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The agony of migrant workers

  • Riwanto Tirtosudarmo

Jakarta | Mon, November 26 2012 | 08:18 am

PREMIUM The agonies of Indonesian migrant workers will likely continue as the government has repeatedly failed to manage its overseas labor policy.

In Indonesia, international labor migration has been perceived as a meager issue by the government both before and after independence. At the beginning of the 20th century ( 1905 ) the Dutch introduced internal migration policy (emigratie) to resettle ...