Friday, June 13, 2014

MALAYSIA:::Online visa application, health examination for foreign workers

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Immigration Department will enforce health examination in the source country and the online application of visa with reference (VDR) through the Foreign Workers Centralized Management System (FWCMS) beginning this Friday.
Its director-general, Datuk Aloyah Mamat, said the system was developed to facilitate and expedite the application of foreign workers by employers.

Minimum Wages Policy Encourages More Locals To Seek Employment - MTUC

PETALING JAYA, June 12 (Bernama)-- The minimum wages policy has succeeded in encouraging more locals to seek employment in sectors which were previously monopolised by foreigners, said Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC), Deputy Secretary General, A. Balasubramaniam.

He told BERNAMA that policy's positive effect was seen in more locals being employed at supermarkets, petrol pumps, cleaning services business, fast food outlets and many more sectors.