Labour Official Upbeat on Migrants-to-Malaysia Restart But no Date Set

​​ A suspension on sending migrant workers from Myanmar to Malaysia will be lifted when political conditions in the latter improve and the safety of labourers can be better assured, according to U Thein Win, director of the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population’s Migrant Affairs Department. The decision earlier this week to cut off the […]

Employment agencies demand relief from Malaysia visa fee hike

The Myanmar Overseas Employment Agencies Federation is attempting to clamp down on the sole visa-provider for workers headed to Malaysia. Last month, the federation requested the government wrest back control of the visa process for workers and put an end to alleged price gouging at the one-stop service centre (OSC). The centre, operated by service […]