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World 20 Mar 2015 | 2:25 AM

Workers' rights campaigners voice concerns over UAE ban of U.S. academic

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Labour rights' campaigners are concerned the Abu Dhabi government is cracking down on free expression after a U.S. professor researching migrant labour conditions was barred from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Opinion 18 Jan 2014 | 12:00 AM

Migrant labour pains for Singapore

DESPITE improved government efforts, Singapore and its people are still paying a heavy price for having too many migrant workers.

World 20 Jul 2010 | 12:00 AM

Migrants workers collateral damage of UAE slump

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (Reuters) - Under an unforgiving sun, South Asian workers stir giant pots of rice, their only food, in a barren patch of desert 80 km from a gleaming Dubai skyline built over decades by migrant labour.

AseanPlus News 02 May 2018 | 12:00 AM

Kuwait extends olive branch to Philippines over labour row

Manila: The Philippines welcomed an olive branch from Kuwait in a migrant labour row, days after its President Rodrigo Duterte announced a permanent ban on workers going to the Gulf state.

World 19 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM

Asians eclipsing Latinos in immigration to U.S. - report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Asians have surpassed Hispanics as the United States' largest group of new immigrants, according to a report on Tuesday that some experts said reflects decreased demand for migrant labour and highlights the impact of state crackdowns on illegals.

Business 19 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM

Asians eclipsing Latinos in immigration to US

WASHINGTON: Asians have surpassed Hispanics as the United States' largest group of new immigrants, according to a report on Tuesday that some experts said reflects decreased demand for migrant labour and highlights the impact of state crackdowns on illegals.

Community 11 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

Shying from hard labour

We see them in our home. We see them in supermarkets. We see them in the familiar security guard uniforms at shopping centres, apartment complexes and gated housing developments.

Letters 22 Aug 2017 | 12:00 AM

Protect migrant workers too

From CHAN CHEE KHOON, ScD, Research Fellow, Centre for Research in International & Comparative Education of Universiti Malaya

Letters 09 Dec 2007 | 12:00 AM

Act of hope for foreign workers

The Government's recent announcement of a new Act for foreign workers signals a commitment to address the plight of these workers here.