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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

How do you solve a problem like Sabah?

Sunday, February 24th 2013, 20:21

Filipino group asserts historical claim on Malaysian province
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Malaysia, Singapore in rail plan

Tuesday, February 19th 2013, 8:26
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Singapore and Malaysia announce plans for a high-speed rail link, setting 2020 as the target date for completion.
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Malaysia deportation irks Australia

Sunday, February 17th 2013, 14:52
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Australian PM Julia Gillard says she is "surprised and disappointed" by Malaysia's deportation of visiting Senator Nick Xenophon.
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Malaysia detains Australian senator

Saturday, February 16th 2013, 12:20
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Malaysian officials detain Australian senator, Nick Xenophon, under national security laws as he arrives on an election fact-finding mission.
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Sabah stand-off with Filipino group

Friday, February 15th 2013, 8:44
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Malaysian troops are negotiating with about 100 men from the Philippines holed up in a remote part of Sabah on Borneo island, officials say.
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Pedrosa is fastest for third day

Thursday, February 7th 2013, 11:37
related places: Sepang

Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa is fastest in pre-season testing for the third successive day in Sepang, Malaysia.
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Rare pygmy elephants 'poisoned'

Tuesday, January 29th 2013, 8:08

Ten rare pygmy elephants are found dead in Borneo, with Malaysian officials saying they "highly suspect" poisoning.
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Rohingya refugees reach Malaysia

Monday, December 31st 2012, 9:33
related countries: Burma Burma

A group of about 450 Rohingya Muslims from Burma reach Malaysia's Langkawi island after a two-week boat journey, one of the largest groups to have arrived in 2012.
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VIDEO: Elephant tusks seized in Malaysia

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 19:50

Selangor customs department in Malaysia say they have sized 24 tonnes of elephant tusks, worth around $20 million.
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VIDEO: Rare clouded leopard filmed in wild

Monday, December 10th 2012, 19:45

Footage of a Sunda clouded leopard, one world's most rare and elusive cats, has been captured by a biologist on holiday in Malaysia.
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VIDEO: Drug-case woman is freed by court

Friday, November 9th 2012, 10:15
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian mother-of-six has walked free from a court in Malaysia after drug trafficking charges against her were unexpectedly dropped.
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Rare earths plant gets go ahead

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 10:37
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A Malaysian court gives Australian company Lynas authorisation to start production at a controversial rare earths processing plant.
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Woods in contention in Malaysia

Thursday, October 25th 2012, 13:08
related places: Kuala Lumpur

Tiger Woods is three off the lead at the Asia Pacific Classic and says it might be possible to card a 59 in Kuala Lumpur.
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Injured Spies out of Australia GP

Monday, October 22nd 2012, 17:59
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Ben Spies will miss this weekend's Australian Grand Prix for surgery on injuries sustained during the Malaysian GP last Sunday.
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Canada blocks Petronas shale deal

Monday, October 22nd 2012, 3:11
related countries: Canada Canada

Canada blocks a $5.2bn(£3.3bn) takeover bid from Malaysia's Petronas, saying it would not benefit the country.
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Pedrosa wins in rain-hit Malaysia

Sunday, October 21st 2012, 9:50

Dani Pedrosa keeps his MotoGP title hopes alive with a win ahead of championship leader Jorge Lorenzo in a rain-affected race.
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Lorenzo secures pole in Malaysia

Saturday, October 20th 2012, 7:33

World championship leader Jorge Lorenzo beats his main rival Dani Pedrosa to pole position at the Malaysian MotoGP.
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Pedrosa dominates Sepang practice

Friday, October 19th 2012, 10:17
related places: Sepang

Dani Pedrosa continues his good form by posting the fastest time in practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix.
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VIDEO: WWII crash victims buried at last

Thursday, October 18th 2012, 12:07

The remains of eight Royal Air Force crew members who died in a 1945 plane crash have been buried in Malaysia.
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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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