The workers are cheated by brokers to work abroad illegally and experience poor working conditions as housemaids in Malaysia.
Rubber exports to the international market saw an increase of 31 percent during the first ten months of 2017.
Military forces are deployed to help thousands of displaced people in Malaysia’s northern state of Penang as floodwater rise.
Malaysia is investigating an alleged attempt to sell the data of more than 46 million mobile phone subscribers online.
The two women accused of killing Kim Jong-nam are taken back to visit the crime scene.
Malaysia and North Korea will play their delayed Asian Cup qualifiers in Thailand next month, after the matches were postponed.
Eleven foreign workers are killed in a landslide at a construction site in northwest Malaysia, earlier reports put the toll at 14.
A Malaysian national diving coach will go on trial for allegedly raping a diver who was training for the next Olympics.
Kim Jong-nam was carrying $100,000 in cash in his backpack at the time of his murder, according to the officer investigating the case.
Malaysia’s royals made a rare intervention, calling for unity and religious harmony after “excessive actions” in the name of Islam.
The Cambodian embassy in Malaysia this month repatriated nearly 20 more migrants who had gone to work in the country illegally.
The movement of workers within Asean has increased significantly over the last 20 years.
A Cambodian embassy repatriates 16 women who could not stand their working conditions.
Two Malaysian teenagers are charged with murder for setting fire to an Islamic boarding school.
Dissent surfaces after Malaysia disavows a statement issued by the Philippines.
At least 23 people have been killed by a blaze that tore through a Malaysian religious school, trapping them in a dormitory.
Facing a backlash in Europe over palm oil’s environmental toll, producers are scrambling to find new markets and striking unusual deals.
A campaign to legalise migrant workers in Thailand could be repeated in Malaysia.
Cambodia is seeking help from Malaysia for the halal food industry to diversify its exports and attract more tourists and investors.
A woman is under arrest and charged for involvement with trafficking women.