Further delays to M’sia-Bangladesh labour recruitment MOU

Bilateral discussions on new terms for recruitment of Bangladeshi migrant workers here appears to be hit with further delays. Sources told Malaysiakini that the 4th Malaysia-Bangladesh Joint Working Group (JWG) meeting scheduled to be held in Dhaka, Bangladesh, today and yesterday has been postponed… READ MORE

Joining hands to help migrant workers more effectively

A new network that aims to be a national aggregator of services for migrant workers in Singapore has been formed. The Alliance of Guest Workers Outreach (AGWO), which will be officially launched tonight, brings together partners from various areas, including corporations, religious groups and non-governmental organisations (NGOs). This is to

HR Ministry : No Freeze In Foreign Worker Intake But Many Applications Rejected

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Human Resources Ministry says there is no freeze in the recruitment of foreign workers but said many applications to bring in workers had been rejected due to non-compliance with the law. The ministry said in a statement on Friday (May 17) that it was committed to

Malaysia is Recognised as One of the Top Medical Travel Destinations Around the World

Malaysia is internationally renowned for its food, cultural diversity, and heritage spots. But did you know that it is also one of the top spots for medical travel? Last year alone, the country welcomed over a million medical travellers and took in an earning of RM1.3 billion from the sector.

Nepalis’ labour migration to Malaysia likely to resume as two countries sign fresh pact

Kathmandu, September 12 Labour officials of Nepal and Malaysia have signed a new agreement that is expected to resume the labour migration of Nepali workers to the Southeast Asian country. Though Malaysia remained one of the most favourite destinations for Nepali workers, the migration process was suspended for over one

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

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

Home Ministry: Government to stop hiring foreign workers for service sub-sectors by 2021

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   (click here for more)

Lack of Clarity over Ban on Malaysia Leads to Confusion among Aspiring Migrants

On Saturday morning, nearly 150 Nepali youths lined up inside the Battisputali-based Classic Overseas Manpower. The recruiting agency was conducting interviews for jobs in Malaysia, where the migration of Nepali workers has remained suspended for nearly 15 months now. (Click here to more)  

3 Worst Business To Start In Malaysia

Starting a business is one of the biggest wish of many Malaysians. With your own business, you can earn additional income, you can decide your own pay check, you decide your own work hours too. After all, who will still work in the same company, with the same pay, for

E Hailing Drivers Association Cries Foul

PETALING JAYA: Grab drivers are crying foul over the company’s alleged failure to refund the additional 5% commission and service fee charges on Monday (Aug 5), as promised. Malaysia E-Hailing Drivers Association (MeHDA) president Daryl Chong said the company had issued a statement on July 28 that they would refund