Bangladeshis in Malaysia: Worries grow

Expatriate workers, including Bangladeshis, in Malaysia are facing concerns over their jobs and income after the country declared a nationwide state of emergency until August 1 to combat the rising COVID-19 cases with the daily case number recently crossing the 3,000-mark

Jan 16, 2021
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Expatriate workers, including Bangladeshis, in Malaysia are facing concerns over their jobs and income after the country declared a nationwide state of emergency until August 1 to combat the rising COVID-19 cases with the daily case number recently crossing the 3,000-mark.

Migrants and rights activists said many foreign workers either lost their jobs or had their wages slashed amid the pandemic since February last year when a lot of businesses faced closure or downsizing.

With some businesses reopening in June, the economy began recovering. But the country saw another wave of COVID-19 late last year, prompting Malaysian King Al-Sultan Abdullah to declare a state of emergency on Wednesday.


https://www.thedailystar.net/backpage/news/bangladeshis-malaysia-worries-grow-kl-declares-emergency-2028513

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