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Nation 17 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

Court of Appeal to rule on refugee’s case

The Court of Appeal will rule on whether an asylum-seeker can be subjected to prosecution and punishment under the Immigration Act.

World 23 May 2006 | 12:00 AM

U.N. sees more Myanmar refugees fleeing to Thailand

GENEVA (Reuters) - About 400 refugees from Myanmar crossed into Thailand last week and many more could follow as the military targets the Karen ethnic minority, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday.

Nation 02 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM

Suspect leads police to corpse

A man who was picked up following a missing person report led police to the remains of a woman in Peramu on Monday.

Nation 15 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM

Safer at camp than at home

LITTLE Maria Da Costa fans the fire of a makeshift stove as she cooks rice for her family.

Community 16 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM

UNHCR to organise Refugee Day carnival

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is organising a refugee carnival at its premises in Jalan Bukit Petaling in Kuala Lumpur.

Nation 18 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM

Agencies in bid to rush aid

Humanitarian agencies are trying to rush aid to Dili, the beleaguered capital of Timor Leste, where over 100,000 people living in camps after fleeing their homes are facing food and water shortages.

Nation 20 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM

Keeping their hopes alive

Today may have no special significance to most Malaysians, but for 45,000 refugees living here, World Refugees Day is a salutation of the indomitable spirit and courage of refugees.

Community 04 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

Shedding light on refugees

AT A glance, the photos on display at The Photographer's Gallery Starhill may seem like usual images depicting lives of everyday people.

Community 22 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

Isle of refuge and hope

MANY young Malaysians may not have heard of Pulau Bidong but the 260ha island off the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia holds a unique history.

World 27 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

End to fighting vital to Lebanon aid -- UNHCR

COLOMBO (Reuters) - The United Nations has very limited access to deliver aid to Lebanon, and a halt to fighting is crucial to tackling a dramatic humanitarian problem, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres said on Thursday.