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8 Nov 2022

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South China Morning Post

Saudi Arabia: Sending Filipino workers to Kingdom resumes after being halted for a year due to abuse incl. non-payment of wages

"Philippines lifts ban on sending workers to Saudi Arabia after abuse protection promise", 7 Nov 2022

The Philippines lifted a ban on the deployment of workers, including domestic helpers and construction employees, to Saudi Arabia on Monday after steps were taken to reduce frequent abuses, officials said.

Labour officials stopped sending workers to the oil-rich kingdom a year ago due to the abuses, including the non-payment of wages to thousands of Filipino construction workers, and the coronavirus threat...