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Nation 03 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

Boss goes extra mile for workers

A Malaysian employer valued one of his Indonesian illegal workers so much that he travelled with him on a ferry from Malacca to Dumai and put him up at the best hotel in town.

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.

Nation 03 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

Foreign workers dept relocated

The foreign workers and maids division of the Immigration Department will be moved from Block K, Pusat Bandar Damansara to Putrajaya.

Nation 04 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

Illegal immigrants: None will be spared from Ops Tegas

No category of illegal immigrant will be spared from the ongoing I>Ops Tegas/I>, including those with letters issued by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

AseanPlus News 25 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

UNHCR leaving tsunami-hit Aceh

The UN's refugee agency said yesterday it would complete a full withdrawal from the tsunami-hit Aceh province by the weekend as new restrictions on aid groups began to take effect.

Nation 31 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

Government urged to close refugee camps

THE refugee camps set up by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in Sabah during the 1970s have outlived the reason for their existence and should be closed immediately.

Education 17 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Dynamic mag

HELP University College's (HELP) American Degree Programme (ADP) department recently organised its third school magazine workshop for students in the Klang Valley.

AseanPlus News 24 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Senators: Stop the relocation

A group of Thai senators has called on the government to stop relocating hundreds of Myanmar political dissidents to 'concentration camps' along the Myanmar border, which suffer from disease outbreaks and a lack of water.

AseanPlus News 11 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Bracing for a new life in Finland

Hving Prang holds his head in his calloused farmer's hands, staring wide-eyed at television images of snowbanks as tall as men, skiers crossing frozen lakes and schoolchildren bundled in their parkas.

Nation 16 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

MTUC against UNHRC proposal to hire refugees

THE MTUC is strongly against a proposal by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to offer employment to the 50,000 refugees residing in Malaysia.