Malaysia to not extend E-card registration World

Malaysia to not extend E-card registration

The Malaysian Immigration Department has decided not to extend the registration for the Enforcement Card Programme (or E-card) for foreign workers although last-minute applicants have doubled since June 28.
Malaysia stops granting work permits to DPRK labourers World

Malaysia stops granting work permits to DPRK labourers

The Malaysian Government has stopped issuing work permits for people from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) after the murder of a DPRK citizen at a Malaysian airport earlier this year, according to Kyodo news agency.
Malaysia arrests more illegal foreign workers World

Malaysia arrests more illegal foreign workers

Over 150 foreigners aged between 20-45, have been detained by the Malaysian Immigration Department for various offences including not having identification documents, possession of fake work permits.
Singapore: Better insurance coverage for foreign workers World

Singapore: Better insurance coverage for foreign workers

Minimum compensation for foreign workers in Singapore who unfortunately have accidents will be 60,000 SGD (nearly 43,000 USD), up from the previous 40,000 SGD (28,500 USD) from October 1, according to recent changes announced by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM).
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Illegal foreign workers in Malaysia drop drastically

Local media reported on December 14 that the number of illegal foreign workers in Malaysia have reduced drastically thanks to the Immigration Department’s rehiring and resettlement of illegal immigrants programme.