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.Read More
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia and Indonesia have agreed to review the mechanism for hiring and managing Indonesian foreign workers in Malaysia.
This 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.Read More
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
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
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
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
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.Read More