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Opinion 05 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

End the 'world factory' model

Despite the negative media coverage, thousands of people still applyevery day to work at Foxconn, and hopeful applicants pay to secure ajob there.

Letters 05 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

End the 'world factory' model

Despite the negative media coverage, thousands of people still applyevery day to work at Foxconn, and hopeful applicants pay to secure ajob there.

Nation 03 Apr 2010 | 12:00 AM

Accept history to move forward

Until Malaysians have a shared notion of identity, character and history of the nation, we will find it hard to commit to a shared future.

Nation 24 Mar 2010 | 12:00 AM

Amnesty International urges Malaysia to protect foreign labourers

Migrant workers are lured to Malaysia by promises of high salaries but often end up being exploited and abused, Amnesty International says in a report that urged the government to better protect foreign labourers

Books 15 Nov 2009 | 12:00 AM

Too nice a guy?

In i>Inspector Singh Investigates: A Most Peculiar Malaysian Murder/i>, the titular inspector, a veteran of the Singapore police force is sent northwards to aid former Singaporean model Chelsea Liew who is accused of murdering her rich but abusive husband while in the midst of a child custody battle.

Lifestyle 15 Nov 2009 | 12:00 AM

Too nice a guy?

In i>Inspector Singh Investigates: A Most Peculiar Malaysian Murder/i>, the titular inspector, a veteran of the Singapore police force is sent northwards to aid former Singaporean model Chelsea Liew who is accused of murdering her rich but abusive husband while in the midst of a child custody battle.

World 05 Oct 2009 | 12:00 AM

Migrant workers vital for economic recovery - UNDP

BANGKOK (Reuters) - The global economic crisis has reduced the role of migrant workers, but that is likely to change dramatically as developed countries face a shortfall in workers over the next four decades, a U.N. report said on Monday.

Lifestyle 22 Jun 2009 | 12:00 AM

Slurs around the world

The language of prejudice is not confined to certain nationalities or ethnic groups.

Nation 10 Mar 2009 | 12:00 AM

Bangladeshis only for allowed sectors, says minister

The Human Resources Ministry will work closely with the Home Ministry to ensure that the estimated 70,000 Bangladeshi workers expected to enter the country are only employed in sectors they are allowed to work in.

Business 03 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Foreign news in brief

News briefs on: CBA forecasts lower profit, IMF: 2% economic growth for S. Korea, Newcrest plans to raise A$500mil, Hitachi shares 14% down, Honda sales in US drop by 35% and 20 million Chinese workers jobless