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Malaysia Baru belum terlaksana tapi sudah terancam
Tarikh bersejarah bagi penubuhan Malaysia ialah pada 27 Mei 1961 apabila Tunku Abdul Rahman mengumumkan cadangannya supaya ditubuhkan sebuah negara meliputi Malaya, Singapura, Sarawak, Brunei dan Born...
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A third challenge to youths: Promoting social media literacy
MP SPEAKS | The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah, in his birthday message, has reinforced my challenge yesterday to youths to prove to the world that Malaysia is a successful ex...
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Sept 9 public holiday is compulsory for employees
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 5): The public holiday on Sept 9 in conjunction with the birthday of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah (pictured 2nd from left) is on...
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Against The Grain: The Meaning Of Progressive Islam
Backward and extremist ideologies and orientations have always been held on to by a minority in Muslim societies.
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Sept 9 public holiday is compulsory for employees
KUALA LUMPUR: The public holiday on Sept 9 in conjunction with the birthday of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah (pix) is one of five compulsory holida...
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Muhyiddin willing to consider appeal of Johor Dong Zong
PUTRAJAYA: Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin (pix) said he is willing to consider the appeal of the Johor chapter of Dong Zong (United Chinese School Committees’ Association) with regard to its...
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Muhyiddin willing to consider appeal by Johor Dong Zong against deregistration
PUTRAJAYA: Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said he is willing to consider the appeal of the Johor chapter of Chinese educationist group Dong Zong against its deregistration by the Johor Registrar of So...
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Sept 9 holiday for King's birthday compulsory for all employees, says HR Ministry
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The public holiday on Sept 9 in conjunction with the birthday of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa...
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Ministry says Sep 9 holiday for Agong's birthday compulsory
The public holiday on Sept 9 in conjunction with the birthday of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Addullah Sultan Ahmad Shah is one of five compulsory holidays for employees, the Human Resources Minis...
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Sept 9 public holiday is compulsory for employees
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 4 — The public holiday on September 9 in conjunction with the birthday of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah is one of five compuls...
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Put off hike in foreign workers’ levy, say SMEs
KUALA LUMPUR: Small and medium enterprises have supported a call to put off the proposed hike in foreign workers’ levy, saying they still need help in lowering the cost of doing business.
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The 1955 ‘Oxford’ Land Rover Series I pit stops in Malaysia – 10k mile drive from Singapore to London
I’m taking my cap off to salute these two men as I type.
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Malaysian Bar wants stricter enforcement against touts employed by law firms
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 — The Malaysian Bar has called for stricter enforcement against touts working for law firms today, saying it is a practice abhorrent to the legal profession and detrimental to p...
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The 'Oxford' rides again
KUALA LUMPUR: In 1955, a team of six Oxford and Cambridge university students armed with two Land Rovers embarked on a 10,000 mile journey on-land from London to Singapore and now, 64 years later, the...
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Undi18: Putrajaya should maintain anti-discrimination provision for job seekers
A Youth activist group has disagreed with Putrajaya's plan to exclude the anti-discrimination provision given to job seekers in its ongoing effort to amend the Employment Act 1955.
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Johor police: We'll take action against those disrespecting flag
JOHOR BARU: Police will take stern action as stipulated under the country’s law against those found disrespecting the Jalur Gemilang, including hanging the Malaysian flag upside down.
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Court fines Myanmar woman RM100 for begging
KUALA LUMPUR: A Myanmar woman was fined RM100 in default 14 days’ jail, by the Ampang Magistrate’s Court here today, for begging in a mosque compound two weeks ago.
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Johor police vow no leniency towards anyone disrespecting the Jalur Gemilang
JOHOR BARU, Aug 21 — Action will be taken against those who intentionally misuse the national flag whether physically or online, Johor police chief Datuk Mohd Kamarudin Md Din said today.
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Employment Act overhaul: Govt keen to consult all stakeholders, says Kula
KUALA LUMPUR: New conditions make it necessary to have a comprehensive revision of the Employment Act 1955 but the needs and interests of all parties must be taken into consideration first, said Human...
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Employment Act to be amended to address workplace issues: Kula Segaran
SHAH ALAM (Aug 7): The Employment Act 1955 will be amended to provide for more effective handling of current workplace issues, said Human Resources Minister M Kula Segaran.
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Employment Act to be amended to address workplace issues – Kula Segaran
SHAH ALAM: The Employment Act 1955 will be amended to provide for more effective handling of current workplace issues, said Human Resources Minister M. Kula Segaran.
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Employment act to be amended to address workplace issues: Kula Segaran
SHAH ALAM: The Employment Act 1955 will be amended to provide for more effective handling of current workplace issues, said Human Resources Minister M. Kula Segaran.
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Ministry waits for Cabinet, AGC nod on Employment Act amendments
SHAH ALAM: The human resources ministry is waiting for approval from the Cabinet and the Attorney-General’s Chambers before tabling the proposed amendments to the Employment Act 1955 at the coming p...
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Yoursay: Do we need to burden our students with khat?
YOURSAY | ‘If there is enough interest, the schools can organise Jawi classes as an extracurricular activity.’ Learning khat will not jeopardise one's faith - experts MYR Png: I totally agree.
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Govt agrees to land insurance security to prevent property fraud
PUTRAJAYA (Aug 3): The Government has agreed in principle to the proposal of land insurance security concept for land transactions, said the Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry.
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Govt agrees to land insurance security to prevent property fraud
PUTRAJAYA: The government has agreed in principle to the proposal of a land insurance security concept for land transactions, according to the Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry.
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Govt agrees to land insurance security to prevent property fraud
PUTRAJAYA (Aug 2): The Government has agreed in principle to the proposal of land insurance security concept for land transactions, said the Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry.
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Study on amendment of Strata Titles Act 1985 and Small Estates (Distribution) Act 1955 at final stage
PUTRAJAYA: The study to amend and enhance the Strata Titles Act 1985 and Small Estates (Distribution) Act 1955 is in the final stage.
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Strata title, Small Estates (Distribution) Acts: Amendment study at final stage
PUTRAJAYA: The study to amend and enhance the Strata Titles Act 1985 and Small Estates (Distribution) Act 1955 is in the final stage.
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Probed for snubbing Agong’s coronation holiday, printing firm now says will give staff day off
KUALA LUMPUR, July 29 — Gan Seng Printing (M) Sdn Bhd will comply with the compulsory public holiday for the installation of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong tomorrow after previously telling employees i...
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HR Ministry investigating company which denied employees an off day for King's installation
PETALING JAYA: The Human Resource Ministry is investigating a company which allegedly refused to give its employees a day off for the public holiday declared for the Yang di-Pertuan Agong's installation on Tuesday (July30).
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Companies refusing to give day off on Agong's coronation to face action
The Department of Labour of Peninsular Malaysia (JTKSM) said companies that refuse to recognise the Yang di-Pertuan Agong's Coronation Day as a public holiday will face action.
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Public holiday also applies to staff in private sector, says ministry
PUTRAJAYA: The public holiday declared by the Federal Government on July 30 in conjunction with the installation of the King also applies as a paid holiday for employees in the private sector, said the Human Resources Ministry.
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Putrajaya declares July 30 national holiday to honour Agong’s coronation
KUALA LUMPUR, July 26 — The Federal Government has declared July 30, 2019 (Tuesday) as an additional public holiday nationwide to honour the coronation of the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan A...
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July 30 public holiday also applies to private-sector employees
PUTRAJAYA: The public holiday on July 30 declared by the federal government in conjunction with the installation of the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong also applies as a paid holiday for employees in the p...
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Human Resources Ministry: King's installation holiday also applies to private sector employees
PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The public holiday on July 30 declared by the Federal Government in conjunction with the installation of the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong is also a paid holiday for employees in the private sector, the Human Resource Ministry announced on Friday (July 26).
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Trade unions call for paid 98-day maternity, 7-day paternity leave
A coalition of 58 trade unions and worker organisations is calling for labour law reforms to include 98 days of paid maternity leave and seven days of paid paternity leave.
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Cabinet to consider process of reemploying foreign workers
PUTRAJAYA (July 22): The proposal to allow foreign workers to be re-employed after the expiry of their work permits without having to return to their home countries, will be brought before the Cabinet...
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Bye, bye, Beetle
PETALING JAYA: The last Beetle will roll off the VW assembly line in Puebla, Mexico, today.
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A late-19th century electric car to be auctioned off in California
SAN JOSE: An exceptional Riker, from the American pioneer of electric cars, will be auctioned by Worldwide Auctioneers on Aug 15, 2019, at the Pacific Grove auction during California's Monterey Classi...
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Di sebalik Dr M ajak ahli Umno sertai PPBM
Ajakan Dr Mahathir Mohamad supaya ahli Umno menyertai PPBM mempunyai asas pada kefahaman beliau ke mana negara ini wajar dibawa pada masa depan.
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NGOs question minister’s commitment to protecting domestic workers
PETALING JAYA: A coalition of NGOs fighting for the rights of domestic workers is pressing Human Resources Minister M Kula Segaran for greater commitment to the development of a standalone Domestic Wo...
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Have a standalone Act to protect domestic workers, says group
PETALING JAYA: A coalition representing domestic workers is urging the Human Resources Ministry to work more urgently towards legislating protection for the group.
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Wall Street looks to earnings after strongest June in decades
NEW YORK: On the heels of the S&P 500's best June performance in more than six decades, investors are anxious to see whether earnings can justify further gains as the largest U.S. companies open their books in the coming weeks.
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Business firms urged to grant three days’ paternity leave
IPOH: Bosses of business firms have been urged to take up a proposal to grant three days’ paternity leave for husbands whose wives have given birth.
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Private sector urged to consider paternity leave for fathers
IPOH: The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry requested private sector employers to give due consideration to the three-day paternity leave for husbands whose wives have given birth.
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Consider paternity leave for fathers, Hannah Yeoh tells private sector
IPOH, June 29 — The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry requested private sector employers to give due consideration to the three-day paternity leave for husbands whose wives have given...
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Global stocks advance to end first half as G20 in focus
NEW YORK, June 29 ― A gauge of global stocks climbed yesterday in advance of a meeting on trade between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, as global equities notched their b...
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Wall Street wraps up its best June in decades as G20 summit convenes
NEW YORK, June 29 ― Wall Street advanced in heavy trading yesterday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow closing the book on their best June in generations, ahead of much-anticipated trade talks between US...
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Wall St. wraps up its best June in decades as G20 convenes, global stocks climb
NEW YORK: Wall Street advanced in heavy trading on Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow closing the book on their best June in generations, ahead of much-anticipated trade talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the G20 summit now underway in Japan.
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A 40-hour work week better for workers
LETTER | Malaysian’s new government has progressively made a few changes for the betterment of the people as well as for the country.
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Factory worker fined RM100 for peeping at woman in toilet
PETALING JAYA (Bernama): A furniture factory worker was fined RM100, in default a one-month jail by the Magistrate’s Court here Monday (June 24), after he was caught peeping at a woman in a toilet.
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Factory worker fined RM100 for peeping on woman in toilet
PETALING JAYA, June 24 — A furniture factory worker was fined RM100 in default one month jail by the Magistrate’s Court here today when he was caught peeping at a woman in a toilet.
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Govt should amend working hours to 40 hours per week — Aisyah Abdul Hadi
KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — Malaysian’s new government had progressively make few changes for the betterment of the people as well as for the country.
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Govt plans 3-day paternity leave for private sector
KUALA LUMPUR: The human resources ministry plans to introduce a three-day paternity leave for the private sector, in response to requests from NGOs and private sector unions, Deputy Minister Mahfuz Om...
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Govt plans to introduce paternity leave for private sector, deputy minister says
KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — The Human Resource Ministry plans to introduce a three-day paternity leave for the private sector, in response to requests from NGOs and private sector unions, Deputy Ministe...
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Rights group launches online petition calling for one-week paternity leave
KUALA LUMPUR, June 16 — In conjunction with Father’s Day today, a public petition was launched by rights group Women’s Aid Organisation (WAO) for Putrajaya to introduce seven days of paternity l...
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Good news for dads as Putrajaya moots three-day paternity leave in private sector
KUALA LUMPUR, June 16 — The Human Resources Ministry has proposed introducing three days’ paternity leave for fathers working in the private sector, to be funded by employers.
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Suspension of Yapeim boss extended by another month
PETALING JAYA: The suspension of the government’s Islamic Economic Development Foundation (Yapeim) director-general Abibullah Samsudin has been extended by another month, its board of trustees said ...
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Johor cops cripple car theft gang, on the hunt for leader 'Alan Boy'
JOHOR BARU - The police are on the hunt for a man in his 30s believed to the leader of a car thief syndicate known as "Geng Alan Boy" that has been active for the past two months here.
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Johor cops cripple car theft gang, on the hunt for leader 'Alan Boy'
JOHOR BARU: The police are on the hunt for a man in his 30s believed to the leader of a car thief syndicate known as "Geng Alan Boy" that has been active for the past two months here.
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Johor cops bust Alan Boy Gang car theft ring
JOHOR BARU, June 12 — The police have crippled the notorious vehicle theft syndicate believed to be behind a spate of car thefts here after a raid at a car storage warehouse in Batu 13, Sungai Tiram...
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Giving workers more money and more days off
KUALA LUMPUR: A cost of living allowance (Cola) of RM300, 98-day maternity leave, seven-day paternity leave, 30-day paid leave to perform the haj and housing allowances based on the cost of living in ...
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MTUC proposes series of labour reforms to benefit workers
PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) has proposed to the government a RM300 cost of living allowance for workers, a housing allowance, as well as 30 days paid leave for Muslim wor...
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MTUC wants respect for workers through labour law reform
A cost of living allowance (Cola) of RM300, 98-day maternity leave, seven-day paternity leave, 30-day paid leave for Muslim workers to perform the haj and housing allowances based on the cities are am...
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MTUC presses Putrajaya on labour law reforms
KUALA LUMPUR, June 9 — Workers rights group the Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) has submitted its proposals to Putrajaya that is currently reviewing key labour laws.
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Lee: Act against those who bring in, sell illegal firecrackers
PETALING JAYA: The Malaysia Crime Prevention Foundation has urged the Government to act against firecracker sellers after children were injured playing firecrackers.
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Ban political ownership of news media, says MTUC
PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Trades Union Congress has urged the government to outlaw political ownership of news media so that employees do not become victims or “political slaves”.
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Perak Labour Dept needs to get to the ground to resolve problems, says Sivanesan
TELUK INTAN, May 9 — The Labour Department (JTK) in Perak has been asked to get to the ground to resolve issues whenever it receives reports from companies facing problems.
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Dr M: PAS was formed because it felt Umno was 'working with infidels'
Prime Minister Dr Mahahir Mohamad has unfurled a stinging attack aimed at the current claims by parties such as Umno and PAS that they are required to defend Islam.
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Govt in the midst of amending labour laws, says Dr M
PUTRAJAYA, May 1 ― The government is in the process of amending several labour laws to ensure that all workers are aware of their rights in line with the increased target of one million workers’ m...
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Prioritise new law on domestic workers, Tenaganita tells govt
PETALING JAYA: A civil society group is pushing for the speedy legislation of a new law specifically to protect the rights of domestic workers, in the wake of a court’s acquittal of a woman previous...
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Tun M: State Constitutions of Johor and Terengganu nullified by Federal...
(April 24): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the State Constitutions of Johore and Terengganu were nullified by the new Constitution which was accepted by all the States of Malaysia.
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Amid Johor tensions, Dr M points to constitution as highest rule of law
KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has taken to explaining the history of the Federal Constitution, in the wake of support from Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia’s Supreme Council membe...
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Amendment to employment act to safeguard workers’ welfare
KUALA LUMPUR: The Human Resources Ministry will amend the Employment Act 1955 to further safeguard the welfare of workers.
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Fire-risk tahfiz centres to be upgraded
PUTRAJAYA: The proposed amendments to the Employment Act 1955 will include regulations to protect domestic workers, said Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran.
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Laws to be amended to enhance protection for domestic workers
PUTRAJAYA: The human resources ministry will tighten the Employment Act 1955 to better protect domestic workers and prevent workplace discrimination, its minister said.
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Minister: Govt plans to amend Employment Act 1995 to protect domestic workers
PUTRAJAYA, 23 April — Human Resource Minister M. Kulasegaran today said that the government has plans to amend the Employment Act 1955 in order to look after the welfare of domestic workers.
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Indonesian jailed for having bullets, knife at KLIA2
SEPANG: An Indonesian construction worker was sentenced to four months’ jail for being in possession of a bullet, two bullet shells and a folding knife at the KLIA2.
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Indonesian jailed for illegal possession of bullet, knife at klia2
SEPANG: An Indonesian construction worker was sentenced to four months’ jail by the magistrate’s court here today for being in possession of a bullet, two bullet shells and a folding knife at the ...
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Menjelang ulang tahun penubuhan Umno dan kekalahan BN pada 9 Mei
Pilihan raya kecil Parlimen Sandakan akan diadakan 11 Mei ini.
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After visiting MIC, Hadi tells of a Hindu's role in PAS' registration
In an unprecedented move, PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang visited the MIC headquarters in Kuala Lumpur last month, where he was received with a flower garland by the BN component party's president SA V...
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