Our flagship investigative stories and campaigns
Hidden in the shadows, there is an underground economy that smuggles pangolins across many lands to China, where this shy anteater is used in traditional medicine and served as a status-symbol delicacy.
R.AGE journalists spent months speaking to the people of this illicit trade, ranging from hunters to smugglers to corrupt policemen. Their stories paint a picture of a trade so rampant it threatens the pangolin’s very existence.
Drug syndicates are flooding Asia with record levels of drugs, with Malaysia seemingly a key distribution hub. R.AGE investigates the young mules being tricked into moving the drugs, following their trail all the way to the top.
ON JULY 16, 2009, the body of a young political aide was found dead, having fallen from a 14th floor window of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission’s office. The death of Teoh Beng Hock would set off one of the most riveting criminal cases in Malaysian history, which today — exactly 10 years since the incident — remains unsolved.
These are a collection of conversations with ethnic Chin refugees in Malaysia based on one question: Where do you see yourself in 2020?
Migrant workers are part of Malaysia’s history, yet they are often sidelined and maligned by politicians and citizens alike.
R.AGE explores the unseen stories of these workers, and how they have helped build the Malaysia we know today.
The ethnic Chin community in Malaysia are losing refugee protection, and for some, it can mean the difference between life and death.
A team of journalists uncover a new breed of human trafficker, and embark on a mission to expose their network.
PREDATOR IN MY PHONE documents the undercover operations our journalists performed to find out more about sex predators who prey on underage girls– and to help the police nail them.
Everyday human stories that matter
The Last Survivors is a documentary project that hopes to bring those stories back to life, by speaking to survivors of the Japanese occupation, and bringing them back to the locations which hold the deepest memories for them.
Against a backdrop of refugee crises around the world, a group of former Vietnam War escapees make an emotional return to the island that once gave them refuge.
On May 13, 1969, Malaysia witnessed the worst riots in its history. We speak to five individuals who lived through the clashes about how that day changed the course of our nation and the lessons that we should learn from it, 50 years on.
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