Rubber glove industry targets RM20b revenue this year

14 Aug 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): Malaysia’s rubber glove industry needs more workers to ramp up its production to achieve its target of RM20 billion in revenue this year against RM17.5 billion in 2018. The Malaysian Rubber Glove Manufacturers Association (Margma) president Denis Low Jau Foo said the industry currently has 40,000 to ...


No more foreign workers for service sub-sectors by 2021, says Muhyiddin

09 Aug 2019

PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The government will discontinue the hiring of foreign workers for service sub-sectors comprising laundry, textile, hair dressing and goldsmith businesses in stages, beginning from this year until 2021. Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said this matter had been agreed upon at a meeting of a joint committee comprising ...


Moratorium on Bangladesh workers expected to be lifted within a month or two, says Kula

16 Jul 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The moratorium on migrant workers from Bangladesh is expected to be lifted next month the soonest, says Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran. \"I hope we can conclude within one or two months of the review on the moratorium that is now in the final stage, so that labour ...


Minister: Agreement on new hiring system for Bangladeshi workers expected in August

12 Jul 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 — Bangladesh expects to reach an agreement with Malaysia on a new recruitment mechanism for Bangladeshi workers to Malaysia next month after the current Malaysian government suspended the previous hiring system for workers from the South Asian country last year due to alleged elements of corruptions ...


Malaysian job market likely to open soon

01 Jul 2019

Bangladesh is hopeful that the Malaysian job market would open soon for those willing to work abroad. The market has remained closed for Bangladesh nationals for about 10 months due to irregularities committed by a syndicate of 10 Bangladeshi recruiting agencies. Sources in the expatriates’ welfare and overseas employment ministry say ...


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