Migrant worker policy to resume: Indonesian official

The China Post
Date: March 31, 2015
By: Yuan-Ming Chiao

Indonesia will continue to send migrant workers to man Taiwanese fishing vessels, according to statements made by an Indonesian official responsible for migrant affairs; the Ministry of Labor offered confirmation in a press release yesterday.

Local media had reported yesterday that Indonesia ceased the sending of migrant fishermen and crewmen after March 16.

Agency for the Placement and Protection of Indonesian Migrant Workers (APPIMW) Deputy Director Agusdin Subiantoro said that Indonesia would resume the sending of migrants to Taiwan. Subiantoro added that only placement agencies that have provided documents certified by Taiwan’s Ministry of Transportation and Communications before June would be used.     [FULL  STORY]

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