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MTUC: Putrajaya must have clear policy on foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 51 days ago Malaysia
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com —

KUALA LUMPUR: The absence of a clear policy on foreign workers is not good for Malaysia’s image and reputation both in the domestic and international arena, MTUC Secretary-General N Gopal Kishnam has cautioned in a statement. “The government must have a clear policy to avoid confusion among all parties involved.”

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Not true foreign workers given priority

Posted by jaypee 51 days ago Malaysia
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KOTA KINABALU: Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman would like to see more Sabahan youths applying for the training programs provided by Petronas so that they can fill in the vacancies in the state’s oil and gas sector.


Musa said Petronas is committed to providing training and employing Sabahans in its SAMUR and SOGIP projects in the state.


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BI to deport Vietnamese illegal workers

Posted by jaypee 51 days ago Philippines
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THE Bureau of Immigration (BI) has ordered a tighter screening process of Vietnamese entering the country to ensure that they were not recruited to illegally work here by a human trafficking syndicate. Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morante issued the order on Tuesday after the surrender of 78 overstaying Vietnamese who admitted working in the country for the past two to three years witho

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Government Repatriates 11 Migrant Workers From China, Malaysia

Posted by jaypee 52 days ago Cambodia
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The Foreign Affairs Ministry has repatriated 11 Cambodian migrant workers from Malaysia and China over the past few days, including a woman who said she bore two children for a man she was forced to marry by the couple she worked for.


According to a series of statements issued by the ministry on Monday, the 11 were brought back to Cambodia between Friday and Sunday, nine of them f Read More

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Saudi King orders resolution of foreign workers’ issues - The Hindu

Posted by jaypee 52 days ago Saudi Arabia
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Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has ordered authorities to address “once and for all” the grievances of distressed foreign workers, especially Indians and the Filipinos, stranded in the Kingdom after not being paid for months.


The King, in a series of directives on Sunday, ordered the Minister of Labour and Social Development to take nece Read More

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Number of foreign workers in Jordan stands at 800,000, minister

Posted by jaypee 52 days ago Jordan
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Mafraq, Aug. 8 (Petra)--Agriculture Minister Rida Khawaldeh said that the number of foreign workers in the Kingdom stands at 800,000, and highlighted the need to rectify their status to develop the Kingdom's agriculture sector.

During a tour of t

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Foreign workers still coming in despite hiring freeze

Posted by jaypee 52 days ago Malaysia
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PETALING JAYA: Companies are still bringing in foreign workers despite the freeze on the hiring of foreign manpower in February this year.


The confusion on the matter is due to unclear and conflicting statements from the authorities concerned, The Star reported

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Security deposit rates for foreign workers lowered

Posted by jaypee 53 days ago Brunei Darussalam
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THE government has reduced security deposit rates for bringing in foreign workers to Brunei.


The move aims to lessen the financial burden of employers as well as to support the government’s mission to create a pro-business environment and bolster the Labour Department’s efforts in improving the ease of doing business in the country.


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