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Nepal failing to prevent exploitation of migrant workers: Amnesty

Nepal failing to prevent exploitation of migrant workers: Amnesty

Nepal's government has failed to prevent widespread exploitation of migrant workers, despite pledges to protect them from falling prey to unscrupulous recruitment agents, Amnesty International said on Tuesday.

Millions travel for China's Lunar New Year festival

Millions travel for China's Lunar New Year festival

Thousands of people wearing thick coats and clutching suitcases line up in freezing conditions at Beijing Railway Station in the hope of snagging a ticket home for China's Lunar New Year.

Kuwait sets minimum wage for maids in first for Gulf

Kuwait sets minimum wage for maids in first for Gulf

Kuwait has set a minimum wage for its hundreds of thousands of mostly Asian domestic staff, the first country in the Gulf to do so, local media reported on Thursday.