Origin of worker: Malaysia

28 08, 2014

Foreign workers riot in Malaysia over medical care, salaries and mistreatment

2019-08-30T16:33:04+08:00August 28th, 2014|Media Coverage, News, News Flash|

Alleged mistreatment by employers have led to riots in Malaysia by foreign workers, various news sources are reporting. Most serious was what happened on Tuesday night (26 August 2014) in the Malaysian state of Johor. As reported by Malaysian newspaper The Star: Some 800 workers of a factory here set fire to the building Tuesday

20 03, 2014

Malaysians form the largest group of work permit holders by nationality

2019-08-30T16:33:35+08:00March 20th, 2014|Articles, Facts, research, analysis|

In yet another example of the Ministry of Manpower releasing data in dribs and drabs, Kevin Teoh, the divisional director of MOM's Foreign Manpower Management Division told the Committee of Inquiry looking into the Little India riots: Mr Teoh also clarified that of the 1.1 million foreign non-domestic workers in Singapore, about 330,000 were employment pass and

17 01, 2014

Three cases filtered out

2019-08-30T16:33:38+08:00January 17th, 2014|Articles, Stories|

Whenever we have a new story about a worker, we tend to put a link to it on TWC2's  Facebook wall. Most of our stories tell about workers' experience with salary defaults or the frustrations that follow a workplace injury. Once in a while, we see a comment by a reader on our Facebook wall

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