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Stranded by coronavirus, foreigners overstaying in S. Korea sharply increase

SEOUL: The number of foreigners overstaying in South Korea increased 10 percent on-year in May, as travelers and migrants were stranded by strict border controls around the world due to the novel coronavirus, data showed Wednesday. The number of foreigners

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NTF hunts 300 local skippers for smuggling foreigners

KUALA LUMPUR: More than 300 locals skippers and masterminds have been identified as being involved in smuggling illegal immigrants into the country. The National Task Force (NTF) said in a statement that those involved were being hunted down by authorities and

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Saravanan urges employers to prioritise locals over foreigners

KUALA LUMPUR: Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri M Saravanan has urged employers to provide more employment opportunities to Malaysians. He said there were still business owners who preferred to hire foreign workers over locals. “I agree that there are sectors that still

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16,000 foreigners live in EMCO areas around Selayang Wholesale Market

Only 6,000 locals compared to 16,000 foreigners live in the Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) areas around north of Kuala Lumpur’s City Centre and Selayang Wholesale Market, said Federal Territories Minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa. He said based on the

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MCO : Foreigners selling food during Ramadan

KUALA LUMPUR: Now that the month of Ramadan has started, many people would be filled with cravings for all sorts of food, including foreign dishes prepared by cooks from the countries of origin. Yet, because of the Movement Control Order (MCO)

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Kimanis by-election: PSS recommended by RCI under BN govt

KIMANIS: The implementation of the Sabah Temporary Pass (PSS) by the state government is a part of the recommendations from the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on illegal immigrants to solve the problem of dumping of foreigners in Sabah. Chief

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Do not jeopardise our livelihood – fishermen

MERSING: “Do not jeopardise our livelihood” cried fishermen who are still going to sea to find a living despite various challenges. This is the groan often heard among fishermen against a handful of their peers who are taking quick profits

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Immigration: 19 foreigners among 69 held for drug

KOTA KINABALU: Sixty-nine individuals have been arrested for committing various drug and immigration offences in an operation carried out for a week from June 22 here. Kota Kinabalu police chief ACP Habibi Majinji said all the detainees including 19 foreigners,

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