The total remittance volume sent home by foreign workers from Malaysia increased 23.2 percent to RM34.75 billion in 2015 from RM28.21 billion in 2014, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.
Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Johari Abdul Ghani said Indonesia was the top recipient of remittances from 2011 to 2015, followed by Bangladesh, Nepal, India and the Philippines.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
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The decision to place the draft of a foreign workers management contract under the Official Secrets Act has expanded the scope of the law beyond its core, a unionist charged today.
K Veeriah, Penang branch secretary of the Malaysian Trade Union Congress, said such expansion of repressive laws such as the OSA would only lead to a greater erosion of the people’s right to know and their confidence in the Federal Government.