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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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Peas' Malaysian show goes ahead

Saturday, September 26th 2009, 10:53

The Black Eyed Peas play to a mixed audience in Malaysia after the government lifts a ban on Muslims attending the show.
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Beyonce to play Malaysia concert

Sunday, September 20th 2009, 11:50

Singer Beyonce plans to perform in Malaysia, two years after cancelling a show over the country's stringent dress code.
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Malaysian woman, 107, considers marriage - for 23rd time

Monday, September 14th 2009, 16:00

Fearing her husband may stray, a 107-year-old Malaysian woman is considering marriage - for the 23rd time - says a report.
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Tuesday, September 8th 2009, 9:35

McDonald's loses name-infringement battle against Malaysian restaurant
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"Spiderman" scales one of Malaysia's Twin Towers at third go

Tuesday, September 1st 2009, 8:38
related countries: France France

French climber Alain Robert, known as Spiderman, climbs one of the world's tallest buildings in Malaysia.
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'Extinction threat' to flying fox

Tuesday, August 25th 2009, 23:01

The world's largest fruit bat faces extinction unless the Malaysian government curbs hunting, conservationists say.
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Malaysia to review caning woman

Tuesday, August 25th 2009, 12:50

A Malaysian judge orders a review of the caning sentence given to a Muslim woman caught drinking alcohol.
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UK 'rejects' Malaya deaths appeal

Tuesday, August 25th 2009, 8:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK rejects an appeal to investigate a 1948 massacre of villagers in Malaya - now part of Malaysia - the BBC learns.
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Malaysia delays caning beer woman

Monday, August 24th 2009, 9:47

Islamic officials in Malaysia unexpectedly delay until after Ramadan the caning of a woman for drinking beer.
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Protest at Malaysia security law

Saturday, August 1st 2009, 14:22

Thousands of people demonstrate in the Malaysian capital against a controversial law allowing detention without trial.
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Preferential policy

Thursday, July 23rd 2009, 23:13

Malaysia questions special treatment for ethnic Malays
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Malay prince sues Indonesian wife

Tuesday, July 21st 2009, 7:02
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

A Malaysian prince accuses his teenage Indonesian bride of defaming him, after she runs away alleging ill-treatment.
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Malaysia opposition groups grow

Monday, July 20th 2009, 4:05

A ruling coalition member quits to join the opposition, as efforts to form a new party for Malaysian Indians get under way.
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Religious row flares in Malaysia

Wednesday, July 15th 2009, 9:28

Malaysian police say they will release nine Christians mistakenly accused to trying to convert Muslim students.
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Anwar Malaysia sodomy trial delay

Wednesday, July 8th 2009, 3:43

The trial of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on sodomy charges is delayed as his main defence lawyer falls ill.
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Indonesia acts in maid abuse row

Thursday, June 25th 2009, 12:08
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia says it will temporarily stop sending domestic workers to Malaysia, in a long-running row over work conditions.
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Malaysia to keep terror suspect

Wednesday, May 27th 2009, 23:58

A Singaporean terror suspect captured last month will not be extradited for at least two years, Malaysian officials say.
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Malaysia's PM vows ethnic reforms

Thursday, May 21st 2009, 15:00

Malaysian PM Najib Razak outlines plans to dismantle the decades-old affirmative action programme for ethnic Malays.
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Malaysian court deals blow to PM

Monday, May 11th 2009, 14:30

Malaysia's high court says the ruling coalition's takeover of a state government was illegal and hands power back to the opposition.
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Singapore terrorism suspect held

Friday, May 8th 2009, 4:44
related countries: Singapore Singapore

A top terrorism suspect is arrested in Malaysia more than a year after his escape from prison in Singapore, authorities say.
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Dozens held at Malaysian protest

Thursday, May 7th 2009, 16:03

Dozens are arrested in the Malaysian state of Perak, at protests against a government takeover of the state.
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'Dumped' dogs turn to cannibalism

Thursday, May 7th 2009, 10:39

Hundreds of dogs abandoned by Malaysian villagers on uninhabited islands eat one another after weeks of starvation.
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Malaysia massacre 'under review'

Tuesday, April 28th 2009, 23:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK government is to review evidence about a 1948 massacre of unarmed Malaysian villagers by British troops, the BBC learns.
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Malaysia tackles child conversion

Thursday, April 23rd 2009, 10:12

Malaysia bans the religious conversion of children without both parents' consent, in a major step to ease ethnic tensions.
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Malaysian blogger skips trial

Thursday, April 23rd 2009, 7:04

Malaysian blogger Raja Petra Kamaruddin has gone into hiding, or "self-exile", after failing to appear in court.
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Policemen to die in Malaysian case

Thursday, April 9th 2009, 9:34
related countries: Mongolia Mongolia

Two policemen convicted of murdering a Mongolian woman in Malaysia in 2006 are sentenced to death.
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By-election loss for Malaysian PM

Wednesday, April 8th 2009, 3:21

Malaysia's ruling Umno party, led by new Prime Minister Najib Razak, loses two out of three by-elections across the country.
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Mixed result for new Malaysian leader

Tuesday, April 7th 2009, 14:40

Malaysia's new Prime Minister Najib Razak faces a mixed result, after voters cast their ballots in three local by-elections.
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Malaysian Grand Prix result

Sunday, April 5th 2009, 11:51

Result and standings from the second grand prix of the 2009 season.
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Classy Button wins shortened race

Sunday, April 5th 2009, 10:59

Jenson Button's perfect start to the season continues as he wins the Malaysian Grand Prix for Brawn GP after rainy conditions end the race early on 31 laps.
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Live - Malaysian Grand Prix

Sunday, April 5th 2009, 7:50

Brawn GP's Jenson Button wins the Malaysian Grand Prix after a torrential downpour brings the race to an early end.
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Rapid Button beats Trulli to pole

Saturday, April 4th 2009, 10:37

Brawn driver Jenson Button grabs pole position for Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix - his second in a row this season.
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Live - Malaysian GP qualifying

Saturday, April 4th 2009, 5:37
related places: Kuala Lumpur

Qualifying is under way at the Malaysian Grand Prix, the second race of the 2009 season, in Kuala Lumpur.
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