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Community 09 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

Refugee kids treated to some festive fun

A GROUP of refugee children, living temporarily in Malaysia under the UNHCR banner, had a wonderful time at Zac & Zibbo Kids Gym, Asia’s first specialised children’s gym in Citta Mall, Subang.

Community 17 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

Act quickly to resettle refugees

GEORGE TOWN: The Home Ministry wants the resettlement process of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) cardholders to a third country to be expedited.

Focus 08 May 2015 | 12:00 AM

Volunteers go all out to teach underprivileged kids

As night falls upon Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, the place is finally getting a much-needed dose of calm and quiet.

Focus 19 May 2015 | 12:00 AM

Suffering in silence

IF LIVING in the city has become too costly for Malaysians, refugees are even more hard hit, especially with the hike in the cost of living following the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Focus 19 May 2015 | 12:00 AM

UNHCR: Allow refugees to work legally

THE Government has been urged to extend greater protection to refugees in Malaysia who face a high risk of exploitation.

Focus 08 Jun 2015 | 12:00 AM

Stuck in adoption limbo

Red tape hampers 16 families bid to adopt stateless children.

Community 23 Nov 2015 | 12:00 AM

A new generation comes out to beg

EXCLUSIVE: Children seeking alms along Klang’s busy roads are from refugee families who have been begging for almost half a century.

Community 24 Nov 2015 | 12:00 AM

Welfare Dept: Most beggars and children resume begging on streets after being released

A MAJORITY of the foreigners caught by the authorities for begging, will return to their old habit after laying off temporarily.

Community 27 Nov 2015 | 12:00 AM

UNCHR: Children begging to support refugee family

LACK of access to a formal education and because their parents are not allowed to work in the country due to their refugee status, has led to Rohingya children begging for money to survive.

Community 14 Jan 2016 | 12:00 AM

NGO launches online site

DEVELOPMENT of Human Resources in Rural Areas (DHRRA), a non-governmental organisation (NGO) involved in community development projects since 2003, has initiated another programme to reach out to the grassroots.