Agents hail move to end use of SPPA system


The cutback in public infrastructure spending, coupled with the sustained weakness in the property sector, will have a direct knock-on effect on the demand and hence prices for steel and cement.

PETALING JAYA: The government’s decision to stop using the Foreign Worker Application System (SPPA) will reduce the financial burden on Bangladeshi workers and their families who have been paying up to RM20,000 to work in Malaysia.

Recruitment agents both here and in Bangladesh welcomed the decision as they said the move broke the monopoly of 10 companies which were previously the only authorised agents to bring Bangladeshi workers to Malaysia.

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