The Ukraine crisis with Russia has been ongoing since 2014 but the full military action by Russia only happened on 21st February 2022 and this forced a huge refugee crisis and forced all other countries like India & Malaysia to quickly evacuate their citizens & staff from Ukraine before it becomes too late. Image source: Al Jazeera
My closest encounters with our Malaysian diplomats were when I managed a project in Cambodia where the Malaysian Embassy staff helped my staff who was stuck in Phnom Penh with special flights due to COVID19 lockdown. Image source: Malaysian Embassy Phnom Penh
This happened as recent as April 2020 where the Taliban decided and lashed out 40 lashes at a helpless woman whose crime is only talking to a young man on the phone. And suddenly some like Hadi Awang decided that the Taliban have changed for the better. Image source: The Observers.
There was a major protest on the extradition laws that Hong Kong legislation intends to pass which will make it possible to send suspects to mainland China for trial. It was eventually withdrawn after months-long of protests from the citizens. Image source: Australian Institute of International Affairs.
An Iranian with Dominican diplomatic passport to Malaysia caught for embezzlement of Iranian oil revenues. Image source: The Dominican Net