Ban lifted on going to Malaysia for work

06 Jul 2017

Myanmar has lifted a six-month ban on sending workers to Malaysia, a senior labour official said, as the country struggles with influx of tens of thousands of returning migrants from neighbouring Thailand. Myanmar migrant workers flocked in droves to the border area of Myawady Township during the past week to avoid ...


Labour woes in furniture industry to be resolved soon

15 Jun 2017

PUTRAJAYA: There will be a “practical solution” to overcome the shortage of workers in the furniture-making industry. Giving the assurance was Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong, who said he had raised the matter with Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. He expected ...


Second batch of workers leaves for Kuala Lumpur G2G plus agreement

17 Mar 2017

The second batch of Bangladeshi workers comprising 128 left Dhaka for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, last night by two flights under Government to Government (G2G) Plus agreement signed between the two countries. With this, a total of 226 workers have so far gone to Malaysia in two batches under the G2G Plus ...


Bangladeshi workers likely to head for Malaysia in Feb

17 Feb 2017

The first batch of Bangladeshi workers, under the Government-to-Government (G2G) Plus initiative, is likely to be sent to Malaysia either later this month or early next month, according to sources. Officials of authorised recruiting agencies said they would start sending recruitment files to Malaysian employers from next week and hope ...


New E-kad to enable legalisation of foreign workers, says Immigration Dept – Nation

25 Jan 2017

SHAH ALAM: Illegal foreign workers with valid employers can come forward to register and legalise their employment under the Immigration Department’s E-kad (enforcement card) programme. Immigration Department director-general Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali (pic) said the government made the decision to legalise the employment of foreign workers following high ...


E-Kad’s terms and conditions:

24 Jan 2017

In summary, illegal workers can come forward with their employers to register and legalise their employment under the Immigration Department\'s E-kad (enforcement card) programme starting 15 Feb - 30 June, 2017. Among the terms and conditions are:  Must have a valid employer falls under approved 5 sectors (construction, plantation, services, manufacturing ...


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