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Stories with place: Kuala Lumpur
  • Rohingya seek better life in Malaysia, but reality is stark story has photos
    Updated: May-25-15 9:01 pm

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysia has been a sort of promised land for Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar. The tens of thousands who endured perilous journeys to get here find more work opportunities than in Indonesia and a more Muslim-friendly environment than in Thailand.

  • Tottenham friendly sparks dispute in Malaysia 
    Updated: May-14-15 10:44 pm

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - An exhibition game between English Premier League club Tottenham and a Malaysian Select XI in Kuala Lumpur on May 27 has sparked criticism and even calls for a boycott for compromising the national team's preparations for important upcoming matches as well as interrupting the local league.