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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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Almost half of foreign workers infected with TB, say doctors

Posted by jaypee 20 days ago Malaysia
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PETALING JAYA: With almost half of foreign workers failing their medical tests found to be infected with the highly contagious tuberculosis (TB), doctors are raising the alarm over the presence of some three million to six million illegals here.

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UN Special Rapporteur: Malaysia's migrant workers often exploited, trafficked, prostituted

Posted by jaypee 22 days ago Malaysia
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PETALING JAYA: It is estimated that there are two million documented migrant workers, and another two million or more undocumented migrant workers in Malaysia, according to United Nations Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons Maria Grazia Giammarinaro (pic).

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No proper regulations to protect domestic workers, says MTUC

Posted by jaypee 26 days ago Malaysia
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The Malaysian government needs to come up with laws and regulations to protect the basic rights of domestic workers, says Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC).




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UN rights expert urges Malaysia to improve efforts against human trafficking

Posted by jaypee 29 days ago Malaysia
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UN human rights expert Maria Grazia Giammarinaro on Monday urged the Malaysian government [press release] to make improvements to its efforts to combat human trafficking. At the conclusion of her first visit to Malaysia, Giammarinaro said [statement] that there are currently several million undocumented migrant workers in Malaysia. Although the legal framework to prevent and combat traffic

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Company reps can renew foreign worker permits: Dept

Posted by jaypee 34 days ago Malaysia
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Kota Kinabalu: The Sabah Immigration Department allows representatives of companies as well as recruitment agencies to apply for and renew foreign workers' permits, apart from employers and company owners.

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Foreign worker permits still available over-the-counter after Feb 28

Posted by jaypee 35 days ago Malaysia
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KLUANG: The Cabinet has decided that Immigration Department counters dealing with foreign worker permits can remain open beyond Feb 28.

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Managers can renew worker permits - Nation

Posted by jaypee 36 days ago Malaysia
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PETALING JAYA: The Immigration Department has relaxed its procedures for the over-the-counter renewal of foreign worker permits with human resource managers now allowed to handle it.

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