Items filtered by date: June 2016

Malaysian govt urged to allow refugees to work legally

KUALA LUMPUR, 20 June 2016 - Refugees in Malaysia are going to contribute RM152 million (US$37.4 million) annually to the country's economy if they are allowed to work legally, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

Insurance launched for refugees in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPR, 08 June 2016 - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and a Malaysian insurance company have launched insurance schemes for refugees in Malaysia, offering minimal financial protection from accidents and medication needs at an affordable cost.
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