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Working On Malaysia's Foreign Labour Conundrum

Adrian Pereira, Executive Director, North South Initiative

18-Jan-24 07:45

Working On Malaysia's Foreign Labour Conundrum

Malaysia has imposed a freeze on new foreign worker recruitment, affecting labour-intensive industries grappling with manpower shortages, despite there currently being 2 million migrant workers distributed across five sectors. Adrian Pereira, Executive Director at the North South Initiative talks to us about how he thinks the country can address these issues.

Image credit: Shutterstock.com

Produced by: Tun Hizami Hashim

Presented by: Shazana Mokhtar, Wong Shou Ning, Keith Kam


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Categories:  economygovernment

Tags:  malaysia labour marketmigrant workers protectionforeign labour





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