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Nation 07 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Seek community leaders’ views, first

A Thai senator has urged his government to seek the views of local community leaders and village representatives before launching offensives against suspected militants in the southern provinces.

Nation 07 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

UNHCR meets displaced Thais

A delegation from the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) office in Kuala Lumpur has met the 131 Thai Muslims who sought temporary shelter here.

Nation 05 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

UNHCR to interview Thai Muslims detained in Malaysia

The U.N. refugee agency said Monday its officers will interview 131 Thai Muslims detained in Malaysia last week after they entered the country illegally to flee violence in southern Thailand.

Nation 27 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

UNHCR to assess refugee problem

Officials of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) will be here next month to get more feedback on the long-standing Filipino refugee problem in Sabah.

World 26 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Iraqis denounce British plans to send them home

LONDON (Reuters) - Failed Iraqi asylum seekers accused the British government of recklessness on Friday for threatening to send them back to their homeland despite its admission that the country is dangerous.

Education 14 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

The art of war

In conjunction with Geneva Conventions Day and International Youth Day, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Kuala Lumpur Regional Delegation organised the first I>Humanity in War/Iart design competition in Malaysia.

Nation 10 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Maid agencies can still charge same rates

Maid agencies can continue to charge employers the market rates for service fees pending the completion of a study on the implications of the recently announced RM2,500 cap.

Letters 31 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Portraying the pain in pictures

The United Nations Refugee agency, UNHCR, has collaborated with photographer Bernice Chauly to show the images and tell stories of refugees in Malaysia in a photography installation titled 'Face to Face', reports IVY SOON.

Lifestyle 22 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Growing number of celebrities involved in charitable deeds

A growing number of stars are involving themselves in charitable deeds today, using their celebrity appeal to draw attention where it is truly needed.

Nation 07 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

UNHCR lauds labour policy

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is ready to help the Government implement its move to absorb refugees into the foreign labour workforce.