KUALA LUMPUR: Medical experts are calling for the regular screening of foreign workers to combat the rise in leprosy cases. National Leprosy Control Centre (NLCC) deputy director Dr Sa’iah Abdullah said some migrants would have contracted leprosy, but the symptoms might not be detected during medical screening because the disease had an incubation period of up to five years.Read More
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A major factor holding up an agreement to send Cambodian workers to Qatar is the Cambodian government’s refusal to send domestic workers to the country amid a “high risk” of sexual abuse, a Labour Ministry official said yesterday.
Cambodia and Qatar signed a memorandum of understanding in 2011 to allow Cambodians to work in the Middle Eastern state, where thousand Read More
TEMPO.CO, Johor Baru - Indonesian General Consulate in Johor Baru, Malaysia reported that it had has deported hundreds of illegal Indonesian migrant workers who were arrested by the Malaysian government in the past few months.
"On Thursday (17/9), we deported 329 Indo Read More
Thai police recently announced that a key suspect in the deadly Bangkok blast paid a US$600 bribe to illegally enter Thailand. Read More