News articles from around the world on migrant labour recruitment.

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

Kathmandu Post 15 December 2018 Nepal-The government has blacklisted a number of foreign employers in countries that are major destinations for Nepali migrant workers. The Department of Foreign Employment has blocked 65 foreign employers or companies from... read more

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