First group of workers from Bangladesh arrives in Malaysia
They will be employed in the manufacturing sector.
As freeze on workers lifts, Indonesians head to Sarawak in hope of a better life
They say they are willing to do anything as long as they can earn enough to provide for their families back home.
Indonesia to lift freeze on workers' entry to Malaysia
The restrictions on the entry of domestic workers and labourers will be lifted on Aug 1.
Malaysia to integrate system with Indonesia, minister says on foreign worker freeze
Human Resources Minister M Saravanan says this will allow both countries to possess information on the entry of Indonesian workers into Malaysia.
MoU on Indonesian workers, financing of subsidies to be raised in Dewan Rakyat
Questions will also be raised on the status of transportation projects and the government's approach to combating online fraud.
Indonesia imposes temporary freeze on sending migrant workers to Malaysia
Indonesia cites Malaysia's use of an online recruitment system for domestic workers linked to allegations of trafficking and forced labour.
Automation could ease labour crunch but Malaysia lagging behind, say experts
While most industries are at least partially automated, there is still room for improvement, they say.
Indonesian palm oil workers to arrive in Malaysia after bureaucratic hiccups
About 40 workers for a palm oil plantation are scheduled to arrive today although no further details have been made available.
Govt warned of continuing cycle if undocumented migrants deported amid labour shortage
Given Malaysia's reliance on foreign labour, deporting the undocumented migrants presently in the country would only require more workers to be brought in, says Lawyers for Liberty.
Warning of billions in losses, employers repeat call to allow migrants to work
The Malaysian Employers Federation says the country might lose out on the high demand for commodities, manufactured goods and services due to its shortage of manpower.
Indonesia scraps plan to send workers to Malaysia’s palm oil plantations
An Indonesian agency responsible for the protection of migrant workers cancelled the recruitment process and did not allow the workers to fly, Indonesia's ambassador to Malaysia says.
Foreign-born US workers reach pre-pandemic level, census shows
Hispanics continued to account for nearly half of the foreign-born labour force in 2021, and Asians accounted for one quarter.