Home ministry says only 37 individuals from that country were granted citizenship over the past year.
PBS president Maximus Ongkili says the RCI will help ease the fears of the public following an alleged citizenship drive in the state.
In a statement, the NRD says all official documents issued by the department won't be distributed to the public arbitrarily.
State PPBM man says names of applicants should be put on display so that the general public can get involved and give feedback.
Judge orders the National Registration Department to issue a MyKad to the girl who was born to a Malaysian father and Filipino mother.
The home minister says children in Sabah with no identification documents must fulfil the criteria set by the National Registration Department.
Moscow wants to make the process to gain Russian citizenship for all Ukrainians easier.
The Family Support Group for Stateless Malaysian Children urges the government to cut red tape and approve applications for citizenship according to the requirements in the constitution.
Julian Assange received Ecuadorean citizenship in January 2018.
The home minister informs National Registration Department to be transparent and inform applicants if documents submitted are incomplete.
Kasthuri Patto says it is not enough just to improve the standard operating procedure as the whole process of handling citizenship applications is disorganised.
Klang MP Charles Santiago says the group will create awareness on their rights under the Federal Constitution.
Roisah Abdullah receives approval for Malaysian citizenship after years of struggle.
Peter John Jaban pans the current system of reviewing applications on a case-by-case basis.
PH MPs in the Dewan Rakyat took Azis Jamman to task over his answers to the issue of stateless children, including that the children's parents are to blame.
Lawyers for Liberty says as long as the father is a citizen, the child is automatically a Malaysian.
Deputy Home Minister Azis Jamman says being born in Malaysia does not automatically guarantee Malaysian citizenship.
Lawyer for the home ministry tells High Court those whose citizenship applications have been rejected can apply again, in a case brought by a girl against the government’s rejection of her application.
The pair reportedly married into a terror cell linked to the murder of western hostages.
The opposition Labour party said the move to leave an innocent child in a refugee camp, where infant mortality rates are high, was morally reprehensible.
The US State Department has offered a reward of up to US$1 million to find Hamza bin Laden.
Shamima Begum's British citizenship was revoked on security grounds.
In an investigation, it was showed that Hoda Muthana has not been entitled to her passport, which was believed to be a US passport when she travelled to Syria.
Unicef says all children are born equal and Putrajaya should continue to treat other cases of stateless children in the same manner.