The government of Malaysia deported today 2,500 Indonesian nationals found to be working illegally in the country. The group boarded an Indonesian Navy ship to travel home under a military escort. Another similar operation involving some 700 foreign nationals is expected later this week.
Up to 1,000,000 foreign workers are currently employed in Malaysia. The crackdown against undocumented foreigners has been undertaken to free more jobs for Malaysians.
Henry L. Marconi Pravda.Ru Sydney
Presidential candidate Ksenia Sobchak, who was accredited for the press conference by Vladimir Putin from Dozhd (Rain) television channel, asked Putin about competition at the coming election
On December 14, President Putin holds his annual Q&A session with Russian and foreign journalists. This conference is considered to be the beginning of his presidential campaign