Malaysia has not yet received a draft agreement aimed at protecting Cambodian migrant domestic workers from abuse, but the government is pressing Cambodia to lift its two-year moratorium on sending maids, a Malaysian official said Wednesday. In October 2011, Prime Minister Hun Sen imposed a ban on sending domestic workers to Malaysia following recurring reports of serious abuse and exploitation of female Cambodian workers by their Malaysian employers and unscrupulous Cambodian recruitment agencies. On Monday, Malaysian Home Min*ister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi told state news agency Bernama that Cambodia will start sending 1,000 women a month as soon as
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