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Malaysia cracks down on bloggers

Wednesday, July 25th 2007, 9:33

Malaysia threatens to use anti-terrorism laws against bloggers who insult Islam or the king.
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Experts seek to save rare turtle

Tuesday, July 17th 2007, 3:27

Scientists meet in Malaysia to discuss how to save the critically endangered leatherback turtle.
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Malaysian 'photo' sparks row

Monday, July 9th 2007, 4:55

Malaysian ministers demand action against a politician who published a satirical image featuring the deputy PM.
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Malaysia 'convert' claims cruelty

Friday, July 6th 2007, 17:57

A Malaysian woman claims she was subjected to mental torture for insisting her religion is Hinduism, not Islam.
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Anwar defamation case thrown out

Wednesday, July 4th 2007, 8:37

A Malaysian judge rejects opposition politician Anwar Ibrahim's case against ex-PM Mahathir Mohamad.
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Malaysia fury at EU remarks

Monday, June 25th 2007, 15:03

Europe's top envoy in Malaysia is asked to explain comments about the country's race-based policies.
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Top Malaysian murder trial opens

Monday, June 18th 2007, 12:33
related countries: Mongolia Mongolia

One of Malaysia's most senior political analysts goes on trial in connection with a Mongolian woman's murder.
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Malaysia rejects Christian appeal

Wednesday, May 30th 2007, 5:45

Malaysia's highest court rejects a Muslim convert's appeal to be legally recognised as a Christian.
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Malaysian oil plan gets partners

Monday, May 28th 2007, 11:41

A Malaysian firm signs up partners to its ambitious plan for an oil pipeline bypassing the crowded Malacca Strait.
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Big pay hike for Malaysia workers

Monday, May 21st 2007, 10:00

Malaysia's prime minister announces pay rises of up to 35% for civil servants, their first increase for 15 years.
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Malaysian ex-PM 'responding well'

Tuesday, May 15th 2007, 6:32

Malaysian ex-PM Mahathir Mohamad is moving to a heart hospital after good response to treatment, an aide says.
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Ex-Malaysian PM in intensive care

Monday, May 14th 2007, 10:51

Ex-Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad is in intensive care after suffering breathing difficulties, aides say.
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Malaysia votes in key by-election

Saturday, April 28th 2007, 2:16

Malaysia votes in a crucial by-election seen as the last test of public opinion before the next general elections.
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Malaysia's new king takes office

Thursday, April 26th 2007, 9:00

Malaysia's new monarch formally takes office, under the country's five-year rotational system.
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Monday, April 23rd 2007, 5:04

Malaysia's deputy PM Najib Razak breaks his silence, and denies any link to the gruesome killing of a model.
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F1: Alonso wins Malaysia GP

Sunday, April 8th 2007, 8:38
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Reigning world champion Fernando Alonso secures his first victory for McLaren as he leads home Lewis Hamilton in the Malaysian Grand Prix.
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Malaysian graft official dropped

Saturday, March 31st 2007, 10:59

The head of Malaysia's anti-corruption agency stands down amid allegations of graft.
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US offers $5m for terror suspect

Tuesday, March 27th 2007, 17:08
related countries: Philippines Philippines, United States United States

The US offers a $5m reward for the capture of a Malaysian terror suspect wanted for bomb attacks in the Philippines.
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Malaysia's Anwar plans comeback

Saturday, March 10th 2007, 12:29

Former Malaysian Deputy PM Anwar Ibrahim says he is ready to return to active politics, defying a legal ban.
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Deadly earthquake hits Indonesia

Tuesday, March 6th 2007, 15:59
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, Singapore Singapore

A powerful earthquake kills at least 70 people in Indonesia, with hundreds injured by collapsing buildings.
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Malaysia floods test aid efforts

Monday, January 15th 2007, 7:57

Relief centres in southern Malaysia try to cope with more than 100,000 people evacuated after heavy floods.
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Malaysia floods force evacuation

Sunday, January 14th 2007, 12:27

More than 90,000 people are evacuated from their homes after fresh flooding in southern Malaysia.
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Malaysia deports police fugitive

Friday, December 22nd 2006, 10:36
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Malaysia deports a fugitive former police chief back to Cambodia where human rights groups say he may face torture.
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Malaysia welcomes new monarch

Wednesday, December 13th 2006, 6:39

Malaysia swears in a new monarch for a five-year term, under the country's rotational system of succession.
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Malaysia seeks to avoid faith row

Thursday, December 7th 2006, 7:29

Malaysia's cabinet moves to end a row over a dead man claimed for burial by Christian relatives and Islamic officials.
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Bite kills Malaysia 'Snake King'

Saturday, December 2nd 2006, 9:21

A snake charmer who made a name for himself as Malaysia's Snake King dies after a bite from a king cobra.
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Malaysians charged over murder

Wednesday, November 15th 2006, 10:17
related countries: Mongolia Mongolia

A Malaysian court charges two police with the murder of a Mongolian model, in a case that has gripped the country.
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Proton talks with foreign firms

Friday, November 10th 2006, 7:13

Shares in Malaysian carmaker Proton climb 20% after it reveals it is in talks to sell a stake to a foreign car firm.
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Ex-Malaysian PM has heart attack

Thursday, November 9th 2006, 7:53

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is in hospital after suffering a mild heart attack.
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Malaysia analyst held for murder

Wednesday, November 8th 2006, 4:49
related countries: Mongolia Mongolia

Malaysian police arrest a top political analyst and three policemen over the murder of a Mongolian model.
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Malaysia editor in plagiarism row

Thursday, November 2nd 2006, 6:23
related countries: United States United States

A Malaysian newspaper editor is to resign amid claims that he plagiarised the work of a US journalist.
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Thai PM 'to reach out to Muslims'

Wednesday, October 18th 2006, 10:56
related countries: Thailand Thailand

New Thai PM Surayud Chulanont pledges peaceful means to end the insurgency in the country's Muslim south.
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Malaysia turtle egg plan 'crazy'

Saturday, October 14th 2006, 14:48

Environmentalists are aghast at a plan to license turtle egg collection in a Malaysian state.
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