malaysia

July 21, 2022
July 21, 2022

Tash Aw's 'We, the Survivors' explores the human cost of progress

More than 4,000 wealthy Bangladeshis have invested in Malaysia’s expensive 10-year-residency visa programme. We, the Survivors deserves to be widely read in Bangladesh.

May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022

33 Rohingyas en route to Malaysia rescued from Bay of Bengal

Bangladesh Navy rescued 33 Rohingyas, including children, from the Bay of Bengal near St Martin's Island while they were heading to Malaysia.

August 22, 2020
August 22, 2020

3 Bangladeshis with ‘no travel document, fake work permits’ held in Malaysia

Three Bangladeshi men, allegedly with no travel documents, and a female private taxi driver are arrested at a roadblock in Jalan Napoh, Changlun, near Jitra in Malaysia.

August 30, 2019
August 30, 2019

Malaysia for stronger bilateral ties with Bangladesh

Malaysia’s acting high commissioner to Bangladesh has said his country, which is already enjoying a strong bilateral relation with Bangladesh, wants to further improve it through trade and tourism as the Southeast Asian country strives to become a high-income country while Bangladesh moves towards becoming a middle-income nation.

May 16, 2019
May 16, 2019

Teen suicide brings social media into focus

Malaysians and the rest of the world were shocked by the story of a teenage girl who is said to have taken her own life after a poll she ran on Instagram encouraged her to do so.

February 16, 2019
February 16, 2019

Saudi crown prince postpones Malaysia trip

The pending working visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to Malaysia has been postponed one day before he was due to arrive, Foreign Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Abdullah confirms.

February 15, 2019
February 15, 2019

Two Bangladeshis killed in Malaysia

Malaysian police have shot dead two Bangladeshis, suspected members of a kidnapping ring responsible for capturing at least 13 Bangladeshi migrants there, while rescuing a victim during a raid outside Kuala Lumpur.

January 31, 2019
January 31, 2019

Malaysian firm to be sued for not paying Bangladeshi workers

The Malaysian government initiated legal action against WRP Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd to court for withholding the salaries of its workers from Bangladesh and Nepal.

January 10, 2019
January 10, 2019

We need to spell out what is insulting to royalty: Dr Mahathir

Malaysia must properly define what statements are considered insulting to the royal institution, says the country's Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

December 10, 2018
December 10, 2018

Abuse of Bangladeshi Workers: Malaysian rights bodies for probe

Malaysian Labour rights organisations called for an urgent investigation into allegations of abusing workers from Bangladesh, Nepal and Myanmar against Top Glove.