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Immigration ready to run 'online direct hiring' for maids

Alyaa Alhadjri  |  Published:  |  Modified:

With four days to go to the new year, the Immigration Department has expressed readiness to implement the new online direct hiring system for domestic helpers, as announced by Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak in Budget 2018.

According to Immigration director (foreign workers) Khairul Khar Yahya, potential employers would have two options to directly hire their domestic workers from approved source countries through the online system to be launched on Jan 1.

“In order for us to implement this online system, the potential domestic worker must already be in Malaysia,” said Khairul in an interview with Nasionalfm radio this morning, which was also aired live on its Facebook page...

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