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Rescued migrants on the deck of an Armed Forces of Malta patrol boat

Rescued migrants on the deck of an Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) patrol boat reach out for bottles of water being distributed by a soldier in a biohazard suit after arriving at the AFM’s Maritime Squadron base at Haywharf in Valletta’s Marsamxett Harbour. 22 more words

World

Introduction to the end of the Kafala System: a 500 word Snapshot

4,000.

That’s the number of migrant worker lives the International Trade Union Confederation claims will be lost, before the first ball is kicked, in renovations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.  679 more words

Gulf States

Survival Guide for Working in SG: Eating Here

When dining in closed-space food courts or even in hawkers, learn to eat silently on your own, preferably in a quiet, well-ventilated corner to avoid getting nasty food smell sticking on your work clothes. 172 more words

Travels

Looking Back At 2014 : My Best Discovery in Singapore

So another year has flown past. It’s that time of the year when you look back at what you have done. And what you plan to do in the new year, which usually takes the shape of the much-abused “New Year resolutions”. 829 more words

A Nepalese World Cup Worker Dies Every Other Day in Qatar

The Guardian reports that Nepalese migrants building the infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar died at a rate of one in every two days during 2014. 142 more words

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

OFW

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