Large number of Bangladesh workers in Malaysia

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Nearly 1.5 million people from Bangladesh are working legally, and illegally, in Malaysia. CCTV’s Rian Maelzer filed this report from Kuala Lumpur. 
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Asia migrant crisis peaks

Asia migrant crisis peaks

Nearly 1.5 million Bangladeshis work legally - and illegally -- in Malaysia, the second biggest group foreign labor behind Indonesians. But reports that many Bangladeshis were on the boats carrying Rohingya refugees that landed on the shores of Malaysia and Indonesia in the past couple of weeks has come as a surprise. CCTV's Rian Maelzer filed this report from Kuala Lumpur.