Home ministry sets up committee to look into citizenship issues
Home Minister Saifuddin Nasution Ismail says he will ensure that the citizenship application process is made easier in a comprehensive manner without compromising national security.
No fixed period for flood victims to replace personal documents
However, the National Registration Department recommends that these documents be replaced as soon as possible to prevent problems at a later point.
Sabahan, teenager win battle for citizenship
A three-man Federal Court bench has dismissed the government's application for leave to pursue its appeals to prevent the two from receiving Malaysian citizenship.
JPN pans talk of Bangladeshis given ICs ahead of election
The department says the photo of a MyKad making the rounds on social media shows the IC of a legitimate citizen who was adopted by a Chinese family at birth.
JPN to introduce birth certs with new security features
Home Minister Hamzah Zainudin says this will help the authorities know whether or not the documents are authentic.
Told to stop school, stateless girl still dreams of becoming an engineer
Nor Adilla Ramli is still waiting for an answer from the home ministry after submitting an application for citizenship years ago.
Don’t pass the buck to the public, Hamzah told on citizenship issues
Rights group Lawyers for Liberty says it is unlawful to deny citizenship to any child born to at least one parent who is a Malaysian simply because the marriage is not registered.
Speed up citizenship approval for kids born to Malaysian women overseas, govt told
Family Frontiers says some 70 Malaysian women are still waiting for updates on the citizenship applications of their children.
Cops probing alleged sale of personal data from JPN
Police say a full investigation will be carried out, although Home Minister Hamzah Zainudin has denied the claims.
Woman born to refugee parents in Pahang loses bid for citizenship
However, the Court of Appeal says she may still obtain citizenship by way of naturalisation if she fulfils the legal requirements.
Govt loses bid to stay High Court ruling on equal citizenship
A Court of Appeal bench says it is not persuaded that there are special circumstances warranting a stay.
Parents left waiting for birth certs as Sabah JPN runs out of paper
The Sabah National Registration Department says the disruption was caused by a delay in the supply of paper from China.