Kathmandu Post | 28 December 2018 The Nepal government has started working on a draft labour agreement after Japan announced it would hire thousands of workers from various countries, including Nepal. The Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security... read more

The Malaysian Reserve | 24 December 2019 Foreign worker agencies are bracing for a tough 2019 as the government follows through with its promise to regularise the labour market, cut out fraud and protect foreign workers’ rights. The agencies are also ex... read more

The Financial Express| 24 December 2018 Unsurprisingly, Kuala Lumpur takes the lead in weeding out middlemen or agents from its pre-existing migrant workers’ recruitment policies and practices. In a propitious combination of circumstances, one may a... read more

Kathmandu Post | 23 December 2018 The number of permits issued to Nepalis aspiring to work in various countries has gone down in the past few months. In the first four months of the current fiscal year, the Department of Foreign Employment issued a total ... read more

Daily Express | 23 December 2019 Tawau: The new Pakatan government has never put a freeze on hiring foreign workers except for Bangladeshi workers. It wants only the best workers sent to Malaysia and not end up a dumping ground for “trash”. Hu... read more

Inquirer | 19 December 2018 SEOUL — South Korea will accept 56,000 foreign workers under the Employment Permit System in 2019, the same number as this year, in a bid to relieve a labor shortage in the country. The government decided on the job quotas Tu... read more

The Star | 20 December 2019 KUALA LUMPUR: There are only 453 licensed private employment agencies in the country, says the Labour Department. Prior to 2017, 1,000 licences were issued to such agencies but after amendments were made to the Private Employme... read more

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