Bangladeshi workers in Malaysia

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

Why only 25 Bangladeshi agencies allowed

A Malaysian MP and two migrant rights bodies have urged Human Resources Minister M Saravanan to explain his decision for allowing only 25 Bangladeshi agencies to recruit workers for Malaysia, reported Malaysian daily Malay Mail yesterday. 

April 27, 2022
April 27, 2022

‘Consider past factors behind closure of Malaysian market to Bangladeshi workers’

Bangladesh Civil Society for Migrants (BCSM) today called upon both Bangladesh and Malaysia governments to avert repeat of past mistakes including “syndication” that led to closure of the Malaysian market to Bangladeshi workers.

February 26, 2020
February 26, 2020

Malaysia’s hiring workers uncertain

The resumption of Malaysia hiring Bangladeshi workers has become uncerztain amid recent political development of the Southeast Asian country.

January 25, 2020
January 25, 2020

Zero-Cost Migration of Workers: Dhaka sits on Malaysian offer

Bangladesh has been sitting on a zero-cost labour recruitment offer that Malaysia made more than a year ago.

August 2, 2019
August 2, 2019

Foreign Workers Exploited in Malaysia: Victims can now seek justice

From now on, undocumented expatriate workers in Malaysia will be able to seek justice for any sort of exploitation by their employers or agents.

March 31, 2019
March 31, 2019

Malaysia Labour Market: 6 lakh Bangladeshis face deportation

Over six lakh Bangladeshi workers in Malaysia may face deportation as the Southeast Asian country plans to reform its foreign workers sector, with an immediate step being the shutting down of its outsourcing companies by March 31.

March 27, 2019
March 27, 2019

Bangladeshi gets 10 years’ jail in Malaysia

A Bangladeshi man is sentenced to 10 years' jail and a stroke of the rotan by the Sessions Court in Malaysia for slashing his ex-girlfriend on the face.

October 30, 2018
October 30, 2018

Recruitment in Malaysia: Probe role of 10 agencies

The High Court yesterday directed the government to form an inter-ministerial committee to investigate the monopoly of 10 recruiting agencies, which had been engaged in labour recruitment from Bangladesh to Malaysia, and submit the probe report in six months.

October 3, 2018
October 3, 2018

Job Regularisation in Malaysia: Agents rake in millions

Agents in Malaysia have swindled a huge sum of money from thousands of Bangladeshi workers in the Southeast Asian country, who, over the last two years, had applied to regularise their immigration status, victims and researchers said.

September 13, 2018
September 13, 2018

Reprieve for foreign workers in Malaysia

Foreign workers holding the Visit Pass -- Temporary Employment (PLKS) for the past 10 years will be given a reprieve to continue working in Malaysia, says the country's Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran.