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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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OECD names and shames tax havens

Friday, April 3rd 2009, 14:47
related countries: Costa Rica Costa Rica, Philippines Philippines, Uruguay Uruguay

Costa Rica, Malaysia, the Philippines and Uruguay are on the OECD's blacklist of non-cooperative tax havens.
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Raikkonen tops Malaysia practice

Friday, April 3rd 2009, 8:05
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Kimi Raikkonen and Felipe Massa set the pace with Lewis Hamilton 11th after the first practice sessions before the Malaysian Grand Prix.
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Najib sworn in as Malaysian PM

Friday, April 3rd 2009, 4:36

Najib Razak is sworn in as Malaysia's sixth prime minister, amid a deteriorating economy and political turmoil.
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Live - Malaysian GP practice

Friday, April 3rd 2009, 1:50
related places: Kuala Lumpur

Felipe Massa and Kimi Raikkonen bag a Ferrari one-two in the second practice session at the Malaysian Grand Prix in Kuala Lumpur.
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New man

Thursday, April 2nd 2009, 23:51

Can Najib Razak save Malaysia's ruling party?
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Malaysian prime minister resigns

Thursday, April 2nd 2009, 6:07

Malaysia's King accepts the resignation of PM Abdullah Badawi, paving the way for his deputy to take over.
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Malaysia PM sets resignation date

Saturday, March 28th 2009, 13:09

Malaysian PM, Abdullah Badawi, says he will announce his resignation on 2 April, completing the transfer of power to his deputy.
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Malaysian leader in stark warning

Thursday, March 26th 2009, 10:57

The outgoing Malaysian Prime Minister calls for the main ruling party to "come to its senses" and reform if it is to survive.
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Opposition media banned in Malaysia

Monday, March 23rd 2009, 16:05

The Malaysian government bans two main opposition newspapers in the run-up to key political developments.
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Malaysia tiger park plan attacked

Saturday, March 21st 2009, 16:05

Conservationists criticise a Malaysian plan to set up a tiger park on the resort island of Penang.
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Malaysian MP on sedition charges

Tuesday, March 17th 2009, 6:55

A Malaysian opposition leader is charged with insulting a royal figure, a day after his son is suspended from parliament.
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Malaysia cuts Bangladeshi visas

Wednesday, March 11th 2009, 11:08
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Malaysia revokes the visas of at least 55,000 Bangladeshi workers after protests aimed at keeping jobs for Malaysians.
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Malaysia acts to bolster economy

Tuesday, March 10th 2009, 12:38

Malaysia's government unveils a $16bn economic stimulus plan as it seeks to stave off a deep recession.
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Police break up Malaysia protest

Saturday, March 7th 2009, 14:44
related places: Kuala Lumpur

Police in Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur fire tear gas to disperse a rally against the use of English in the country's schools.
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Malaysia in $2.7bn economy boost

Thursday, March 5th 2009, 11:25

The Malaysian government unveils plans for a second stimulus package in a further attempt to revive its economy.
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Power struggle in Malaysian state

Tuesday, March 3rd 2009, 9:25

Malaysian opposition lawmakers are barred from entering a state parliament, amid a power struggle in Perak.
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State deterrent

Tuesday, March 3rd 2009, 0:10

Malaysia considers criminalising suicide to stem increase
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Expulsion plan

Saturday, February 28th 2009, 8:06

Malaysia 'to oust foreign workers' amid slump
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Malaysian MP in nudity row

Tuesday, February 17th 2009, 9:11

A leading Malaysian opposition politician offers to quit after naked photos of her sleeping are circulated by mobile phone.
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Malaysian twins spared death row

Saturday, February 7th 2009, 7:38

Malaysian identical twins escape hanging for drug trafficking as a court fails to decide which brother was the criminal.
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Malaysian MP removed from office

Friday, February 6th 2009, 10:15

A Malaysian opposition leader is forcibly removed from office, after apparent defections cause a power shift in Perak state.
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Rollercoaster

Monday, January 26th 2009, 4:39

Where's Malaysia's Anwar going after turbulent year?
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Malaysia bans foreign recruitment

Thursday, January 22nd 2009, 14:13

Malaysia bans the recruitment of foreign workers to protect its citizens from unemployment during the economic downturn.
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Gaza prompts boycott in Malaysia

Friday, January 9th 2009, 9:21
related countries: United States United States

Malaysian Muslim groups boycott US goods including Coca-Cola, but the company warns that locals people will suffer.
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