Produced by: Loo Juosie, Kelvin Yee, Azlyna Mohd Noor
Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan
COVID-19 has complicated migration, with a pause being put on migrant labour flows, and concerns about how this could worsen the problem of human trafficking. First, we find out how the pandemic has affected migration trends in the region. Then, we discuss Malaysia’s downgrade to Tier 3 in the US State Department’s Trafficking in Persons report, and how this affects businesses. And finally, we hear what it’s like for migrants here in our country.