Kula Segaran defends deal to send skilled workers to Japan, says will better protect M'sians

Malaysia's plans to send over semi-skilled workers to Japan to meet the latter's acute labour shortage will benefit Malaysia and its people, says Human Resources Minister M Kula Segaran.

In a statement today, the minister said the memorandum of cooperation (MoC) is still being drafted and not finalised at this moment, with more details to be revealed when signed, but stressed that the agreement will help protect and monitor Malaysians seeking job opportunities in Japan.