#Malaysia

  • Article: Hundreds of Rohingya Refugees Stranded at Sea Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

    Hundreds of Rohingya Refugees Stranded at Sea Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

    By Joe McCarthy|May 4, 2020

    One boat has been sent to an uninhabited island off the coast of Bangladesh. Read more

  • Article: Malaysia Records Zero Domestic Malaria Cases For the Second Year in a Row

    Malaysia Records Zero Domestic Malaria Cases For the Second Year in a Row

    By Madeleine Keck|April 29, 2020

    The deadly mosquito-borne disease is on its way out. Read more

  • Article: At Least 15 Rohingya Drowned After Leaving a Refugee Camp in Bangladesh

    At Least 15 Rohingya Drowned After Leaving a Refugee Camp in Bangladesh

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 11, 2020

    The Bangladesh coast guard managed to rescue 73 people and is searching for the rest. Read more

  • Article: Malaysia Just Sent Tons of Plastic Waste Back to Rich Countries

    Malaysia Just Sent Tons of Plastic Waste Back to Rich Countries

    By Brandon Wiggins|Jan. 23, 2020

    Malaysia refuses to be “the garbage bin” of the world. Read more

  • Article: Polio Discovered in Malaysia for the First Time in 27 Years

    Polio Discovered in Malaysia for the First Time in 27 Years

    By Madeleine Keck|Dec. 15, 2019

    Malaysia’s last polio case was recorded in 1992 and the nation was declared polio-free in 2000. Read more

  • Article: Sumatran Rhinos Are Now Extinct in Malaysia After Death of Last Living Female

    Sumatran Rhinos Are Now Extinct in Malaysia After Death of Last Living Female

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Madeleine Keck|Nov. 26, 2019

    The critically endangered animals are one step closer to extinction. Read more

  • Article: Desperate Rohingya Refugees Are Turning to Traffickers, UN Warns

    Desperate Rohingya Refugees Are Turning to Traffickers, UN Warns

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 19, 2019

    Thai police have reported a rise in trafficking from Myanmar to Malaysia this year. Read more

  • Article: Over 400 Schools in This Malaysian Town Have Closed Due to Toxic Air Pollution

    Over 400 Schools in This Malaysian Town Have Closed Due to Toxic Air Pollution

    By Madeleine Keck|June 27, 2019

    Schools in the region have now been forced to close twice in three months. Read more