KUALA LUMPUR: Thirty-five women of various nationalities, believed to be victims of human trafficking, were rescued by the police during raids conducted at three massage centres at Platinum Walk, Setapak here last Thursday.Read More
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ALOR SETAR: Border authorities in the northern states are on the alert for any illegal crossings by Rohingya fleeing Myanmar in the wake of that country's general election.
Thousands of Rohingya, a Muslim minority, have already fled because they are not recognised as citizens and are being persecuted in the majority Buddhist country.Read More
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia and Thailand are to discuss cooperation in trade and investment as well as prevention of human trafficking and security along the border areas.
The discussions will be held at the 13th Joint Commission (JCM) for Bilateral Cooperation and fourth Joint Development Strategy (JDS) for Border Areas ministerial meetings between the two countries here on tomorrow a Read More
KUALA LUMPUR: Traders and business owners may have been collectively conned of RM300,000 by a man masquerading as a foreign workers agent, identified as Danny Sim.
Steel works factory owner Soh Kok Guan said it is unknown how many businesses were cheated by the conman as many have refused to come forward, but he estimated the monetary value by adding up the amount Read More
ALOR SETAR: The Kedah Immigration Department rounded up 79 illegal immigrants for various offences at a mall here.
Ops Bersepadu was carried out by 34 personnel from the department who were assisted by officers from the Alor Setar City Council.
Department director Mohamad Yusri Hashim said illegal workers were picked up at eateries, clothing retail outlets, as well as Read More
UNITED NATIONS, New York: Malaysia will open its doors to 3,000 Syrian migrants over the next three years to help alleviate the refugee crisis, Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Thursday (Oct 1) at the United Nations General Assembly.
Mr Najib said Muslim countries were partly responsible for ensuring the well-being of the marginalised Syrians fleeing their country Read More