Undocumented migrants sit during a raid in Petaling Jaya near Kuala Lumpur on May 20, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFEUndocumented migrants sit during a raid in Petaling Jaya near Kuala Lumpur on May 20, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
Undocumented migrants sit during a raid in Petaling Jaya near Kuala Lumpur on May 20, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: Malaysia’s law delay on improving migrant worker housing criticised

  • The government was supposed to enforce rule changes in June to boost the quality of worker lodgings, but has delayed it for three months
  • The move comes as Malaysia records a surge in virus clusters from areas such as construction sites, sparking fears for the estimated 5.5 million migrant workers
Topic |   Malaysia
Undocumented migrants sit during a raid in Petaling Jaya near Kuala Lumpur on May 20, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFEUndocumented migrants sit during a raid in Petaling Jaya near Kuala Lumpur on May 20, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
Undocumented migrants sit during a raid in Petaling Jaya near Kuala Lumpur on May 20, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
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