The long walk to the border for Hari Raya Haji trip home
The hustle and bustle at the Thai border is expected to continue even after the celebration as the workers then make their way back into Malaysia.
1,120 foreign workers brought into Malaysia but left jobless, says home minister
Saifuddin Nasution Ismail says this is an issue of foreign labour dumping.
Nearly a third of domestic workers in Malaysia in forced labour conditions, says UN agency
A survey based on interviews with domestic workers in Southeast Asia says 29% of those in Malaysia face such conditions, compared to 7% and 4% in its neighbours Singapore and Thailand, respectively.
The difference between domestic workers and servants
It is high time we stopped calling domestic workers 'maid', 'servant' or 'helper'.
Firms that hired stranded migrant workers to face action
The Labour Department vows to take action against recruitment agencies and companies found to have misused government quotas and licences for hiring migrant workers.
Palm oil firms say not hiring from Bangladesh over recruitment concerns
Despite a new labour agreement between the two countries coming into force last year, three plantation companies say their firms have not resumed hiring Bangladeshi workers.
Probe launched into migrant workers left jobless, without passports
Malaysia has faced accusations of forced labour in manufacturing and palm oil production over the years, including some by the US, which banned imports from several of its firms for such practices.
MACC nabs aide to HR minister in RM97 million graft probe
Those involved are believed to have set up a migrant worker recruitment agency to obtain approval from the ministry despite conflict of interest.
Nearly a million employment quota bids for foreign workers approved as of mid-March
The levy for nearly 85% has already been paid by employers.
Foreign labour, Malay reserve land on the agenda at Dewan Rakyat
Malaysia's progress in becoming a carbon neutral country will also be raised.
Corruption among enforcement personnel 'chronic and worrisome', says MACC
The anti-graft agency says the 'isolated incident' excuse can no longer be used.
Walking 7km every day to save on 90-sen bus fare
While it may seem like a small amount, it all adds up for migrant workers saving up to help their families back home.