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  1. Malaysia revokes visas of 70,000 Bangladeshis

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia has abruptly revoked the work visas of 70,000 Bangladeshis who were to begin arriving this week, in response to a public outcry about migrants ... commission, Talat Mahmud Khan, sparked uproar in Malaysia last week when he revealed that 70,000 of his compatriots had received visas and were about to begin arriving. He said the visas had been ...

  2. Malaysia freezes Nepali security jobs

    Posted Feb 21st 2009, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia's government has announced an immediate freeze on employing Nepalis as security guards and might send back, in batches, about 300,000 already hired on the grounds that they might pose a security risk. Internal Security Minister Syed Hamid Albar told parliament that too many Nepalis were employed in the security industry and most ...

  3. Malaysia fears terrorists may be among arriving Pakistani workers

    Posted Mar 25th 2005, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... and uncomplaining workforce willing to slog hard for low wages and save to send home.' Malaysia is facing a severe labour shortage after a crackdown on illegal workers. An estimated 800,000 illegal workers, mostly Indonesians, left the country during a three-month amnesty that ended on February 28. A plan to allow them to return to work legally in Malaysia is being held up largely because ...

  4. Malaysia set to blacklist violent employers

    Posted Jun 19th 2007, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia is considering a lifetime ban for employers found guilty of abusing maids, after a woman almost died in a dramatic attempt to escape her abusive ... and hands. 'Why are we so cruel?' asked the front-page headline of the popular Utusan Malaysia daily. In an immediate response, the Immigration Department announced it would impose lifetime ...

  5. Much to be done on domestic helpers' rights

    Posted Sep 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Malaysia is finally giving rights to its foreign domestic workers. Horrific cases of abuse by employers have prompted an agreement with Indonesia to give maids a day off each week, ... The rules that Malaysia will be introducing were put in place here more than two decades ago. Authorities said on Wednesday that benefits were being further improved with the raising of the food ...

  6. Cathay union seeks staff views on strike

    Posted Dec 19th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... The Cathay Pacific flight attendants' union is polling members about whether to take industrial action if the airline refuses to drop its new medical scheme. The union will stage another demonstration tomorrow against the plan, which requires staff t ...

  7. Cathay compromises, but strike threat stays

    Posted Dec 18th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Cathay Pacific flight attendants have kept open the prospect of a strike that may disrupt air traffic during the Christmas peak season although the airline offered a compromise in the row over their medical benefits. Cathay said yesterday that it would of ...

  8. Industries desperate for help after expulsion of Indonesian labourers

    Posted Mar 07th 2005, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, which angered Jakarta by pressing ahead with a crackdown on illegal migrant workers, has had the embarrassment of having to fly a high-level delegation to Indonesia to find out why a parallel scheme to import legal workers has stalled. Malaysia began a high-profile campaign to track down, arrest and deport an estimated 400,000 illegal ...

  9. HSBC may boost region's workforce 5pc despite cuts

    Posted Feb 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... did particularly well. In China, pretax profit soared 228 per cent to US$706 million, while in India it rose 20 per cent to US$813 million. The other star performers were Indonesia, Malaysia ...

  10. Indonesia's maid ban angers Malaysians

    Posted Jun 27th 2009, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... employers of domestic helpers said Indonesian maids in Malaysia were well treated and had no reason to complain compared to those in Hong Kong or Taiwan. 'There, they work in a totally alien ... enforcement in this area.' Indonesia ordered employment agencies on Thursday to stop sending its citizens to Malaysia to work as maids after a flood of complaints from domestic workers. It cited ...




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