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News: Malaysia

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: news

Malaysia burial for WWII RAF men

Thursday, October 18th 2012, 9:57

The remains of eight Royal Air Force crew members who died in a 1945 plane crash are buried in Malaysia with full military honours.
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Malaysia transsexuals lose case

Thursday, October 11th 2012, 10:15

Four Malaysian Muslim transsexuals lose a legal challenge to an Islamic law that bars them from dressing as women.
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Inquiry into giant Malay wedding

Saturday, October 6th 2012, 13:44

An anti-corruption inquiry is launched in Malaysia after reports that public funds were used to pay for the giant wedding of a top official's son.
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Court delays rare earth verdict

Thursday, October 4th 2012, 5:22
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A Malaysian court delays a decision in an ongoing battle over an Australian rare earth plant opposed by environmental groups.
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VIDEO: Malaysia's 'smart villages'

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 23:18

Malaysia is currently constructing environmentally sustainable villages to tackle rural proverty, using simple farming methods.
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VIDEO: A raid on Malaysia's illegal workers

Monday, August 27th 2012, 13:07

Jennifer Pak has been on patrol with an immigration unit in Selangor state, as an amnesty deadline passes for legal registration.
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Malaysians protest internet law

Tuesday, August 14th 2012, 7:08

Malaysian activists and bloggers stage an online black-out for one day to protest changes to a law that they say restricts free speech online.
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Malaysia child dies in 'exorcism'

Tuesday, August 7th 2012, 8:53

Police in Malaysia say a toddler has died after seven of her family members and a maid piled on top of her in a suspected exorcism.
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Lin Dan defeats Lee to lift gold

Sunday, August 5th 2012, 14:22
related countries: China China

Lin Dan of China claims his second successive Olympic gold with a 15-21 21-10 21-19 defeat of Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia.
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Pregnant Malaysian misses final

Saturday, July 28th 2012, 11:18

Malaysian mother-to-be Nur Suryani Mohamad Taibi is positive despite failing to make it to the Olympic 10m air rifle final.
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VIDEO: Meet most pregnant Olympian ever

Wednesday, July 25th 2012, 9:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Nur Suryani Mohamed Taibi, a shooter from Malaysia, will compete in the London Olympics while eight months pregnant.
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Pregnant Malaysian shooter eyes Olympic gold

Wednesday, July 25th 2012, 0:46

Malaysian shooter eyes Olympic glory for unborn child
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Facebook buys into internet cable

Thursday, July 5th 2012, 16:30
related countries: Japan Japan

Facebook has bought into a fibre-optic undersea cabling that to improve connectivity between Malaysia, Korea, and Japan
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Malaysian firms tap into K-Pop power

Tuesday, July 3rd 2012, 1:30

Malaysian marketing firms tap into K-Pop power
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Petronas in $5.3bn Progress deal

Friday, June 29th 2012, 5:59
related countries: Canada Canada

Malaysia's Petronas agrees to buy Canada's Progress Energy Resources in a deal worth 5.5bn Canadian dollars ($5.3bn; £3.4bn).
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Felda shares surge 19% on debut

Thursday, June 28th 2012, 3:23

Shares in Malaysian palm oil firm Felda surge on their debut as investors bet on growing demand for its product from the region.
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Malaysia to deport bomb suspect

Monday, June 25th 2012, 7:26
related countries: Iran Iran, Thailand Thailand

A Malaysian court approves the extradition of Iranian Masoud Sedaghatzadeh to Thailand over his alleged involvement in a bomb plot there.
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Anwar denies Malaysia rally crime

Tuesday, May 22nd 2012, 4:07

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is charged over April's mass street rally, in a move he says is politically motivated.
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Malaysia sentences five to death

Thursday, May 17th 2012, 7:01
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A Malaysian high court sentences to death five men, including three Mexican brothers, for drug trafficking, reports say.
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Could street protests herald a Malaysian spring?

Tuesday, May 15th 2012, 1:24

A movement calling for cleaner elections ignites passions
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VIDEO: Malaya massacre families seek justice

Monday, May 7th 2012, 17:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The families of 24 unarmed Malaysian men shot dead by British soldiers in Malaya in 1948 have arrived in the UK for a judicial review hearing into the incident.
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Top Malaysian airlines end tie up

Thursday, May 3rd 2012, 5:07

AirAsia and Malaysian Airline System have scrapped their proposed share swap deal amid pressure from the workers' union at the national carrier.
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Malaysia introduces minimum wage

Tuesday, May 1st 2012, 3:43

Malaysia introduces a minimum wage for the first time as it looks to provide support for low-income households.
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VIDEO: Tear gas fired at Malaysia rally

Saturday, April 28th 2012, 8:56
related places: Kuala Lumpur

Malaysian riot police have fired tear gas and used water cannon on a crowd of protesters who had converged on the centre of the capital, Kuala Lumpur.
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Tear gas fired at Malaysia rally

Saturday, April 28th 2012, 8:51
related places: Kuala Lumpur

Malaysian riot police fired tear gas and water cannon on a crowd of at least 25,000 protesters seeking electoral reform in the capital, Kuala Lumpur.
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Oosthuizen claims Malaysian Open

Sunday, April 15th 2012, 9:36
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African Louis Oosthuizen bounces back from his Masters play-off defeat last Sunday to win the Malaysian Open.
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Malaysia to change detention law

Tuesday, April 10th 2012, 11:17

Malaysia announces a new security law that will end the government's power to detain people indefinitely without trial.
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CIMB buys RBS' Asia-Pacific units

Tuesday, April 3rd 2012, 0:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

CIMB says it will acquire most of Royal Bank of Scotland's Asia-Pacific units in a deal worth 431.8m Malaysian ringgit ($141m; £88m).
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