Stories By Melissa Goh
129 May 2015 Fri
A Malaysian navy commander involved in the operation to search and rescue migrants has said that so far not a single migrant boat has been detected in its waters off Langkawi, though a suspected migrant vessel was spotted in Thai waters.
227 May 2015 Wed
One day after Malaysian police announced the discovery of 139 grave sites in 28 detention camps deep in the jungles of Perlis near the Thai border, villagers have expressed shock and disgust at the atrocities committed.
326 May 2015 Tue
Channel NewsAsia's Melissa Goh recounts her experience at one of the 28 abandoned detention camps for human trafficking victims near the Malaysia-Thailand border where 139 graves were found.
426 May 2015 Tue
Former UN special envoy for Myanmar Razali Ismail has blamed Malaysian officials for fuelling the migrant crisis in South East Asia and called for an end to the transnational crime.
525 May 2015 Mon
Malaysia's police chief has disclosed that 139 graves believed to contain the remains of migrants were found near the country's border with Thailand, and bodies were being exhumed.
622 May 2015 Fri
Malaysians are protesting outside the Myanmar Embassy in Kuala Lumpur in bid to pile pressure on the Myanmar government to help the Rohingyas.
721 May 2015 Thu
Protesters say that as a Muslim-majority country, Malaysia should do more to ease the plight of Rohingya Muslims.
819 May 2015 Tue
The arrival of Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants on the island of Langkawi, located off the northwestern coast of Malaysia, has raised a dilemma for local residents who fear it will jeopardise their livelihood.
918 May 2015 Mon
While it is unclear how many have lost their lives along the well-worn smuggling routes through Thailand, a small boy who lost his mother in the Thai-Malaysian border miraculously made it to the UN refugee agency office in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur.
1015 May 2015 Fri
UNHCR urged the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to treat the Rohingya issues collectively and urgently, after 700 migrants were rescued off Indonesia's Aceh by local fishermen on Friday (May 15).