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Number of foreigners in Sabah a ticking time bomb, warns minister

Rural Development Minister Ewon Benedick says one in every four Sabahans is a foreigner.

RM700 too high to encourage workers to take up latest amnesty...

Building and Wood Workers' International says many illegal workers are victims of unscrupulous employers and agents.

Sabah Umno Youth slams non-Malaysians on Khazanah’s board

Its chief, Abdul Aziz Julkarnain, asks how non-Malaysians can understand the aspirations of Bumiputeras, whom Khazanah was set up to help.

130 foreign nationals held in 4-hour operation

Joint team from Immigration and National Registration Departments and Civil Defence Force raid 53 condo units in Kajang and residential area in Puchong.

Curb crime involving foreigners before situation explodes, warns Jeffrey

Jeffrey Kitingan claims Sabahans don’t feel safe any more with the rise in crimes involving foreigners.

Ex-KLIA immigration chief suggests ways to stop rogue tourists at airports

Enforcement authorities can find out a foreigner's real intention in coming to Malaysia using the 'psychometric' system.

Johor to form committee to study influx of foreigners

Aminolhuda Hassan says many foreigners seek to enter the state in search of better job opportunities than they would have in their home countries.

Sri Lanka expels 200 Islamic clerics after Easter attacks

Amid fears over Easter Sunday's suicide attacks by a jihadi group, Sri Lanka sends home 600 foreigners for overstaying their visas.

Passport stamping no longer required for foreigners departing Singapore

This is part of ongoing efforts to streamline procedures at the checkpoints.

Legitimise only illegal foreign workers, not immigrants, says Kitingan

STAR warns that illegal foreign immigrants may cash in on Immigration Department exercise.

149 nabbed while trying to flee immigration raid at their hostel

Many jumped out of their windows while some hid in dumpsters.

Govt mulls stopping foreigners from skilled jobs below RM10,000 pay grade

Move aimed to ensure more employment for local workers, says minister.

How MM2H applicants affect Malaysia’s property market

If those under the Malaysia My Second Home programme buy property here then later sell to Malaysians at a higher price, it will drive property prices up.

Iraq sentenced 616 foreigners for IS links in 2018

Judicial spokesman Abdel Sattar Bayraqdar says they were sentenced under Iraq's anti-terrorism law.

63,000 foreigners barred from entering Malaysia, says Immigration DG

They were found to have committed offences under the Immigration Act.

Putrajaya can’t stop foreigners from buying Forest City units, says deputy...

The Forest City project comes under the Johor government and is located in an international zone, says Raja Kamarul Bahrin Shah Raja Ahmad.

Provide legal aid to all foreigners, Bar urges Putrajaya

Malaysia should emulate Thailand for the country to be held in high esteem by international community, says its president George Varughese.

Malaysia Hall’s canteen closed to foreigners due to thefts

Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah says foreign guests will be allowed in at the discretion of the personnel on duty.

‘Small changes’ coming to Forest City project, says Johor MB

Osman Sapian says the housing and local government minister will be submitting papers on the proposed changes to the Cabinet.

Everyone’s fleeing China stocks as foreigners dump US$1.4 billion

Supportive measures from the People’s Bank of China failed to blunt the pain, following a barrage of negative news, including weak manufacturing data and accusations of election meddling.

German police arrest six over Chemnitz xenophobic violence

German authorities did not say if the suspects were involved in the wave of xenophobic marches that swept Chemnitz at the end of August following a fatal stabbing, allegedly by an asylum seeker.

338 foreigners nabbed in Cyberjaya raid

Most of them have been found to be working using temporary work permits belonging to different companies.

Cops reclassify alcohol poisoning case as homicide, nab 7

Selangor police chief says police seized over 2,000 whiskey bottles and beer cans in 13 raids in Selangor following the deaths of 17 people.

International prostitution ring crippled after PJ, Subang raids

Immigration Dept says the syndicate was offering sex services from foreign prostitutes using the WeChat app.

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