Foreigners told to renew work permits
Foreigners told to renew work permits Hefty fines for those who fail to complyThe Labour Ministry is warning Lao, Myanmar and Cambodian migrant workers to have their work permits renewed before the Oct 31 deadline passes, or else they may face stiff punishment and be immediately deported back to their countries.These migrant workers are required to submit their work permit renewal applications before the end of this month and there will still be a number of more processes to get done before their work permit renewals are actually approved, said Labour Minister Suchart Chomklin on Thursday.Due ...
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Kuwait: Work permits of 68,000 expats will not be extended
Cairo: Kuwait will not extend work permits for over 68,000 foreign employees aged 60 and over as the country is seeking to redress its demographic imbalance, a Kuwaiti newspaper said Wednesday.The Kuwaiti Public Authority of Manpower has embarked on compiling a data base on all migrant workers who are 60 or older and hold high school degrees or equivalent educational certificates in line with a law banning renewal of their work permits as of next year, Al Rai newspaper added, citing sources at the state agency.The number of those expatriates is estimated at 68,318, an official source at the Pu...
US slams Russia over work permits for North Korean laborers
United Nations (United States) (AFP) - US Ambassador Nikki Haley on Friday said reports that Russia had violated UN sanctions resolutions by issuing new work permits to thousands of North Korean laborers were "credible" and "deeply troubling.""Talk is cheap - Russia cannot support sanctions with their words in the Security Council only to violate them with their actions," Haley said in a statement.The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that Russia was letting thousands of North Korea laborers enter the country to earn wages that are a source of hard currency revenue for Pyongyang.The UN Sec...