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Nation 07 Dec 2014 | 7:22 PM

Police: 15 Myanmars under murder investigations hold UNHCR cards

BUKIT MERTAJAM: Fifteen out of 17 Myanmar men detained in the last two weeks to assist investigations into several murders and dismembering of their countrymen in Penang are United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) cardholders, said police.

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.

Nation 18 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

UNHCR hopes Malaysia will ratify Geneva convention

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) hopes that Malaysia will ratify the 1951 Geneva Convention pertaining to the status of asylum-seekers to deal more effectively with issues related to refugees here.

Nation 15 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM

97,000 refugees and asylum-seekers registered with UNHCR

KUALA LUMPUR: About 97,000 refugees and asylum-seekers are registered with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Malaysia till January this year, which is more than half of the country's Orang Asli (indigenous people) population of 149,000.

Nation 20 Jun 2019 | 1:15 AM

Number of refugees worldwide highest in 70 years, says UNHCR

PETALING JAYA: Over 70 million people fled war, persecution and conflict in 2018, the highest level seen in almost 70 years, says the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

World 11 Dec 2018 | 8:57 PM

250,000 Syrian refugees could return home next year - UNHCR

GENEVA (Reuters) - Up to a 250,000 Syrian refugees could return to their devastated homeland in 2019, while many others face problems with documentation and property that the Damascus government must help resolve, the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said on Tuesday.

World 02 Apr 2018 | 7:05 PM

UNHCR concerned over safety of 56 Rohingya refugees in stormy seas

DHAKA (Reuters) - The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Monday it was concerned about the safety of 56 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar on a boat bound for Malaysia in stormy seas.

Nation 14 May 2017 | 12:00 AM

Count on for refugees with UNHCR cards

JOHOR BARU: The Home Ministry will conduct an exercise to determine the exact number of refugees in Malaysia who hold cards issued by the United Nations High Commis­sioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

Nation 21 Jun 2016 | 4:12 AM

UNHCR’s new refugee card has holograms, bar codes

KUALA LUMPUR: A new identity card issued by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) can be verified with a smartphone.

Nation 20 Jun 2016 | 4:37 AM

UNHCR Malaysia to launch new identity card to prevent fraud

KUALA LUMPUR: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Malaysia will be launching a new refugee identity card with enhanced security features on Tuesday.