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Change attitudes about migrant workers

Posted by jacobo 179 days ago Malaysia
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com —

PETALING JAYA: There are over 3 million migrant workers in Malaysia who play a vital role in the local economy.

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Malaysia offers illegal Indonesians safe passage home

Posted by jacobo 186 days ago Malaysia
http://www.worldbulletin.net —

After four boats carrying illegal Indonesian immigrants capsized within the last two months, Malaysian authorities have decided to offer such workers a safe return home without prosecution.

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Umno cronies ripping off foreign workers

Posted by jacobo 190 days ago Malaysia

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s policy on foreign workers is fraught with Umno crony recruitment agencies ripping off millions of ringgit from foreign workers, Johor DAP deputy chairman S Ramakrishnan said today.

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Malaysia imposes curfew in Sabah waters

Posted by jacobo 190 days ago Malaysia
http://www.gmanetwork.com —

Following incidents of kidnapping, Malaysia has imposed a 14-day curfew in the waters off Sabah as part of its efforts to strengthen security measures in the area.

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Illegal workers lost in Malaysia sinking

Posted by jacobo 198 days ago Malaysia
http://www.thestandard.com.hk —

At least two people died and 18 were missing after an overloaded fishing boat carrying about 80 illegal workers from Indonesia capsized off peninsular Malaysia's Johor state.

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Doubts over human trafficking claims

Posted by jacobo 210 days ago Malaysia
http://www.thestar.com.my —

KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign prostitutes and migrant workers who claimed to be victims of human trafficking are just trying to avoid prosecution and get a free pass home, said MCA Public Service and Complaints Department chief Datuk Seri Michael Chong.

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Boat sinks off western Malaysia, 61 feared drowned

Posted by jacobo 224 days ago Malaysia
http://www.nation.com.pk —

KUALA LUMPUR - A boat carrying 97 people from Indonesia sank off the western coast of Malaysia and 61 of the passengers are still missing, the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency said on Wednesday.

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Search resumes for 26 Indonesian migrants in Malaysia boat accident

Posted by jacobo 225 days ago Malaysia
http://www.thehindubusinessline.com — Kuala Lumpur, June 19: Search and rescue operations resumed on Thursday for an estimated 26 Indonesian migrants who were still missing after a boat sank off the Malaysian coast, a maritime official said. Read More