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Over 180,000 job seekers get placements last year: Riot

Posted by jaypee 9 days ago Malaysia
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PUTRAJAYA: A total of 183,433 job seekers managed to get job placement in various economic sectors last year, said Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri Richard Riot.


Out of the total, he said 57,320 or 31% of the job seekers were graduates and 126,113 or 69% comprised of non graduates.


He said 57,366 job seekers were matched with jobs that were offered by emp Read More

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Malaysia Needs Foreign Workers To Meet Shortage Of Manpower

Posted by jaypee 9 days ago Malaysia
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SERIAN: Malaysia still needs to outsource workers from other countries to meet the shortage of manpower in the construction and plantation sectors.


Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri Richard Riot Jaem said checks showed about 80 per cent of the workforce in “giant” development and infrastructure projects in Read More

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(Update) 36 employers to get foreign maids this week, 6 days after online application

Posted by jaypee 9 days ago Malaysia
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PUTRAJAYA: Thirty-six employers will receive their foreign maids by this week through the newly-introduced Maid Online System (SMO).


Immigration Department director-general Datuk Mustafar Ali said this first batch was able to apply and receive their maids in just six days.


"Initially, we promised that it would take about eight days, but this first batch was successful in g Read More

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MyEG gets six-month extension from Home Ministry for illegal foreign worker repatriation programme

Posted by jaypee 13 days ago Malaysia
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PETALING JAYA: MyEG Services Bhd has been granted a six-month extension by the Home Ministry for the voluntary repatriation of illegal foreign workers programme.


The group said that it had received a letter dated December 20, 2017 from the Home Ministry in relation to the extension of the programme, which was initially scheduled to expire on December 31.


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Cost to rise with foreign worker levy

Posted by jaypee 27 days ago Malaysia
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Manufacturers have warned that “someone” will have to pick up the tap for the additional cost after the authority mandated that employers pay for their foreign workers levy.


Malaysia employs about 1.75 million legal foreign workers.


Besides domestic helpers, the majority of these workers is employed in the plantation, manufacturing and construction sectors.


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Malaysia next in bid to legalise migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 133 days ago Malaysia
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A campaign to legalise Cambodian migrant workers in Thailand could be repeated in Malaysia if it proves successful, the Labour Minister has said.


Ith Samheng announced on Tuesday that the government will send 360 officials to Thailand to implement a 100-day campaign to give illegal migrant workers proper documents.


The campaign will r Read More

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Navy apprehends 29 illegal migrant workers returning from Malaysia

Posted by jaypee 143 days ago Malaysia
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Personnel of the Western Fleet Quick Response (WFQR) team from the Tanjung Pinang Naval Base arrested 29 undocumented migrant workers who had illegally traveled from Malaysia to Tanjung Pinang, Riau Islands, on a small speed boat.


Fourth Tanjung Pinang Naval Main Base (Lantamal) commander Commodore Ribut Eko Suyatno said the Navy made the arrest after receiving a tip claiming the Read More

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Target illegal foreign workers, not documented ones, to check spread of disease, says MEF

Posted by jaypee 153 days ago Malaysia
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KUALA LUMPUR: The rising spread of infectious diseases in Malaysia should be blamed on illegal foreign workers instead of those who are documented, and the authorities need to step up enforcement to address the issue.


Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan said today the government had to “go big” on catching and deporting illeg Read More