600,000 Malaysians already in 3D sector, but not at home


Foreign labourers working at a construction site in Kuala Lumpur. - Filepic

KUALA LUMPUR: The notion that Malaysians refuse to work dirty, dangerous and difficult (3D) jobs is untrue because many are already employed in these jobs overseas, said a group of non-governmental organisations.

Pertubuhan Rapat Malaysia president A. Rajaretinam said the most likely reason Malaysians did not want to take up 3D jobs in their home country was the low salary package.

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