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Kuwait urged to reform workers' rights to end Philippines crisis

Kuwait urged to reform workers' rights to end Philippines crisis

He said that due to the kafala system, employers control virtually everything that foreign workers do, such as his or her passports and even when he or she can go out of the house. Philippine officials are under increasing pressure to do more to monitor the safety of the country's worldwide diaspora of mostly maids, construction workers and labourers.


Uber won't stop pumping money into 'healthy market' India: Khosrowshahi

Uber won't stop pumping money into 'healthy market' India: Khosrowshahi

Even as analysts try to gauge the implications of Uber and Ola sharing a common investor in Softbank , Khosrowshahi said backing both companies was a great proposition for the Masayoshi Son-led firm. "We consider that Indian market is part of our core". "It's not about auto sharing, and I think the next step for us to get our business to where we want it to be in India, is to move regulations forward so that we go from taxi hailing to true vehicle sharing".


Canada play for gold

Canada play for gold

It was just as tight in the shootout up until sudden-death when US coach Robb Stauber tapped Lamoureux-Davidson to take the next USA shot. It turns out the twins have been practicing the maneuver for four years with skills coach Peter Elander.



Net Migration To UK From EU Falls As Fewer Job Seekers Arrive

The European Scrutiny Committee said prolonging the "status quo" transition beyond the EU's preferred end date of December 31 2020 could make the United Kingdom liable for extra contributions to the Brussels budget. The government is under pressure to give United Kingdom businesses as much time as possible to prepare for Brexit. The paper demands a right during the transition period for the United Kingdom to rewrite the fishing quotas that apply to its fleet under the common fisheries policy, ...


Our 'western and northern' neighbours pushing illegal Bangladeshis into India: Army Chief

Our 'western and northern' neighbours pushing illegal Bangladeshis into India: Army Chief

Referring to these comments, the source said that General Rawat had meant that "these people will be with us so let's amalgamate the people along with development". "However frequent instance of transgression by the PLA (Peoples Liberation Army) across the LAC and the recent standoff at Doklam are indication of increasing assertiveness of China, as it makes rapid progress both economically and militarily".