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After MyEG, PKR reps raise concerns over online foreign workers’ system monopoly

Posted by jaypee 8 days ago Malaysia
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PUCHONG, Jan 17 ― Two PKR lawmakers expressed concern today over a centralised online foreign workers system operated by private IT firm Bestinet Sdn Bhd, questioning if it was another outsourced project awarded by Putrajaya.

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PKR demands probe on MyEG over ‘unfair’ foreign worker permit fees

Posted by jaypee 11 days ago Malaysia
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 ― PKR today urged the Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) to probe complaints against online services provider MyEG for charging “unfair” fees for the renewal of foreign worker permits (PLKS). -

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ACCCIM: Review online foreign worker permit renewal

Posted by jaypee 13 days ago Malaysia
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (ACCCIM) wants a revision of the mandatory imposition of online service of foreign worker temporary permit (PLKS).

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MyEG explains foreign worker permit renewals

Posted by jaypee 13 days ago Malaysia
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PETALING JAYA: The Immigration Department has expanded the scope of implementation of the online system for foreign workers PL(KS) permit renewal through MyEG Services Bhd starting Jan 5, 2015 to include verifying and analysing the database of foreign workers.

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NGO calls for Thai authorities to respect Myanmar migrant rights

Posted by jaypee 15 days ago Thailand
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A migrant rights NGO is calling on the authorities in southern Thai tourist resorts to respect minimum wage, work permit and social security regulations for Myanmar migrant workers who contribute to the region’s successful economy.

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Vietnamese worker registration starts in March

Posted by jaypee 15 days ago Thailand
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BANGKOK, Jan 9 --  As the deadline for migrant workers to undertake nationality verification identification draws near, Labour Minister Gen Surasak Karnjanarat said employers are expected to register Vietnamese employees in March.

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Arakan children face critical trafficking danger in Thailand

Posted by jaypee 15 days ago Thailand
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As weather conditions improve, increased numbers of Arakan (Rohingya), a Muslim minority that is effectively denied citizenship in Burma, have been crossing to Thailand in often-rickety boats. This has included numerous children, many of whom are unaccompanied by parents.

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Vietnam to repatriate 136 women rescued from Kuala Lumpur nightclub | Society | Thanh Nien Daily

Posted by jaypee 16 days ago Vietnam
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The Vietnamese embassy in Malaysia is working with Malaysian authorities for the shelter and repatriation of 136 Vietnamese women rescued from a nightclub in Kuala Lumpur early this week, according to the foreign ministry.

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