Call to let new maids enter Malaysia too

Dire need: Foreign domestic helpers have been hard to come by, with some Malaysian families resorting to advertising for such jobs illegally.

PETALING JAYA: Relieved at the government’s decision to consider allowing stranded foreign maids to re-enter Malaysia, employment agencies are contending that this should also cover new domestic helpers whose permits were approved before the Covid-19 pandemic.

Association of Employment Agencies (Papa) president Datuk Foo Yong Hooi said it was good that the government was open to reviewing the entry of stranded maids on a case-by-case basis.

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foreign maids , covid-19 , pandemic , re-entry


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