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Association: Justice achieved but more needs to be done

Posted by jacobo 207 days ago Malaysia
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PETALING JAYA: The death sentence meted out on a couple who starved their maid to death should serve as a warning to other employers, says the Malaysian Maid Employers Association (Mama).

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Rescued persons of human trafficking to be issued special monthly passes

Posted by jacobo 208 days ago Malaysia
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PUTRAJAYA: Under a new policy effective this month, rescued victims of human trafficking who are no longer in the care and protection of the authorities will be allowed to work in the country.

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Trafficking abuse of Myanmar Rohingya spreads to Malaysia

Posted by jacobo 208 days ago Malaysia
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Human traffickers have kept hundreds of Rohingya Muslims captive in houses in northern Malaysia, beating them, depriving them of food, and demanding a ransom from their families, according to detailed accounts made by the victims.

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11 foreign workers escape from burning building

Posted by jaypee 209 days ago Malaysia
http://www.nst.com.my — KLANG: Eleven people believed to be foreign workers escaped from a burning four-storey building next to the Mydin Hypermarket just after midnight.


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Penang Immigration Department nabs 61 illegal immigrants

Posted by jacobo 212 days ago Malaysia
http://www.thestar.com.my —

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Immigration Department detained 61 illegal immigrants during an operation at two construction sites in Bukit Gedung, here on Monday.

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Bangladeshis among illegal employers, workers held in KL

Posted by jaypee 212 days ago Malaysia
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Malaysian immigration police yesterday detained 69 employers and 195 more foreign workers of different nationalities in an ongoing crackdown against illegal expatriates.

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Higher levies for foreign workers

Posted by jacobo 221 days ago Malaysia
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The government will again raise levies on foreign construction workers with only basic skills from S$600 (RM1,562) per worker to S$700 (RM1,822) in July 2016, said Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam as he delivered the Budget statement in Parliament.

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502 illegal Pinoy migrants deported from Malaysia since crackdown started January

Posted by jaypee 223 days ago Malaysia
http://www.gmanetwork.com —

At least 502 Filipinos were among those deported from Malaysia since authorities there cracked down on illegal immigrants, a Malaysian news site reported Wednesday.

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