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We have started to collect the most important news related to Malaysia in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Malaysia declares MH370 an accident

Thursday, January 29th 2015, 15:06
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

Malaysia officially declares the disappearance of MH370 over the Indian Ocean in March 2014 an accident, and says all 239 people on board are presumed dead.
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Malaysia Airlines website hacked

Monday, January 26th 2015, 7:51

A hacker group attacks the official website of Malaysia Airlines, but the company says bookings and user data are not compromised.
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VIDEO: Badminton hero on doping claim

Sunday, January 25th 2015, 23:10

Malaysia's national hero, Lee Chong Wei, says he will retire from the sport of badminton if he is given a two-year suspension for allegedly doping.
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Australia detains Malaysian fugitive

Wednesday, January 21st 2015, 6:12
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Mongolia Mongolia

Australian authorities detain a man sentenced to death in Malaysia for the murder a Mongolian woman in 2006, local media say.
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Malaysia cuts 2015 growth forecast

Tuesday, January 20th 2015, 7:38

Malaysia cuts its 2015 growth forecast after a sharp fall in oil prices causes the government to revise down its budget.
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Malaysia model murder verdict upheld

Tuesday, January 13th 2015, 10:16
related countries: Mongolia Mongolia

Malaysia's highest court reinstates death sentences for two policemen convicted of murdering a Mongolian model linked to senior politicians in 2006.
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Malaysia court sacks whistleblower

Monday, January 12th 2015, 11:42

The Malaysian Air Force officer who leaked information to the media following the 2013 election is sacked by a military court.
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Malaysian PM ill after floods visit

Monday, January 5th 2015, 11:22

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak contracts E. coli after visiting areas where flooding has displaced more than 200,000 people.
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VIDEO: Village devastated by Malaysia floods

Wednesday, December 31st 2014, 6:40

Temporary shelters are overflowing in Malaysia, after the worst floods for 30 years forced tens of thousands of people to evacuate their homes.
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VIDEO: Malaysians help each other to survive

Sunday, December 28th 2014, 20:50

More than 160,000 people in Malaysia have been forced to evacuate their homes and at least eight people have died in the country's worst flood in decades.
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Malaysia pledges extra flood funds

Sunday, December 28th 2014, 6:21

Malaysian PM Najib Razak announces extra money to help victims of the country's worst floods in decades, which have left at least five dead.
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Severe flooding hits Malaysia's east

Saturday, December 27th 2014, 16:34

Malaysia is battling some of the worst floods in decades along its east coast, with more than 100,000 people forced to leave their homes.
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VIDEO: 'Waves have washed over villages'

Saturday, December 27th 2014, 15:41
related countries: United States United States

Malaysia's prime minister has cut short a trip to the United States, to confront criticism over his handling of the country's worst flooding in decades.
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Russia reveals Ukraine 'MH17 witness'

Wednesday, December 24th 2014, 14:35
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Kiev

Russian investigators say they have evidence Malaysia Airlines MH17 may have been downed by a Ukrainian pilot, but Kiev rejects it as fake.
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China revises up 2013 economy size

Friday, December 19th 2014, 6:26
related countries: China China

China revises up the size of its economy in 2013 by 3.4%, which works out to about the size of Malaysia's economic output.
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Fatal tourist balloon crash in Turkey

Wednesday, December 17th 2014, 10:01
related countries: China China, Turkey Turkey

A Chinese tourist is killed and nine other people, thought to be Chinese and Malaysian, are injured in a hot air balloon crash in Turkey.
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Malaysia Airlines chooses new chief

Friday, December 5th 2014, 15:57

Malaysia Airlines has chosen Aer Lingus chief Christoph Mueller to be its chief executive-designate.
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Malaysia PM reverses sedition pledge

Thursday, November 27th 2014, 9:16

Malaysian PM Najib Razak goes back on a pledge to repeal a controversial sedition law, saying it will instead be strengthened.
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MH17 wreckage leaves rebel Ukraine

Monday, November 24th 2014, 1:28
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Kharkiv

Debris from the Malaysia's Flight MH17 arrives from rebel-held areas near the crash site in east Ukraine to the government-held city of Kharkiv.
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VIDEO: MH17 wreckage leaves east Ukraine

Sunday, November 23rd 2014, 23:45
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Ukraine Ukraine

The European security organisation, the OSCE, says that wreckage collected from the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine is on its way to the Netherlands.
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Malaysia to end fuel subsidies

Friday, November 21st 2014, 11:06

Malaysia plans to end fuel subsidies from December in an attempt to save billions of dollars and reduce its fiscal deficit.
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Malaysia diplomat denies NZ charges

Friday, November 21st 2014, 4:09
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Wellington

A Malaysian diplomat accused of sexual assault and burglary in New Zealand pleads not guilty to his charges in Wellington.
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World number one Lee suspended

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 10:00

Malaysia's world number one Lee Chong Wei is provisionally suspended for an "apparent" anti-doping violation.
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Amsterdam memorial for MH17 victims

Monday, November 10th 2014, 15:36
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Hundreds of relatives and friends gather in Amsterdam to remember those who died on Malaysia Airlines MH17 over Ukraine.
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VIDEO: 'I will never see her smile again'

Monday, November 10th 2014, 14:01
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Ukraine Ukraine

Hundreds of bereaved family members and friends of passengers who died in the Malaysia Airlines MH17 disaster have gathered in the Dutch capital Amsterdam.
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Malaysians win cross-dressing appeal

Friday, November 7th 2014, 6:28

Three Malaysian transgender women have won an appeal against a religious law which bans Muslim men from wearing women's clothing.
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Lawsuit over Malaysia missing plane

Friday, October 31st 2014, 8:40

Two children whose father was on Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 which disappeared file a lawsuit against the airline and Malaysia's government.
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VIDEO: Sodomy trial 'politically motivated'

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 10:15

Jennifer Pak reports from outside the Malaysia court which is hearing opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's final appeal against his sodomy conviction.
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