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.”Read More
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.
“But I am disappointed Read More
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 withoRead More
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
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
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
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 reportedRead More
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.
The new security deposit rates Read More