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Migrant worker's arm severed by winch on fishing boat

Bangkok Post, Thailand, 23 June 2019 - A migrant worker was rushed to hospital in Hua Sai district of this southern province after his left arm was severed by a winch on a fishing boat on Sunday.

Posted by Ying Yang at Jun 24, 2019 09:44 AM |
Three Myanmar workers die in Malaysia

Myanmar Times, Malaysia, 20 May 2019 - Three suspected illegal migrant workers died and seven others were injured in a road accident in Malaysia on Sunday, according to a Myanmar charity group in Kuala Lumpur.

Posted by Ying Yang at May 21, 2019 11:55 PM |
Qatar World Cup stadium migrant workers being paid as little as 82p-AN-HOUR

Mirror, Qatar, 20 May 2019 - An eye-watering £5 BILLION is being spent on seven new stadia and infrastructure including transport and roads, built by an army of 28,000 workers.

Posted by Ying Yang at May 21, 2019 11:52 PM |
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Pathways for empowering employment: Diversity and challenges for women migrant workers of Bangladesh

The study focuses on short term overseas employment of semi-skilled and low-skilled workers because most Bangladeshi female workers fall under this category. It covers only regular migration because there is insufficient data available on irregular, undocumented migration.

Posted by Ying Yang at May 07, 2019 12:00 AM |
Needs and Gaps assessment of Labour Market Information System (LMIS) and Migrant Workers' Management Information Systems (MWIMS)

The data that are available, their strengths and limitations, as well as what data are regarded as important, but are not available. An analysis of the data gaps to gain a better understanding of the relevance and impact of any of the data gaps identified and to support discussions within and across agencies, organizations, and communities on how to bridge data gaps and sustain data assets.

Posted by Ying Yang at Apr 11, 2019 12:00 AM |
Compatibility of Data Integration of of Labour Market Information System (LMIS) and Migrant Workers' Management Information Systems (MWIMS)

Bangladesh against similar database systems in other countries, and also with other Bangladeshi database systems for other sectors, like the internal labour market. Based on the findings and analyses, the project will propose design recommendations for an integrated database information system on migrant workers’ information (MWMIS) and a labour market information system (LMIS), identifying sources of data and software requirements.

Posted by Ying Yang at Apr 11, 2019 12:00 AM |
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