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Putrajaya hiding truth about foreign worker recruitment, says MTUC

Posted by jaypee 98 days ago Malaysia
http://www.themalaysianinsider.com —

Putrajaya's recent statement that Malaysia would not take in all 1.5 million Bangladeshi workers proved it was not telling the whole truth on the issue, the Malaysian Trade Union Congress (MTUC) said today.

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MEF expresses concerns over foreign worker hiring freeze

Posted by jaypee 98 days ago Malaysia
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) hopes the Government’s decision to suspend the recruitment of foreign workers will not involve or burden local employers who had already received approval to do so.

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PKR slams gov't 'flip-flop' on foreign workers policy

Posted by jaypee 99 days ago Malaysia
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The federal government’s alleged "flip-flop" on its foreign workers recruitment policy is nothing new and a sign of a weak leadership, PKR deputy president Azmin Ali claimed today.

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971 foreign workers nabbed in M'sia raids

Posted by jaypee 99 days ago Malaysia
http://www.nationmultimedia.com — CYBERJAYA - The Immigration Department has launched a series of raids nationwide, leading to the arrest of 971 foreigners.

Its director-general Datuk Sakib Kusmi said the operations were conducted between 11pm on Friday and 10am on Saturday.

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Malaysia puts temporary ban on new migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 99 days ago Nepal
http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com —

Feb 21, 2016- Malaysia has decided to temporarily suspend the hiring of foreign workers in an effort to encourage its own people to take unskilled jobs.


Concerned stakeholders said the move could have adverse effect in the long run as Malaysia is home to around 700,000 Nepali workers. They, however, said that the decision is unlikely to m Read More

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Deportees from Thailand Expected to Rise: NGO

Posted by jaypee 99 days ago Cambodia
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As many as 60,000 Cambodian deportees from Thailand are expected to cross back into Cambodia this year, according to Samaritan’s Purse, an international NGO that works with deportees and migrants along the border with Thailand.


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8,418 applications for illegal immigrants rehiring programme

Posted by jaypee 99 days ago Malaysia
http://www.theborneopost.com —

PUTRAJAYA: The Home Ministry has received 8,418 applications for the illegal immigrants Rehiring Programme for a period of four days from Febuary 15.


Its secretary-general Datuk Seri Alwi Ibrahim said these involved   8,100 applications for Indonesian nationals, Myanmar citizens (178) and other nationalities (140).

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The Kathmandu Post :: 971 illegal migrants including Nepali nabbed in Malaysia

Posted by jaypee 99 days ago Malaysia
http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com —

Feb 21, 2016- Malaysian authorities have nabbed 971 foreigners in a nationwide crackdown that began on Friday midnight.


According to a government-run news agency Bernama report, 161 Nepalis have been arrested in a crackdown launched at Malacca. However, the exact number of arrested Nepalis has not been independently verified.


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