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Letters 25 Jul 2017 | 12:00 AM

Security firm is irresponsible

From SAMUEL YESUIAH, Seremban.

Watching The World 24 Dec 2017 | 12:00 AM

Landslide win for Nepal’s Reds

The rare Communist triumph in democratic elections means an interesting future is ahead for the country.

Nation 23 Jul 2018 | 5:27 AM

Nepali worker issue: Ahmad Zahid says ready to be investigated by MACC

KUALA LUMPUR: Former deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi says he is ready to face the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) investigation over allegations his family members had profited from the trafficking of Nepali migrant workers.

Nation 28 Jul 2018 | 12:00 AM

Foreign Workers: Nepal slams the door, unhappy with company monopoly

EXCLUSIVE: PETALING JAYA: The government of Nepal has barred its workers from coming to Malaysia with immediate effect.

Nation 31 Jul 2018 | 4:14 AM

Kula: Cabinet to discuss issue of Nepali workers this Friday

KUALA LUMPUR: The Home Ministry will brief the Cabinet on Friday (Aug 3) over the Nepalese government's decision to bar its workers from coming to Malaysia.

Construction 24 Nov 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

Foreign worker migration overhaul

THE management of foreign worker migration processes has long been a contentious issue largely because of many unnecessary layers and costs. Rendered helpless, the biggest victims are often the workers who, based on official data, already number more than a million in the country.

World 23 Dec 2018 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia targets middlemen to end debt bondage of migrant workers

UNDER pressure to crack down on labour abuses, the Malaysian government is moving to eliminate middlemen who charge millions of foreign workers exorbitant recruitment fees, leaving them saddled with debt and vulnerable to exploitation.

Living 10 Feb 2019 | 8:00 AM

Human Writes: One Nepali migrant worker died every day in Malaysia in 2018

Malaysia has one of the highest death rates among migrant workers but we just don't seem to care. What if the more than one million Malaysian workers overseas were treated in this way, wonders Human Writes columnist Mangai Balasegaram.

Environment 12 Jul 2019 | 6:00 AM

Mount Everest has so much garbage left by climbers

After every party it’s time to clean up and Mount Everest is no different. The record number of climbers crowding the world’s highest mountain this season has left a government clean up crew grappling with how to clear away everyone's trash.

Nation 24 Sep 2019 | 7:00 AM

‘At least 2,000 Nepali workers sent home under amnesty plan’

KUALA LUMPUR: At least 2,000 undocumented Nepali migrant workers have returned home under the government’s latest amnesty programme launched last month.