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Malaysia deports 78 Indonesian workers - National - The Jakarta Post

Posted by jaypee 453 days ago Malaysia
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Malaysia deported 78 Indonesian workers via the Entikong border in Sanggau regency, West Kalimantan, on Saturday.


“The 78 migrant workers arrived in Entikong on Friday at around 4 p.m. from the Indonesian Consulate General in Kuching, Malaysia,” Entikong Police chief Adj. Comr. Kartyana said on Saturday as quoted by Antara news agency.


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'40% of foreign workers undocumented' | The Daily Star

Posted by jaypee 457 days ago Malaysia
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An estimated 40% of the foreign labour workforce in Malaysia is undocumented, hampering government efforts to reduce dependence on foreign workers by 2020.


Human Resources Minister Datuk Richard Riot Jaem said the government had targeted to cap the percentage of foreign labour in Malaysia at 15% of the total workforce when it became a developed nation.


“Although we do Read More

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MCA to highlight farms' dire need for foreign workers to PM

Posted by jaypee 463 days ago Malaysia
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PETALING JAYA: MCA will highlight the plight of farmers, whose businesses are suffering due to a shortage of foreign workers, to the Prime Minister, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong (pic).


 


The MCA deputy president said he and party president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai would bring the matter to the attention of Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak at the Cabinet meeting Read More

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Rising number of foreign workers in Malaysia - a worrying statistic:

Posted by jaypee 464 days ago Malaysia
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The Star/Asia News Network - We have a love-hate relationship with foreign workers. Malaysians complain endlessly about the increasing presence of foreigners and by that, we mean unskilled foreign workers. But we are also the first to raise the white flag shortly after a freeze is imposed on these workers.


Following loud protests from employers recently, the Cabinet gave in a Read More

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Mah promises to iron out foreign workers, water supply issues with Home Ministry, relevant state govts

Posted by jaypee 465 days ago Malaysia
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SHAH ALAM: Plantation Industries and Commodities Ministry is set to coordinate with Home Ministry and state governments of Selangor and Negri Sembilan to solve problems related to foreign workers and water supply. "My ministry will work closer with the relevant authorities to smooth out the hiring of foreign workers. We will also look into water disruption and shortage faced by glove man

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Dilemma of a bloated foreign workforce

Posted by jaypee 484 days ago Malaysia
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NO ONE can tell for sure how many migrant workers there are in this country. Even the authorities and individual officials offer their own numbers, not so much because they have something to hide from the public but simply because no one knows exactly how many.


 


According to the Human Resour­ces Ministry, there are some 2.1 million registered migrant workers &ndas Read More

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Malaysia gov’t should ease foreign workers’ recruitment: Minister

Posted by jaypee 490 days ago Malaysia
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The Malaysian government should ensure easy access for its business operators to hire foreign workers before they are punished for hiring illegals, said a minister today.


Dr Wee Ka Siong, who is a minister in the Prime Minister’s department made the comment following the Malaysian Immigration Department’s announcement last Tuesday that it would freeze assets and bank ac Read More

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Firms hiring illegals will have assets, bank accounts frozen beginning Oct

Posted by jaypee 492 days ago Malaysia
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SEPANG: Companies in industrial sectors found to be employing and protecting illegal foreign workers could have their assets frozen beginning October. Immigration director-general Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali said the department viewed the practice as a serious offence, as the number of illegal workers in the country has been a growing concern. He said there were current laws under the depart

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