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News by Country: Malaysia

Wednesday, 27 May 20

Malaysia

·     Putrajaya delays enforcing law amendment for worker housing improvement (Malay Mail, 27 May 2020)

·     MTUC calls for stringent checks on workplaces, migrant workers’ dorms after fresh outbreak of Covid-19 cases (Malay Mail, 26 May 2020)

·     60% of Malaysian workers will struggle to survive beyond a week of unemployment (The Edge Market, 24 May 2020)

·     The saddest Eid: Covid-19 cuts lifeline for Indonesian migrant families (FMT, 22 May 2020)

·     Covid-19 pandemic causes labour shortage for Malaysia's palm industry (The Business Times, 21 May 2020)

·     COVID-19: New cluster involving immigration detainees identified in Malaysia (CNA, 21 May 2020)

·     MTUC slams Malaysian Employers Federation after retrenchment warning (Malay Mail, 21 May 2020)

·     Malaysia's jobless persons rise 16pct in March (New Straits Times, 21 May 2020)

·     Malaysia nabs 200 illegal migrants in Petaling Jaya Old Town amid coronavirus lockdown (Straits Times, 20 May 2020)

·     Get ready for post-Raya lay-offs, bosses group warns (FMT, 19 May 2020)

·     Online petition urging Pos Malaysia to give Raya bonus to its delivery staff garners over 18,000 signatures (The Star, 19 May 2020)

·     Told not to hire migrant workers, market traders in KL struggle to handle business on their own (Malay Mail, 18 May 2020)

·     Don’t forget about us, Oil and Gas workers stranded in India (Malay Mail, 18 May 2020)

·     How Malaysian workplaces are changing due to Covid-19 (The Star, 15 May 2020)

·     More than 50,000 foreign workers in Penang to be screened for Covid-19 (Malay Mail, 14 May 2020)

·     Malaysia Deports Nearly 400 Undocumented Myanmar Workers (The Irrawaddy, 12 April 2020)

·     Coronavirus: Hundreds of foreign workers detained in major KL raid (Straits Times, 12 May 2020)

·     Migrant workers: Wake-up call for Malaysia (Aliran, 12 May 2020)

·     MTUC: Govt should review decision to appoint BP Healthcare Group as sole company allowed to carry Covid-19 tests (Malay Mail, 11 May 2020)

·     Should all employees get tested for Covid-19? MOH says sticking to targeted approach (Malay Mail, 11 May 2020)

·     Malaysia detains hundreds of foreign workers in major raid on KL Wholesale Market (Straits Times, 11 May 2020)

·     MTUC: Stop draining workers EPF savings to prop up economy (Malay Mail, 10 May 2020)

·     MTUC wants clarification on mandatory Covid-19 screening for workers (New Straits Times, 10 May 2020)

·     Now, Socso says only using full lab tests for Covid-19 worker screening (Malay Mail, 9 May 2020)

·     Malaysia's unemployment rate at highest in a decade: Statistics department (CNA, 8 May 2020)

·     MTUC criticises senior minister’s suggestion for workers to subsidise Covid-19 tests (Malay Mail, 8 May 2020)

·     Manhunt in Malaysia as 145 workers flee quarantine (GCR, 7 May 2020)

·     Covid-19: Malaysian retailers say job cuts, store closures inevitable as ‘new normal’ bites (Malay Mail, 6 May 2020)

·     PM Muhyiddin shares Malaysia six-pronged strategy in Covid-19 Fight (Straits Times, 5 May 2020)

·     Malaysia slashes interest rates to fight COVID-19 impact (CNA, 5 May 2020)

·     Market analysts observe sharp decline in local manufacturing sector due to Covid-19 restrictions (Malay Mail, 4 May 2020)

·     Human resources minister says Covid-19 employee retention scheme still on (Malay Mail, 1 May 2020)

·     Malaysian Businesses can Reopen on May 4, Prime Minister Says (BenarNews, 4 May 2020)

·     Covid-19: Budget hotels urge Malaysian government for law to help them stay open  (The Star, 28 April 2020)

·     Finance minister: Second phase of Covid-19 relief payout to start May 4 (Malay Mail, 28 April 2020)

·     Hotel business feeling the brunt of the virus impact (New Straits Times, 27 April 2020)

·     Impact of Covid-19 on manufacturers (The Star, 27 April 2020)

·     Stimulus package post-pandemic likely (The Star, 27 April 2020)

·     Government committed to helping SME weather economic challenges (Malay Mail, 25 April 2020)

·     Coronavirus: 58 people who broke Malaysia's stay-at-home order now in temporary prisons (Straits Times, 25 April 2020)

·     Coronavirus: Malaysian workers returning from Singapore cannot self-quarantine anymore (Straits Times, 24 April 2020)

·     Petronas staff contributes RM6.4m to Tabung Covid-19 (The Malaysian Reserve, 24 April 2020)

 

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