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YOURSAY | Abuses of domestic workers have come home to roost

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Malaysiakini (English)

YOURSAY | ‘I am glad Indonesia, Bangladesh are teaching us how to take care of one’s own citizens.’ Indonesia to phase out sending domestic workers, says envoy Indonesian envoy: Household must earn above RM7k to hire domestic worker Dr Raman Letchumanan: “And the Malaysia-Indonesia MOU (memorandum of understanding) is by far the most progressive domestic worker rights document we have successfully undertaken with another country,” said Indonesia’s ambassador to Malaysia, Hermono. Of course, Malaysian ministers and policymakers are easy to bully or ‘kowtim’. They will give in to any demands bec…

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