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Parliament to discuss foreign workers, flying car today

KUALA LUMPUR: The government’s efforts to reduce the country’s dependence on foreign workers as well as the progress in the development of the flying car industry are among topics to be discussed during the Parliament sitting today. According to the Order

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Covid-19 screenings focus on foreign workers in two sectors

PUTRAJAYA: Effective tomorrow, the Covid-19 screening under the Social Security Organisation (Socso) Prihatin Screening Programme (PSP) programme will give priority to foreign workers in the construction and security guard service industries operating in Selangor and the Federal Territory. Human Resources

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Saudi oil giant faces backlash for dressing its employee as human ‘hand sanitiser’

PETALING JAYA: Saudi Arabian oil and gas company has recently been criticized for using a foreign worker as a mobile hand sanitiser. A Twitter photo which went viral recently showed staff members approaching the foreign worker to get their hands sanitised.

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Abuse of foreign workers in Malaysia: A neverending horror?

The sad state of foreign workers in Malaysia. What are the authorities’ actions? The worker has returned to his home country, but the perpetrator is still free, without any form of action. Why? Because, the perpetrator is influential and rich?

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Under-construction condo collapse: Two workers safely rescued

Two foreign construction workers were safely rescued after part of the structure of a 37-storey condominium under construction collapsed in Taman Desa, Jalan Klang Lama yesterday. The first victim, aged 30, was found among the debris on the first floor

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Umno: Don’t bring in Pakistani workers, create jobs for locals first

PUCHONG: Stop mollycoddling foreign workers and create jobs for Malaysians first, said Umno youth chief Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki. In a statement yesterday, Asyraf said that the Pakatan Harapan government should focus on creating high quality jobs for Malaysians first before

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Two Myanmar men charged with murdering Bangladeshi supervisor

KUANTAN: Two Myanmar workers were charged in the magistrate’s court here today, with the murder of their supervisor, a Bangladeshi, in October. The two accused, Hamid Husin Mohd Husin, 32, and Mohd Karim Hosain, 28, nodded to indicate they understood

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Exclusive: 300 foreigners stranded at Shah Alam Immigration Dept for three days

SHAH ALAM: Nearly 300 foreigners are left stranded outside of Kompleks PKNS in Shah Alam which houses Shah Alam Immigration Department for the last three days, due to apparent poor services by the government agencies. Many of them, mostly Bangladeshis,

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MACC: Corruption, abuse of power leading to foreign workers exploitation

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) revealed that there is abuse of power, corruption and widespread exploitation involved in the hiring of foreign workers in the country. Its chief commissioner Latheefa Koya said there were cases where certain agents

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MIMCOIN: Boost economy with more foreign workers

PUCHONG: Malaysian Indian Muslim Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Datuk Jamarul Khan Kadir urged the government to boost the economy by bringing in more foreign workers in certain economic sectors. “Our business activities have slowed a little especially in

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