Monday, September 27, 2021

foreign workers

No entry of foreign workers, including maids, until Dec 31

PUTRAJAYA: Private employment agencies that are registered with the Ministry of Human Resources are advised not to make any statements or advertisements that mislead employers on entry of foreign maids into the country. Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri M. Saravanan...

Association voices support to lift freeze on recruitment of foreign workers

KUCHING: The Sarawak Oil Palm Plantation Owners Association (Soppoa) has voiced its full support on the recent call by the Malaysian Palm Oil Association (MPOA) to lift the freeze on foreign workers recruitment for the palm oil industry in...

Legalise our foreign workers

KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing has proposed the setting up of a body to ensure only legal foreign workers with proper documentation and vaccinations are allowed to work in the state and...

Employer letters make it easier to trace foreign workers

KUCHING: Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing has proposed to the Bintulu Division Disaster Management Committee (BDDMC) to make it compulsory for foreign workers to have letters from their employers in order for clinics or hospitals to verify their status...

Plantation and foreign workers jabbed

SIBU: Four hundred and twenty-four people in the district have received their first Covid-19 vaccine dose at the mobile vaccination centre at Jalan Ding Lik Kong here. Sarawak Public Communication Unit (Ukas), in a news report on Monday (Aug 2),...

Good response from foreign workers

SIBU: A mobile vaccination centre located at Lorong 11, Jalan Ding Lik Kong has received encouraging response, especially from foreign workers. Coordinator of the centre, Michael Tiang said 248 vaccine doses had been given to the recipients, mostly foreign workers...

Indian national faces the gallows

PADAWAN: An Indian national faces the gallows after he was caught with over RM13,000 worth of ecstasy drug. Padawan deputy police chief DSP Lim Jaw Shyong said the 23-year-old foreign worker was nabbed during a raid at a karaoke centre...

Attempts to smuggle in foreign workers foiled

SERIAN: Police have thwarted attempts by two tekongs (trafficking agents) to smuggle in six foreign workers illegally into the state. District police chief DSP Aswandy Anis said those involved were arrested in two separate raids during Ops Benteng in Mongkos...

E-wages system to ensure employees get salaries on time

KUALA LUMPUR: The e-wages system which is expected to be launched by the government soon, will ensure that employees including foreign workers are paid their wages on time. Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) president Datuk Dr Syed Hussain Syed Husman said...

Foreign workers escape quarters fire

DARO: Sixteen foreign plantation workers had a rude awakening when their quarters at Ladang Tutus, caught fire in the wee hours today (April 2). Upon receiving an emergency call at 1.49am, firemen from Daro had to take a 45km journey to the scene. By the time they arrived, the flames had already destroyed the seven-unit workers quarters. The Indonesian plantation workers managed to get out to safety before the fire engulfed their quarters. One of them sustained minor burns to the arm and was taken to Daro Hospital for treatment. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.
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