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Thousands of jobless Filipinos stranded in Saudi

riyadh, kingdom of saudi arabia
OUT OF JOBS. A worker walks past a giant poster on May 4, 2016 at a construction site of a section of the Saudi capital Riyadh’s $22.5 billion metro system. File photo by Fayez Nureldine/AFP

Filipinos, Indians, and Pakistanis are stranded and destitute in Saudi Arabia after a plunge in oil prices sparks construction layoffs

MANILA, Philippines (Aug. 2, 2016) — Thousands of jobless Filipinos, Indians, and Pakistanis are stranded and destitute in Saudi Arabia after a plunge in oil prices sparked construction layoffs, activists and officials said on Tuesday, August 2.  Continue reading Thousands of jobless Filipinos stranded in Saudi