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Nation 11 Sep 2016 | 12:27 AM

NGOs want govt to have comprehensive policy of migrant labour

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: A coalition of NGOs working on migrant rights have urged the government to come up with a comprehensive policy on labour migration.

Nation 11 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

Conference on migrant labour law

Mobility of labour in the Asia-Pacific region has created several legal and social problems, especially among migrants.

World 15 Jan 2016 | 2:05 AM

U.N. sees progress in Qatar's migrant labour reforms

DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar has made progress in its efforts to improve the lives of migrant labourers, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Thursday, departing from previous U.N. criticism of the wealthy nation's treatment of workers.

AseanPlus News 06 May 2015 | 12:00 AM

Australia to probe migrant labour abuse

SYDNEY: Australia faced growing calls to crack down on the exploitation of migrants labouring in farms and factories after a television investigation claimed foreigners toiled in conditions akin to “slave labour”.

Lifestyle 12 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Saga of migrant labour

Muthammal Palanisamy has come close though. I>Shore to Shore/Iis an autobiographical account of her family's experiences as Indian indentured labourers. It starts with her father setting sail for Malaya, sometime between 1912 and 1913.

World 09 Sep 2017 | 2:05 PM

Australia to allow more Pacific Islands workers, patrol fisheries

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will extend its Pacific Islands migrant labour programme and fly aerial surveillance missions to protect valuable Pacific fisheries, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said at the Pacific Island Leaders Forum.