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Filipino congregations and migrant ministry in South Korea

Organizing Filipinos abroad in each countries has been the goal of the MEA Migrant Ministries as headed by Rev. Arestedes Balatan providing Filipinos community of fellowship and venues for spiritual formation in the country they were residing and working. 337 more words

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The Darkness That Consumes Them: A Story of the Migrant Workers Building the Qatar World Cup

There is an overpowering smell of human waste emanating from this place. Semi-clean towels and t-shirts hang haphazardly from clothing lines and railings on the second floor as women strain their eyes attempting to do laundry in the dark. 2,477 more words

China's Left-Behind Children are Lonely, Underperforming, and Sad - Businessweek

China has an estimated 61 million “left-behind children”—youths in the countryside who grow up separated from migrant worker parents. A survey has just detailed the problems facing an alienated generation whose members are usually raised by relatives, educated in… 274 more words

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“Two years and three employers”

“I came here in August 2011; two years and three employers. I’ve been unlucky. I was with my last employer only for three months. They hit me, threw things at me. 1,173 more words

Emigration

China's Aging Migrant Workers - Businessweek

China’s migrant worker population is getting bigger and older and includes more families living together, a government report released today shows.

With 245 million migrant workers as of the end of 2013, China’s… 270 more words

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Roots

This scene is as much a part of who I am as my 4th grade school picture.  It’s a history I’m proud of.

-Estela Caballero

Mexican

Chinese Workers Get Nice Raises but Japanese Get Stiffed - Businessweek

American workers aren’t the only ones wondering when they’ll finally be getting a raise. In Japan, companies benefiting from the weak yen are enjoying record profits, but they’re still reluctant to agree to significant wage increases for their workers. 208 more words

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