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Migrant worker dragnet unsettles Malaysia's firms

Malaysian enforcement officers leading away foreign workers without valid travel documents or work permits during a raid at a mall in Penang. More than 2,000 migrants have already been picked up.

Kuala Lumpur

A CRACKDOWN on illegal migrant labour in Malaysia which began on Saturday is disrupting operations particularly in construction and agriculture where many have fled underground, business groups say.

Immigration officers began operations to flush out and detain illegal...