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AseanPlus News 09 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

India to deport illegal immigrants

B>NEW DELHI/B>: India on Tuesday announced a crackdown on illegal Pakistani and Bangladeshi migrants, saying they posed a security threat to the country.

AseanPlus News 12 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Organising the migrant workers

BENG Los Banez woke up shortly after dawn to be among the first to line up at the Philippine government agency mandated to process 800,000 Filipinos who leave to work overseas each year. Los Banez, who was a domestic worker in Taiwan for seven years, wanted to follow up her papers for a caregiver position she hopes to cinch in London.

AseanPlus News 13 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

HK maids oppose proposed wage cut, tax

B>HONG KONG:/BThousands of foreign workers staged a rally yesterday to denounce a government plan to impose a new tax on foreign domestic helpers and possible cut to their minimum wage salaries.

Nation 18 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

HK stars to launch new movie in KL today

Hong Kong stars Andy Lau and Cheung Tat Meng will be here today in conjunction with the release of their latest action flick I>Cat Mouse/I>.

AseanPlus News 19 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

China may allow Filipino workers in

MANILA: Filipinos may soon get permission to work in China following meetings between labour officials of both countries, it was announced here yesterday.

Lifestyle 28 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Own ma'am and maid

Though she is surrounded by maids, B. LING would rather be her own maid than be involved in one of those horror stories about such hired hands.

Lifestyle 06 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

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Health 09 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Supplement questions

With the shift in nutrition pattern towards one of unhealthy excess, the role of supplements in maintaining health is becoming more prominent.

Nation 12 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Getting ready for local, foreign media

Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Syed Hamid Albar will next Wednesday open the International Media Centre for foreign and local journalists covering the 13th Non-Aligned Movement summit from Feb 20-25 at the Putra World Trade Centre.

AseanPlus News 16 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Activists to fight maid abuse

A group of activists have banded together to protect the wealthy island nation's foreign maids from abusive employers, an organiser said Saturday.