Myanmar Unsure of Sending Workers to Malaysia

The Myanmar government has not given a deadline for sending workers to Malaysia although the worker ban has been lifted for more than 6 months, according to officials of the Ministry of Labour and Foreign Affairs. “We have been waiting for a comment from the foreign affairs ministry. Whether or not the workers should be […]

Fishermen compensated for years of unpaid work

After a long fight, a handful of Myanmar fishermen yesterday received compensation for their work on fishing trawlers plying remote Indonesian waters. Out of the 105 fishermen repatriated to Myanmar on September 6, 65 were sent reimbursements yesterday, according to the Myanmar embassy in Jakarta. “We are discussing with the fishery companies to get compensation […]