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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

Hackers attack Malaysian websites

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 8:06

Hackers attack dozens of government websites in Malaysia, disrupting more than 40, days after a hacking group criticised the country over censorship.
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Malaysia ire over 'obedient' club

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 8:17

Malaysia's minister for women's affairs says a new club teaching women to be more obedient to their husbands is giving the Muslim nation a bad image.
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Australia retreat on child asylum

Monday, June 6th 2011, 9:50
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Australian government apparently softens its policy on sending unaccompanied children to Malaysia for asylum processing, after UN criticism.
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Australia to deport lone children

Saturday, June 4th 2011, 17:05
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Australian government says it will send unaccompanied children to Malaysia for asylum claims processing as part of a controversial plan.
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Libel is 'settled by 100 tweets'

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 16:12

A Malaysian political activist is sending 100 apologetic messages on the Twitter website, so he can "settle a libel case".
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Indonesia ends Malaysia maids row

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 9:40
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesian maids are allowed to work in Malaysia for the first time in two years, after the countries sign a deal improving working conditions.
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UN in Malaysia rare-earth inquiry

Monday, May 30th 2011, 9:52

UN nuclear energy experts are in Malaysia to investigate whether a planned rare-earth refinery could pose a risk of radioactive pollution.
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Retirement planning 'is lacking'

Thursday, May 26th 2011, 10:08
related countries: China China, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Some 39% of UK people have a financial plan to save for their retirement - far fewer than people in Malaysia and China, a report suggests.
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Australia asylum policy condemned

Thursday, May 26th 2011, 9:27
related countries: Australia Australia

Self-harm and suicides are a major concern in immigration centres, Australia's human rights watchdog says, in the latest attack on the country's asylum policy.
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UN queries Australia asylum deal

Tuesday, May 24th 2011, 7:14
related countries: Australia Australia

The UN commissioner on human rights warns Australia that its plan to send 800 asylum seekers to Malaysia may be illegal.
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Landslide buries Malaysia orphans

Sunday, May 22nd 2011, 6:47
related places: Kuala Lumpur

A landslide hit an orphanage near the Malaysian capital killing 16 people, almost all of them children, officials say.
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VIDEO: Malaysia Anwar trial to continue

Monday, May 16th 2011, 17:04

A Malaysian court has said sodomy charges against opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim are "credible" and his trial must go on.
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Malaysia Anwar trial to continue

Monday, May 16th 2011, 7:10

A court in Malaysia rules there is enough credible evidence against opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim for his trial on a sodomy charge to proceed.
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Malaysia invests $20bn in energy

Friday, May 13th 2011, 7:08

Malaysia's Petronas plans to build a $20bn (£12.3bn) crude oil and chemicals complex in in the southern state of Johor.
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Australia in Malaysia asylum deal

Saturday, May 7th 2011, 15:27
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia reaches a deal for hundreds of asylum seekers to be processed in Malaysia, in a move heavily criticised by opposition politicians.
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Malaysian anti-gay camp 'illegal'

Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 11:04

A camp designed to discourage effeminate schoolboys from being gay violates the law and should be abolished, a Malaysian minister says.
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Effeminate boys sent to boot camp

Tuesday, April 19th 2011, 14:20

Sixty-six Muslim schoolboys in Malaysia identified by teachers as effeminate are sent to a special camp for counselling on masculine behaviour.
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Malaysia schools put fat on record in anti-obesity drive

Tuesday, April 19th 2011, 4:14

The Malaysian government is to list students' body mass index on school report cards as part of a campaign against obseity.
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Sarawak Chinese desert government

Monday, April 18th 2011, 3:25
related countries: China China

The Malaysian government wins the state election in the Borneo state of Sarawak easily - but loses most of the ethnic Chinese vote.
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McIlroy in joint lead in Malaysia

Friday, April 15th 2011, 7:43

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy moves into the joint lead of the Malaysia Open after shooting a second-round 64.
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Malaysia teacher on murder charge

Friday, April 15th 2011, 3:58

A Malaysian school teacher is charged with murder after a seven-year-old boy died allegedly after being punished for stealing.
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McIlroy bounces back in Malaysia

Thursday, April 14th 2011, 10:20
related places: Kuala Lumpur

Rory McIlroy puts his Masters disaster behind him to card a three-under 69 at the first round of the Malaysia Open in Kuala Lumpur.
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Hamilton determined to hit back

Thursday, April 14th 2011, 8:12
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, China China

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton says he will use a difficult weekend in Malaysia as incentive to perform well at this Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix.
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Red Bull boss Horner backs Webber

Tuesday, April 12th 2011, 14:09

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner says Mark Webber will enjoy a successful season after his impressive recovery to secure fourth place in Malaysia.
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Button eager to launch title bid

Sunday, April 10th 2011, 13:53

McLaren's Jenson Button is optimistic he can mount a world-title push after finishing second behind Sebastian Vettel at the Malaysian Grand Prix.
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Vettel beats Button in Malaysia

Sunday, April 10th 2011, 12:45

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel wins an eventful Malaysian Grand Prix, as McLaren's Jenson Button comes through to take second.
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Live - Malaysian Grand Prix

Sunday, April 10th 2011, 6:31
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Red Bull's reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel wins the Malaysian Grand Prix, with Jenson Button of McLaren second and Renault's Nick Heidfeld third.
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Vettel pips Hamilton to pole spot

Saturday, April 9th 2011, 7:49
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

World champion Sebastian Vettel pips McLaren's Lewis Hamilton to take Malaysian Grand Prix pole position.
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