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Football 02 Oct 2013 | 3:07 AM

Qatari response weak and disappointing, say trade unions

(Reuters) - Qatar's response to allegations of maltreatment of migrant workers in the 2022 World Cup host nation has been "weak and disappointing," the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) said on Tuesday.

World 01 Oct 2013 | 5:55 AM

Nepali official denies labour abuses in Qatar

DOHA (Reuters) - Officials from Nepal and Qatar sought on Monday to play down a news report that Nepali labourers face deadly conditions on the Gulf state's building sites, holding a joint news conference to say the migrant workers were "safe and fully respected."

World 01 Oct 2013 | 5:20 AM

Nepali official denies labour abuses in Qatar

DOHA (Reuters) - Officials from Nepal and Qatar sought on Monday to play down a news report that Nepali labourers face lethal conditions on the Gulf state's building sites, holding a joint news conference to say the migrant workers were "safe and fully respected".

AseanPlus News 27 Sep 2013 | 7:23 AM

Nepal recalls envoy after she called Qatar 'open jail'

Kathmandu (AFP) - Nepal on Thursday recalled its ambassador to Qatar after she compared the Middle Eastern emirate to an "open jail" for thousands of Nepali migrants who face abuse from employers there.

World 27 Sep 2013 | 2:28 AM

Nepal envoy recalled after Qatar 'open jail' remarks

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal recalled its ambassador in Qatar on Thursday after she called the Gulf state an "open jail" for Nepalis who suffer labour abuses, and amid outrage about labour conditions and deaths as the emirate prepares to host the 2022 World Cup.

Nation 10 May 2013 | 12:00 AM

Authority denies foreigners were brought in to vote

KUALA LUMPUR: The Rubber Industry Smallholders Development Authority (Risda) has strongly denied claims that the foreign workers it brought in were phantom voters.

Nation 09 May 2013 | 1:16 PM

GE13: Risda denies involvement in transporting phantom voters

KUALA LUMPUR: Risda has strongly denied claims that the foreign workers it brought in are phantom voters.

Nation 29 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

Johor police deny Nepali worker deaths after brawl

JOHOR BARU: The Johor police has denied that there were mass deaths involving Nepali workers following a brawl involving locals and foreigners last week.

Nation 17 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

100 Nepali workers stopped from holding protest over minimum wage

MUAR: About 100 workers from Nepal were arrested after information was received that they were planning to hold an illegal protest to demand for their wages.

Nation 01 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

Concern over levy payment

PETALING JAYA: The Indonesian Embassy expressed concern that foreign workers may be made to pay the levy even if their employers do not adhere to the minimum wage.