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Viewpoints 23 Nov 2015 | 6:46 AM

'The Scotland I know will welcome Syrian refugees'

The first group of Syrians has arrived in Britain under the country’s agreement to accept 1,000 refugees before Christmas.

Environment 05 Feb 2018 | 8:00 AM

Climate change refugees will become an ever more serious problem

Climate change refugees will become an ever more serious problem be it expanding deserts, rising sea levels, more intense hurricanes or bigger floods.

Travel 27 Jun 2015 | 6:45 AM

Quick, run! Help refugees and quake victims

Mercy Malaysia is raising funds to help Rohingya and Bangladeshi refugees and Nepal quake victims with a fun run.

Nation 15 Sep 2013 | 12:00 AM

Getting refugees to fill labour needs

Plans are underway for the Home Affairs Ministry to make work legal for refugees and asylum seekers in Malaysia.

Nation 29 Oct 2018 | 12:00 AM

Give refugees right to work, govt urged

KUALA LUMPUR: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) representative for Malaysia Richard Towle has called on the government to give refugees the right to work in the country, saying it would “make a huge difference” in their lives.

Nation 27 Nov 2015 | 7:52 AM

Suhakam urges Malaysia to recognise rights of refugees

KUALA LUMPUR: The lack of a proper system to govern refugees has allowed human rights abuses against refugees to take place, said the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam).

AseanPlus News 09 Jul 2017 | 12:00 AM

Thai activists seek better deal for refugees

Bangkok: Even as Thailand promised to continue providing protection to more than 102,000 refugees in the country, human rights activists and advocates urged the Thai government to live up to that commitment, including ending detentions and the forcible return of refugees.

Nation 26 May 2016 | 7:37 AM

MEF: Don't hire refugees until legal framework in place

PETALING JAYA: Employers should not hire refugees until the proper legal framework is put in place by the Government, said Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan.

Nation 18 Jun 2013 | 7:30 AM

UNHCR: Only 10pc of refugees in Malaysia resettled last year

PETALING JAYA: The process to resettle refugees takes years given their huge numbers and limited places for resettlement, said United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) spokesperson Yante Ismail.

Living 30 Sep 2015 | 7:00 AM

Not France, say refugees

Word has spread that going to France means months without a roof over your head and dealing with disobliging civil servants who don’t speak English.