BERITA SAWIT 2021

2021



MPOA chairman Datuk Lee Yeow Chor said the Malaysian oil palm industry had a long history dating back to European management days which value and respect labour rights. — Picture by Hari Anggara


KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 15 — The Malaysian Palm Oil Association (MPOA) has launched a charter that affirms the commitment of its members to respect labour rights, adopt responsible recruitment practices and provide good working and living conditions for workers.


Deputy Minister I Datuk Seri Wee Jeck Seng said, based on discussions with the Indonesian government recently, the ministry found that the republic is still considering sending its migrant workers to Malaysia even though it had previously agreed to do so. — Picture by Shafwan Zaidon

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 — Malaysia is now awaiting consideration from source countries, namely Indonesia, in relation to the mechanism to bring in foreign workers for the oil palm plantation sector, said the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities (MPIC).

Deputy Minister I Datuk Seri Wee Jeck Seng said, based on discussions with the Indonesian government recently, the ministry found that the republic is still considering sending its migrant workers to Malaysia even though it had previously agreed to do so.