Malaysia and Mexico

Insight, wit and analysis from BBC correspondents around the world, presented by Pascale Harter. In this edition:

MIGRANTS IN MALAYSIA
Migrant workers are shaping the world - and they're not always bound for the countries you might think.

Anywhere where there's economic growth, there are likely to be people drawn to new jobs - and migration flows within Asia are making that phenomenon clearer.

In Malaysia, millions of illegal immigrants, mostly from Indonesia and Bangladesh, have got used to going without decent pay, and in some cases even their liberty.

The government did offer an amnesty and work visas for those who came forward. But now the grace period has expired and police officers have been deployed to go after those who didn't register.

Jennifer Pak was given rare access to go on patrol with one unit in Selangor state.

AN EGGSCRUTIATING SHORTAGE
Huevos rancheros, huevos divorciados, chilaquiles verdes con huevo, chilaquiles rojos con huevo, rajas con huevo, nopales con huevo and huevos a la mexicana.

And that's just for breakfast.

Egg dishes are one of the many glories of the Mexican table. But there's a problem.

As President Felipe Calderon nears the end of his six-year term in office, an emergency has struck households across the country – including the home of our correspondent Will Grant. Where did all the hens' eggs go?

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Fri 21 Sep 2012 03:50 GMT
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