#Malaysia

  • 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

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

    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

    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

    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

    Malaysia Just Elected Its First Female Top Judge

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 3, 2019

    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

    Imported Plastic Waste Is Destroying Asia's Crops and Health

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|April 23, 2019

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