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Philippines' Duterte ends overseas travel ban on healthcare workers, minister says

Philippines' Duterte ends overseas travel ban on healthcare workers, minister says

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has approved ending a ban on deploying the nation's healthcare workers, his labour minister said on Saturday, clearing the way for thousands of nurses to take up jobs overseas.

Ashghal organises workshop to discuss the challenges of contracting sector with workers

Ashghal organises workshop to discuss the challenges of contracting sector with workers

The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ represented by the Engineering Services Department, in cooperation with the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs MADLSA, organised a workshop at Ashghal’s headquarter under the banner ‘Discussing the challenges facing the contracting

Workers honoured by MME, beach cleaned up

Workers honoured by MME, beach cleaned up

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) on Thursday honoured cleaning workers and organised a beach cleanup drive as part of the observance of World Cleanup Day.

Nearly a quarter of Nepal's workers lose jobs due to coronavirus: cbank

Nearly a quarter of Nepal's workers lose jobs due to coronavirus: cbank

Nepali businesses have laid off 22.5% of their workers as measures to contain the novel coronavirus hit tourism and other activities, a senior central bank official said on Thursday ...

Second phase of workers’ housing inspection starts

Second phase of workers’ housing inspection starts

The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA) has launched the second phase of inspection of workers’ accommodations at residential neighbourhoods in the Al Rayyan area.

Workers demand Bajaj plant closure over Covid

Workers demand Bajaj plant closure over Covid

Workers at Bajaj Auto, India's biggest exporter of motorbikes, are demanding the temporary closure of one of its plants after 250 employees there tested positive for coronavirus ...

At least 126 killed as Myanmar jade mine collapse buries workers

At least 126 killed as Myanmar jade mine collapse buries workers

A landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar killed at least 126 people, with more feared dead, authorities said on Thursday, after a heap of mining waste collapsed into a lake and buried many workers under mud ...

Global icons join hands to applaud healthcare workers in Qatar

Global icons join hands to applaud healthcare workers in Qatar

Fauzia Adeel Butt, partner & CEO of FAB Entertainment in Qatar said in a statement: “As Covid-19 cases continue to rise in Qatar and globally, healthcare and essential workers ...

Mental health support is critical for frontline Covid-19 workers: QF webinar

Mental health support is critical for frontline Covid-19 workers: QF webinar

Mental health support for those in the frontline of treating Covid-19 patients will be “critical” both during and after the pandemic, according to a health expert who has seen first-hand the toll that disease ...

With fighter jets and army bands, India's military thank health workers

With fighter jets and army bands, India's military thank health workers

India's air force flew aircraft low over more than a dozen cities on Sunday, part of a nationwide campaign by the armed forces to thank healthcare workers and other essential services personnel fighting the coronavirus ...

India makes government tracing app mandatory for all workers

India makes government tracing app mandatory for all workers

India has mandated that all public and private sector employees use a government-backed Bluetooth tracing app and maintain social distancing in offices as New Delhi ...

Qatar has clear legislation on workers’ accommodation: ILO

Qatar has clear legislation on workers’ accommodation: ILO

Qatar has adopted a very clear legislation about migrant workers’ accommodation and other facilities, noted an official of International Labour Organisation (ILO) at a webinar on Wednesday.