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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 DNA ruling favours Anwar

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 5:42

The judge hearing sodomy charges against the Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, rejects key prosecution evidence.
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Mass Malaysia Valentine arrests

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 14:13

Islamic morality police in Malaysia arrest more than 80 Muslims in an operation to stop them celebrating Valentine's Day.
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Malaysia Valentine 'trap' warning

Sunday, February 13th 2011, 12:33

Malaysia steps up a campaign to stop Muslims celebrating Valentine's Day - labelling it a "trap" that could encourage immoral behaviour.
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Caught on camera

Friday, February 11th 2011, 18:36

Malaysian fauna snapped in wildlife ‘corridors’
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Malaysia charges Somali 'pirates'

Friday, February 11th 2011, 13:56
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Malaysian prosecutors file charges against seven Somalis accused of being pirates, who were captured in the Gulf of Aden last month.
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Philippines MILF talk in Malaysia

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 5:10
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Moro Islamic militants in the Philippines enter peace talks with the government after nearly 40 years of fighting.
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Somali 'pirates' held in Malaysia

Monday, January 31st 2011, 16:02
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Seven Somali men arrested by the Malaysian navy and accused of being pirates have arrived in Malaysia to face possible prosecution.
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Malaysia increases maid abuser's jail term

Wednesday, January 26th 2011, 9:55
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

A Malaysian woman jailed for eight years for abusing her Indonesian maid has her sentence increased, amid an ongoing row between the two countries.
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Malaysia navy foils ship hijack

Saturday, January 22nd 2011, 9:01
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Malaysian navy commandos foil an attempted ship hijacking in the Gulf of Aden, rescuing 23 crew members and capturing seven Somali pirates.
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Open verdict in Malaysian death

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 14:27

A Malaysian coroner records an open verdict in the case of an opposition activist who fell to his death from the offices of the Anti-Corruption Commission.
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Football lasers anger Indonesia

Monday, December 27th 2010, 5:03
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia's president says an official protest will be lodged against the alleged use of lasers during a football game against Malaysia.
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Malaysia child marriage 'illegal'

Thursday, December 23rd 2010, 12:35

The marriage of an 11-year-old Muslim girl to a man aged 41 is ruled illegal by a Malaysian court, which says threats and force are involved.
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VW to manufacture cars in Malaysia

Tuesday, December 21st 2010, 12:00

Volkswagen will start producing cars in Malaysia from 2012.
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Tourists killed in Malaysia crash

Monday, December 20th 2010, 9:22
related countries: Thailand Thailand

At least 26 people are killed when a bus carrying a group of tourists from Thailand overturns in Malaysia, officials say.
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Justice sought over Malaysian deaths

Saturday, December 11th 2010, 14:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

62 years ago this weekend British forces killed 24 men suspected of helping communist rebels during the Malaya Emergency.
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Justice sought

Saturday, December 11th 2010, 8:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Malaysian men shot by UK troops more than 60 years ago
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Malaysia urged to outlaw caning

Monday, December 6th 2010, 3:14

Judicial caning in Malaysia has reached epidemic proportions and should be banned, according to an Amnesty International report.
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Drug mules 'enticed on Facebook'

Thursday, December 2nd 2010, 12:20

Malaysia expresses concern about drug syndicates using social networking websites like Facebook to recruit young Malaysian women as drug mules.
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Malaysia acts over volcano crisis

Sunday, November 7th 2010, 16:23
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Malaysia moves to airlift hundreds of its nationals from Indonesia as Mount Merapi volcano continues its massive eruption.
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Floods hit Thailand and Malaysia

Wednesday, November 3rd 2010, 9:55
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Severe flooding causes chaos in parts of southern Thailand and northern Malaysia, leaving some areas inaccessible.
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Malaysia party in India PM appeal

Tuesday, October 26th 2010, 7:14
related countries: India India

A Malaysian party urges India's PM to highlight alleged discrimination against Indian minorities during his official visit the country.
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Health warning over Sumatra fires

Thursday, October 21st 2010, 7:21
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, Singapore Singapore

Schools close in Malaysia and warnings are issued there and in Singapore because of haze from forest fires in Indonesia.
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Malaysia tightens faith healer controls

Wednesday, October 20th 2010, 18:58

Faith healing has played a part in medicine in Malaysia for centuries, but health officials are afraid some patients are being cheated.
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On thin ice

Thursday, October 14th 2010, 4:12

Tough challenges for Malaysia's national ice hockey team
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Malaysia monkey drops baby to death

Thursday, October 7th 2010, 5:48

A four-day-old girl dies in Malaysia after being snatched from her home by a monkey and dropped from a roof, reports say.
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Malaysia win keirin

Wednesday, October 6th 2010, 10:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Malaysia's Josiah Ng wins keirin gold after his team-mate Azizulhasni Awang is disqualified - England's David Daniell wins silver while Scotland's Ross Edgar crashes.
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Teenager jailed for dumping baby

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 9:50

A Malaysian teenager has been jailed for two years for dumping his newborn baby in a bin, as the authorities crack down on the practice.
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Malaysia returns terror suspect

Friday, September 24th 2010, 13:43
related countries: Singapore Singapore

A man suspected of masterminding a plot to hijack a plane and crash it into Singapore airport is back in custody there after being returned by Malaysia.
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Malaysia burglar 'caught napping' in victims' house

Sunday, September 19th 2010, 6:36

A burglar in Malaysia broke into a house to steal watches and jewellery was caught after falling asleep on a sofa with the loot, reports say.
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Abandoned babies

Wednesday, September 8th 2010, 0:52

Malaysia opens 'baby hatch' to save unwanted newborns
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Malaysia jails 'Lizard King' snake smuggler

Monday, September 6th 2010, 14:29

Malaysian wildlife trafficker Anson Wong, nicknamed the Lizard King, is jailed for trying to smuggle 95 boa constrictors in his luggage.
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Making poisonous darts in a rainforest

Tuesday, August 24th 2010, 8:04

Carmen Roberts learns how to make fire and poisonous darts in one of the world's oldest rainforests, the Taman Negara National Park in Malaysia.
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Kenya makes massive ivory seizure

Monday, August 23rd 2010, 15:18
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Some two tonnes of ivory and five rhino horns are seized in Kenya's main airport in boxes labelled as avocados for export to Malaysia.
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