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Putrajaya hiding truth about foreign worker recruitment, says MTUC

Posted by jaypee 156 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 157 days ago Malaysia
http://www.thestar.com.my —

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 157 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 157 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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8,418 applications for illegal immigrants rehiring programme

Posted by jaypee 158 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 158 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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Govt urges employers to participate in rehiring porgramme for illegal foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 158 days ago Malaysia
http://www.nst.com.my —

KUALA LUMPUR: The government urges employers to participate in the rehiring programme for illegal foreign workers which began on Feb 15 following the freezing of their recruitment which was announced yesterday. Home Ministry secretary-general Datuk Seri Alwi Ibrahim today said the suspension was enforced until the government is content with the findings on the industry’s needs and

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Foreign workers, illegals exceeds 15% of Malaysian workforce, says minister

Posted by jaypee 159 days ago Malaysia
http://www.themalaysianinsider.com —

The number of foreign workers in the country is possibly more than 15% if those who were illegal were also taken into account, Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri Richard Riot said.

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