KATHMANDU, Feb 11: As many as 53 Malaysian companies have been barred from hiring Nepali workers due to their 'dismal track record', according to the Department of Foreign Employment (DoFE). The companies in question were among 67 companies in Malaysia and the Gulf region blacklisted by the DoFE in the recent weeks acting upon tip offs of Nepal's missions, rights organizations and complaints of Nepalis working there.

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Friday filed corruption cases against 25 officials of the Department of Foreign Employment on the charge of sending women to Gulf countries by forging documents upon the request of recruiting agencies.