from India, Nepal and Pakistan to the Gulf countries, the ILO and EU today launched a joint 2.41 million euros project here.
Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 14:20
Over 600 migrant workers, including 170 children, were rescued in Odisha in a crackdown launched after the brutal torture of two labourers in the state three days ago, an official said on Friday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 18:29
Singapore on Tuesday said 52 Indians will be deported and it will pursue criminal charges against 28 alleged rioters who actively participated in the country`s worst outbreak of violence in over 40 years, sending a tough message to trouble-makers.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 14, 2013, 13:30
Unprivileged girls from migrant workers` families in China are more likely to fall victim to sexual assault, a new study has revealed.
Last Updated: Monday, May 27, 2013, 16:56
The number of Chinese migrant workers, the mainstay of its cheap labour force continue to grow as their total touched 262.61 million last year.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 20:16
The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday announced a new scheme to provide primary education to children of migrant workers residing in the state.
Last Updated: Monday, April 08, 2013, 20:30
: The arrest of a suspected Maoist here seems to have triggered panic among some migrant workers, particularly from Bihar and Odisha, who are heading towards their hometowns, apprehending trouble.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 14:43
Prosecutors established that the 333 migrants from Central Asia were registered to live in a 480-square-feet apartment.
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