#Malaysia

  • 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

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

    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

  • Article: Illegal Plastic-Burning Factories Fill Town With Toxic Fumes, Forcing Malaysia to Act

    Illegal Plastic-Burning Factories Fill Town With Toxic Fumes, Forcing Malaysia to Act

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 13, 2019

    "I couldn't sleep at night because it was so smelly. I became like a zombie, I was so tired.” Read more

  • Article: Yet Another Malaysian Teen Married Off to Man Nearly Three Times Her Age

    Yet Another Malaysian Teen Married Off to Man Nearly Three Times Her Age

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 20, 2018

    Her father said he was driven by poverty to marry the 15-year-old off. Read more

  • Article: Two Malaysian Women Publicly Whipped With Canes for Same-Sex Relationship

    Two Malaysian Women Publicly Whipped With Canes for Same-Sex Relationship

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 4, 2018

    Politicians and advocates won’t tolerate the country’s strict homosexuality laws. Read more

  • Article: 11-Year-Old Child Bride, Forced to Marry 41-Year-OId Malaysian Man, Returns to Thailand

    11-Year-Old Child Bride, Forced to Marry 41-Year-OId Malaysian Man, Returns to Thailand

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 16, 2018

    The 41-year-old husband was fined, but authorities have yet to press charges. Read more