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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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TPPA labour chapter favours foreigners too much, say employer groups

Posted by jaypee 12 days ago Malaysia
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The agreement among 12 countries contains a chapter on labour aimed at Malaysia’s track record with human trafficking, which at one point nearly jeopardised its joining the trade pact until an upgrade in 2014.

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Malaysia border authorities on alert for illegal Rohingya crossings

Posted by jaypee 20 days ago Malaysia
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ALOR SETAR: Border authorities in the nor­thern states are on the alert for any illegal crossings by Rohingya fleeing Myanmar in the wake of that country's general election.

Thousands of Rohingya, a Muslim minority, have already fled because they are not recognised as citizens and are being persecuted in the majority Buddhist country.

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Stop relying on foreign maids

Posted by jaypee 21 days ago Malaysia
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PETALING JAYA - With the rising cost of living and the weakening ringgit, Malaysians can no longer rely on foreign domestic helpers but look for alternative solutions.

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Malaysia, Thailand to enhance border cooperation

Posted by jaypee 40 days ago Malaysia
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia and Thailand are to discuss cooperation in trade and investment as well as prevention of human trafficking and security along the border areas.

The discussions will be held at the 13th Joint Commission (JCM) for Bilateral Cooperation and fourth Joint Development Strategy (JDS) for Border Areas ministerial meetings between the two countries here on tomorrow a Read More


Businessmen fleeced of RM300,000 by bogus foreign worker agent

Posted by jaypee 46 days ago Malaysia
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KUALA LUMPUR: Traders and business owners may have been collectively conned of RM300,000 by a man masquerading as a foreign workers agent, identified as Danny Sim.

Steel works factory owner Soh Kok Guan said it is unknown how many businesses were cheated by the conman as many have refused to come forward, but he estimated the monetary value by adding up the amount Read More


79 illegal foreign workers nabbed in raid

Posted by jaypee 51 days ago Malaysia
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ALOR SETAR: The Kedah Immigration Department rounded up 79 illegal immigrants for various offences at a mall here.

Ops Bersepadu was carried out by 34 personnel from the department who were assisted by officers from the Alor Setar City Council.

Department director Mohamad Yusri Hashim said illegal workers were picked up at eateries, clothing retail outlets, as well as Read More


Malaysia to accept 3,000 Syrian refugees: PM Najib

Posted by jaypee 57 days ago Malaysia
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UNITED NATIONS, New York: Malaysia will open its doors to 3,000 Syrian migrants over the next three years to help alleviate the refugee crisis, Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Thursday (Oct 1) at the United Nations General Assembly.

Mr Najib said Muslim countries were partly responsible for ensuring the well-being of the marginalised Syrians fleeing their country Read More