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| November 13, 2017
DEWAN RAKYAT
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Shahidan Kassim says local authorities are continually monitoring the situation to ensure there are no elements of terrorism among... More ››

| November 6, 2017
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However, most of these workers are in effect sub-contract workers to agencies bringing them in and are not direct... More ››

| November 5, 2017
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Former treasury secretary-general says allowing foreign workers to join unions will lead to increase in wages and reduce the... More ››

| October 23, 2017
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It says manner in which work mishaps are handled shows an utter disregard for safety and sanctity of human... More ››

October 23, 2017
COMMENT
Foreign-workers

Group laments latest tragedy, says migrant workers are working under conditions that could be considered 'modern day slavery', without... More ››

| October 22, 2017
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Penang chief minister says something must have been wrong at the construction work site because there had been no... More ››

| October 21, 2017
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Authorities yet to ascertain identity of victim but confirm that previous three bodies recovered are that of Bangladeshi workers... More ››

| October 16, 2017
myeg

Company says value of contract will depend on number of workers repatriated. More ››

September 30, 2017
COMMENT
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Writer says Treasury sec-gen Irwan Serigar's understanding of the causes of poverty seem to be at a very elementary... More ››

| September 30, 2017
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MTUC chief says unfair of Treasury sec-gen Irwan Abdullah Serigar to imply that Malaysians who are poor are that... More ››

September 29, 2017
COMMENT
Cost-of-living

Voters who are workers deserve to know what the position of the main political parties will be when it... More ››

| September 20, 2017
Fateh-Iskandar-Mohamed-Mansor

It says a better foreign worker policy needs to be in place to prevent construction industry from being hit... More ››

| July 27, 2017
DEWAN RAKYAT
foreign-workers

Most of them are Indonesians, Nepalis and Bangladeshis. More ››

| July 27, 2017
Mustafar-Ali

Immigration director-general Mustafar Ali says employers can avoid prosecution by sending back migrant workers through the Voluntary Deportation Programme. More ››

| July 26, 2017
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Bangladesh newspaper chronicles the suffering of Bangladeshi illegal workers in Malaysia at the hands of their own nationals, who... More ››

| July 24, 2017
DEWAN RAKYAT
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Zahid Hamidi says this was the total number of Bangladeshis registered with their government to work overseas. More ››

| July 13, 2017
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Number of Nepali job seekers coming to Malaysia has more than doubled following the move to get rid of... More ››

| July 13, 2017
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Employers' federation says small businesses will not mind taking the risk and continuing to hire illegals. More ››

| July 12, 2017
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Immigration DG Mustafar Ali says more than 30,000 illegals deported since beginning of the year. More ››

| July 11, 2017
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Employers found to employ illegal immigrants face charges under the Immigration Act, the Anti-Trafficking In Persons and Anti-Smuggling of... More ››

| July 6, 2017
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Activists say most of the undocumented workers were victims of human trafficking and fraud, who have incurred massive debts... More ››

| July 1, 2017
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Deputy Prime Minister says that while government does not want to restrict foreigners from seeking an income, they should... More ››

| July 1, 2017
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Employers regret leaving application for the Enforcement Card to the last minute as affected workers may now be sent... More ››

| June 29, 2017
M-Ramachelvam-foreign-workers

M Ramachelvam says the present arrangement of bilateral labour agreements does not adequately protect migrant workers or workers' welfare,... More ››

| May 12, 2017
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Syed Saddiq says the coalition plans to cut the number of documented foreign workers from 3.3 million recorded last... More ››

| May 12, 2017
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Former senior civil servant Arshad Ayub says wages in the agriculture sector should be raised to entice young people... More ››

| May 2, 2017
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Instead of complaining that local workers cannot speak well, employers should provide training to improve English proficiency among their... More ››

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An economist blames the government's failure to control the entry of foreign workers. More ››

| April 15, 2017
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Bulk of amount owed by foreign workers reveals health ministry, justifying reason for demanding larger deposits before treatment in... More ››

| April 7, 2017
Zahid-Hamidi

Deputy prime minister says move by Immigration Department will address problem of agents overcharging employers or cheating foreign workers. More ››

| March 28, 2017
datuk-arrest

29-year-old man made 170 local and foreign women work 16 hours a day, seven days a week. More ››

| March 24, 2017
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Federal Territory Immigration Department director Mohd Nasri Ishak says action will be taken against employers for hiring illegal workers... More ››

| March 22, 2017
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A migrants group has started distributing cheap handphones to them and has appealed to the public to donate used... More ››

| March 22, 2017
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There are employers who abandon their foreign workers when the bill exceeds the insurance limit, says a government hospital... More ››

| March 18, 2017
Mustafar-Ali-register

Immigration director-general says this will prevent employers from getting cheated. More ››

| March 7, 2017
zahid-fmm-illegalworkers

Almost three-quarters of those polled say the policy will increase the cost of doing business and result in price... More ››

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'Many don't know where they are and are too afraid to leave because they have been threatened by the... More ››

| February 28, 2017
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Negri Sembilan man says his family left their hometown thinking their life would turn around but it only got... More ››

| February 28, 2017
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Local factories are turning to automation following increased government pressure to take better care of foreign workers, but some... More ››

| February 16, 2017
zahid

This new panel will iron out the issues brought up by the National Chamber of Commerce and Industry of... More ››

February 7, 2017
COMMENT
fomema

Since general practitioners are regulated by the Private Healthcare Facilities and Services Act 1998, Fomema should not have the... More ››

| January 31, 2017
j-solomon-1

Labour union leader appeals to employers to hire local workers instead of migrants, and keep factories running for the... More ››

| January 28, 2017
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Business groups start discussion after immigration director-general says employers to deal direct with department under programme to rehire illegal... More ››

| January 19, 2017
alwi

These are services, manufacturing, construction, plantation, agriculture, as well as mining and quarrying. More ››

| January 18, 2017
VIDEO INSIDE
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Malaysia's largest money services company is launching a new business-to-business portal for the SME market next month for money... More ››

| January 17, 2017
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Deputy Prime Minister Zahid Hamidi says the passes that can be renewed yearly, are limited to workers who already... More ››

| January 11, 2017
Liow-Tiong-Lai_pekerja

Prime Minister Najib Razak will coordinate with the home ministry and human resources ministry 'to take care of hiccups'... More ››

| January 7, 2017
penang-foreign

Its government firms up places to house them, despite objections from some residents. More ››

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