#Malaysia

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

    Desperate Rohingya Refugees Are Turning to Traffickers, UN Warns

    July 19, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    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
    Health

    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

  • Article: Judi Dench Adopts 3 Orangutans in Campaign to Save Rainforest From Palm Oil Destruction
    Environment

    Judi Dench Adopts 3 Orangutans in Campaign to Save Rainforest From Palm Oil Destruction

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 25, 2019

    Dame Judi’s starring in a new documentary that’s about to air in the UK. Read more

  • Article: Britain Defends Its Plastics Policy as Malaysia Returns 3,000 Tonnes of 'Contaminated' Recycling
    Environment

    Britain Defends Its Plastics Policy as Malaysia Returns 3,000 Tonnes of 'Contaminated' Recycling

    By James Hitchings-Hales|May 29, 2019

    Malaysia doesn’t want to be a “dumping ground” for other countries’ rubbish. Read more

  • Article: Malaysia Wants to Return Plastic Waste to the Foreign Countries It Came From
    Environment

    Malaysia Wants to Return Plastic Waste to the Foreign Countries It Came From

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 28, 2019

    Foreign countries have sent thousands of tons of waste to Malaysia. Read more

  • Article: Malaysia Just Elected Its First Female Top Judge
    Girls & Women

    Malaysia Just Elected Its First Female Top Judge

    May 3, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Women rights groups hope to tackle low conviction rates in domestic violence and rape cases. Read more

  • Article: Imported Plastic Waste Is Destroying Asia's Crops and Health
    Health

    Imported Plastic Waste Is Destroying Asia's Crops and Health

    April 23, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Much of the world's plastic waste is shipped to Asia and illegally dumped. Read more

  • Article: Malaysia Is on Track to Eliminate Malaria 10 Years Ahead of Schedule
    Health

    Malaysia Is on Track to Eliminate Malaria 10 Years Ahead of Schedule

    By Madeleine Keck|April 8, 2019

    “Malaysia’s success serves as a beacon for the region.” Read more