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Nation 03 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

Desperate to get out of Malaysia

Two women hid in a car boot while a man tried to cover himself with cardboard boxes and a jacket in the car's back seat - they had wanted to escape I>Ops Tegas/I>, now in its second day.

Lifestyle 27 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

UN volunteer undaunted by dangers in foreign lands

As a United Nations volunteer working for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in Malaysia, and wife of a UNHCR officer, Maheswari Balan has lived in seven different countries. JOANNE NAYAGAM has the story.

Nation 24 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Help solve stateless problem, governments told

Foreign governments and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) should be more responsible in finding a solution to the plight of stateless people living in Malaysia, said Suhakam.

Letters 06 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Stateless children in limbo

Stateless children are citizens of nowhere. Numbering tens of thousands in Sabah, they can neither claim citizenship nor plead asylum, writes SUHAINI AZNAM.

Nation 29 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

3 cops nabbed for extortion

Three policemen who were caught extorting and robbing a foreigner in the city centre have been suspended.

Lifestyle 13 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Jungle people in hiding in Cambodia

After 25 years of hiding in the jungles, a band of Cambodians finally emerge to find that the Vietnam War is over, EK MADRA reports.

Nation 02 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Mobile teams a success, says UNHCR

The mobile teams implemented by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) last month to register refugees in the country have been a success.

Nation 25 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

UNHCR urges Government to release refugees

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is appealing to the Government to release 22 Rohingyas and 15 vulnerable refugees who are being held in detention centres so that they can be resettled in other countries.

Nation 31 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Government stance on DRB-Hicom

Oct 24 to Oct 30: Compiled by WOMG LI ZA

Nation 30 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Government to recognise UN cards issued to Rohingyas

The Government has decided to recognise the identity cards issued to Myanmar Muslims or Rohingyas by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Mohd Nazri Abdul Aziz said yesterday.