Pak Lah has lunch with Anwar

Pak Lah has lunch with Anwar

The Irrawaddy:20 Reported Dead in Naypyidaw Funfair Disaster

Twenty people are reported to have died when a Ferris wheel collapsed at a funfair during a festival marking the consecration of a replica Shwedagon Pagoda in Naypyidaw, Burma’s new capital.

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If bring US$2 million for investments or savings in Malaysia, ‘can apply’ PR or Red IC but how long do they need to wait?

If bring US$2 million for investments or savings in Malaysia, ‘can apply’ PR or Red IC but how long do they need to wait? There must be a time limit for the present never ending waiting game.

If automatic approval with the clear-cut conditions to disqualify, it may cut the possible corruption chances and brought in transparency. If not Malaysian Immigration and Home Ministry are notorious for using red tapes and innovative excuses. Sometimes repeatedly using the lame excuses of losing or misplacing files, the person ‘never applied’, still under processing, need security clearance etc. There are unfounded or rumours without any proof or evidences because some impatient applicants even suspect that some of the officers or little Napoleons  are using the Red Tapes as Tool Gates.

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Levy concept in Malaysia is wrong

Levy concept in Malaysia is wrong

Singapore started the LEVY system to make the hiring of Foreign Workers became expensive for the employers and to force the bosses or employers to pay more for the locals. Malaysia just copy the levy system without proper enforcement to strictly force the employers pay the levies. So the levy system forced and squeezed the workers to pay by themselves. 

Levy concept in Malaysia is PRACTICALLY wrong. It just allow the Employers and agents to exploit the poorly paid Foreign Workers. Practically all the levies are taken from the workers. So it is still cheap to employ foreigners who are willing to work with low pay for the Dirty, Difficult jobs with minimal overtime and rest days.

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Visas revoked: Bangladeshis no longer wanted

   Visas revoked: Bangladeshis no longer wanted 


PUTRAJAYA, March 10 – All entry visas for Bangladeshi workers approved in 2007 and who had not entered the country have been cancelled immediately, said Home Minister Datuk Seri Syed Hamid Albar today.

Speaking to reporters after his ministry’s monthly assembly here, he said the move was in line with the government’s decision to not accept any new applications unless they were for critical sectors.

“The government has decided to cancel all entry visas for Bangladeshi workers wanting to enter the country.

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The Irrawaddy:Burmese Businessmen to Start Soccer League

Eight of Burma’s leading businessmen plan to form soccer clubs to compete in their own league, along with the possibility of hiring foreign coaches and players.

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The Star:Building and food sectors rely on foreign workers

KUALA LUMPUR: While those in the construction and food sectors are for foreign workers, the Malaysian Trade Union Congress (MTUC) and a deputy minister are against bringing in more of them, given the current economic conditions.

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