New agreement brings resumption of labour migration to Malaysia a step closer

13 Sep 2019

A Malaysian team will arrive in November to inspect medical facilities, which is expected to restart labour migration to the Southeast Asian country. A new agreement between Nepal and Malaysia is expected to pave the way for the resumption of labour migration to the Southeast Asian country. Migration to Malaysia for work ...


Nepal and Malaysia closer to agreement to resume sending workers from Nepal

30 Aug 2019

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Nepal and Malaysia have reached closer to an agreement to resume sending workers from Nepal after a hiatus of some 14 months. A seven-member Nepali delegation from the Ministry of Labor is visiting Kuala Lampur for negotiation scheduled for September 10-11 after the Malaysian authorities positively responded to Nepal\'s ...


Ban on foreign hires will cripple laundry industry, govt told

21 Aug 2019

PETALING JAYA: Several laundry operators have urged the government to reconsider its decision to ban the hiring of foreign workers for the laundry and textile sub-sectors. Zarina Ismail, who owns the Drop and Wash chain of laundry shops and claims to speak for the Malay Unified Laundry Association and Selangor and ...


‘Hungry’ contractors urge govt to speed up job tenders

19 Aug 2019

PETALING JAYA: Growth of the construction industry is currently at a worrying state given the lack of jobs in hand to ensure its continuity, affecting its contribution to the economy. The Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) has appealed to the government to speed up contract awards, especially for big projects such ...


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