PUTRAJAYA, 20 August 2016 - Malaysian government want to set up a special task force with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to look into and settle complicated migrant issues, including those related to the issuance of refugee cards.
03 August 2016 -- Burma's Foreign Minister, Aung San Suu Kyi was identified as among nine high ranking Southeast Asia politicians and officials targeted by Islamic State (IS) after police stations in Malaysia received a threatening mail allegedly sent by a terrorist group based in Iraq and Syria.
PUTRAJAYA, 20 July 2016 -- Malaysia has ordered the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to stop issuing identity cards to 'walk-in refugees' from their office as the government want to take part in identifying genuine asylum seekers.
KUALA LUMPUR, 20 June 2016 - Refugees in Malaysia are going to contribute RM152 million (US$37.4 million) annually to the country's economy if they are allowed to work legally, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
KUALA LUMPR, 08 June 2016 - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and a Malaysian insurance company have launched insurance schemes for refugees in Malaysia, offering minimal financial protection from accidents and medication needs at an affordable cost.
KUALA LUMPUR, 25 January 2016 -- Burmese nationals in Kuala Lumpur, especially Selayang, are living in fear after news on possible attacks from local thugs and large scale operations by police have been circulated through social and printed media.