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35 foreign women rescued from massage parlours

Posted by jacobo few seconds ago Malaysia
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KUALA LUMPUR: Thirty-five women of various nationalities, believed to be victims of human trafficking, were rescued by the police during raids conducted at three massage centres at Platinum Walk, Setapak here last Thursday.

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Malaysia and Indonesia to review mechanism for hiring of foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 12 days ago Malaysia
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia and Indonesia have agreed to review the mechanism for hiring and managing Indonesian foreign workers in Malaysia.

‚ÄčThis was agreed upon at a bilateral meeting between the two countries over the hiring of foreign workers and maids from Indonesia, at the sidelines of the 10th Asean Ministerial Meeting on Transnational Crime (AMMTC) here Thursday.

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Employers group wants cost of hiring foreign workers checked

Posted by jaypee 13 days ago Malaysia
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The government needs to address the rising cost of foreign worker recruitment in the 2016 Budget 2016, the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) said.

The MEF, in a statement, claimed that foreign worker recruitment costs had increased due to outsourcing of services by the government, imposition of levy, expiration of Fomema's 15-year concession, and high medical inspection cost. Read More


Experts: Screen foreign workers regularly

Posted by jaypee 21 days ago Malaysia
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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.

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Zahid: New system to register foreign workers next month

Posted by jaypee 23 days ago Malaysia
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The single window system to register foreign workers online next month will be able to tackle the issue of human trafficking and victimisation of foreign workers.

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Again, 329 Indonesian Illegal Workers Deported from Malaysia

Posted by jaypee 24 days ago Malaysia
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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


Construction firm supervisor fined RM20,000 for hiring illegal workers

Posted by jaypee 28 days ago Malaysia
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KOTA KINABALU: The supervisor of a construction company was yesterday fined a total of RM20,000, in default, 12 months’ jail for employing two foreigners who do not have a valid pass.

Sessions Court judge Marlina Ibrahim meted out a fine of RM10,000, in default, six months’ jail for each employee on Chang Siew Fui, 51, when his case came up for sentencing yesterday. Read More


Immigration project value based on number of illegal workers registered,says MyEG

Posted by jaypee 35 days ago Malaysia
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E-government service provider MyEG Services Bhd (MyEG) said the project awarded by the Immigration Department to register illegal foreign workers does not have a fixed value as it depends on the number of illegal workers successfully registered.

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