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KL shelves plan to recruit 1.5m Bangladeshis

Bangladeshi workers waiting to be picked up by their agents and employers at the Immigration holding area at KL International Airport.

Kuala Lumpur

TALK about an abrupt policy U-turn.

On Friday, just a day after the Malaysian and Bangladeshi governments inked an agreement under which Malaysia would recruit 1.5 million Bangladeshis for work over three years, Putrajaya inexplicably suspended the import of all...