Return journey

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The Independent Online
A woman leaving the Sungei Besi refugee camp in Kuala Lumpur on the bus that took Malaysia's last 22 Vietnamese boatpeople to the airport for a flight to Hanoi yesterday. More than 250,000 Vietnamese landed in Malaysia after fleeing Communist rule in rickety boats when United States troops withdrew in April 1975. The United Nations has said that funding to governments for such camps will be 'drastically curtailed' from 30 June and other countries in South-East Asia are also moving out refugees

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