More than 1,000 Philippine and Indian workers were evacuated to Malta on Friday from Libya, whose parliament has sought United Nation help to protect civilians from fighting between armed factions.
Maltese harbour officials said D
Philippine President Benigno Aquino said local officials had overstated the death toll from Typhoon Haiyan, saying it was closer to 2,000 or 2,500 than the 10,000 previously estimated, comments that drew scepticism from some aid workers.
A policy mismatch between the regulatory systems of the UAE and Philippine governments, coupled with difficulties in enforcing regulations, has led to inadequate protections for migrant workers, a report said.
Further, it has led to a cont