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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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Indonesia urged to aid smog fight

Sunday, October 8th 2006, 10:35
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Malaysia urges Indonesia to sign up to regional plans for fighting pollution from forest-clearance fires.
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Lee moves to end Malaysian row

Tuesday, October 3rd 2006, 4:24
related countries: China China, Singapore Singapore

Singapore's former PM Lee Kuan Yew apologises for saying Malaysia marginalises its ethnic Chinese.
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Cricket: Australia crush Windies

Sunday, September 24th 2006, 12:42

Australia thrash West Indies by 127 runs to win the DLF Cup in Malaysia.
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Mahathir threat to reveal graft

Wednesday, August 9th 2006, 10:44

Malaysia's ex-PM Mahathir Mohamad says he will produce proof of corruption against the government.
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Malaysia pledges Lebanon troops

Friday, August 4th 2006, 8:24
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Malaysia is ready to send 1,000 soldiers to Lebanon to join a peacekeeping force, the defence chief says.
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Pepper spray attack on Mahathir

Friday, July 28th 2006, 7:06

Former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad is attacked with pepper spray in the northern state of Kelantan.
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Botox ban for Malaysian Muslims

Friday, July 28th 2006, 5:29

Malaysians are going to have to live with their wrinkles after the nation's top Islamic body ruled against using Botox.
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N Korea talks 'unlikely' at Asean

Wednesday, July 26th 2006, 6:09
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Hopes are fading that the Asean meeting in Malaysia can bring progress on the issue of North Korea.
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Asean concerned at N Korea test

Tuesday, July 25th 2006, 12:54
related countries: Israel Israel, Lebanon Lebanon

South East Asian nations voice concern over North Korea's missile tests at a regional security meeting.
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Malaysia princess 'killed by son'

Tuesday, July 25th 2006, 6:13

A Malaysian princess is killed trying to defend her husband from their 21-year-old son, according to police.
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Malaysia faith forum to defy mob

Saturday, July 22nd 2006, 0:54

Malaysian campaigners for religious freedom are to meet on Saturday, weeks after a mob broke up a similar forum.
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Burma 'holding SE Asia hostage'

Friday, July 21st 2006, 5:26
related countries: Burma Burma

Malaysia's foreign minister accuses Burma of holding its SE Asian neighbours hostage by refusing to reform.
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Malaysia drive to deport migrants

Friday, July 14th 2006, 21:51

Malaysia announces a new operation to track down some 500,000 illegal immigrants from the country.
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Malaysia call to ban film suicide

Thursday, July 6th 2006, 8:53
related countries: India India

A Malaysian MP calls for suicide scenes to be cut from Indian films, after copy-cat incidents among Tamils.
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Malaysia's Abdullah wins backing

Monday, June 19th 2006, 11:25

Malaysia's ruling Umno party backs Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi, who faced criticism from his predecessor Mahathir Mohamad.
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Palestinian row overshadows talks

Monday, May 29th 2006, 9:38

The foreign minister of the Hamas-led Palestinian Authority leaves talks in Malaysia after a Fatah official's arrival.
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Malaysia halts Singapore bridge

Wednesday, April 12th 2006, 9:29
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Malaysia says it will abandon construction of a controversial bridge to Singapore.
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Malaysia Airlines cuts 6,500 jobs

Tuesday, March 28th 2006, 6:58

Malaysia Airlines is cutting 6,500 jobs and giving up 96 domestic routes as its turnaround efforts continue.
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The changing face of Malaysian politics

Saturday, March 25th 2006, 12:49

Jonathan Kent reveals a different side to Malaysia which is not normally reported by the outside world.
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Malaysian FM to check on Burma

Thursday, March 23rd 2006, 8:40
related countries: Burma Burma

Malaysia's foreign minister is expected in Burma on a much-anticipated visit to check progress on political reform.
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F1: Fisichella leads Renault to win

Sunday, March 19th 2006, 8:39

Renault's Giancarlo Fisichella beats team-mate Fernando Alonso into second in Malaysia, with Jenson Button third.
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F1: Fisichella beats Button to pole

Saturday, March 18th 2006, 7:06

Renault's Giancarlo Fisichella takes pole for the Malaysian Grand Prix ahead of Jenson Button's Honda.
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Malaysia 'apartheid' row deepens

Saturday, March 11th 2006, 7:55

The daughter of Malaysia's ex-PM is criticised for comparing Muslim women to black South Africans under apartheid.
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Malaysia women 'suffer apartheid'

Wednesday, March 8th 2006, 6:29

The daughter of Malaysia's former prime minister launches an attack on the status of Muslim women in the country.
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Malaysia police warned on abuse

Thursday, March 2nd 2006, 10:46

Malaysia's top police officer gives senior colleagues a public dressing down over their lack of awareness of human rights.
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Malaysian chickens have bird flu

Tuesday, February 21st 2006, 7:24

Malaysia's agriculture ministry confirms that 40 chickens on a farm near the capital have the H5N1 virus.
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Islam-West divide 'grows deeper'

Friday, February 10th 2006, 15:20

Malaysia's PM speaks of a chasm between Islam and the West, amid new worldwide protests in the cartoon row.
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Malaysia paper shut over cartoon

Thursday, February 9th 2006, 14:05

Malaysia's government suspends a regional newspaper after it printed controversial cartoons.
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Anwar sues Mahathir for gay 'slur'

Friday, January 27th 2006, 12:26

Former Malaysian deputy Anwar Ibrahim sues his boss-turned-rival Mahathir Mohamad for calling him gay.
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Malaysia plans 'crooked' bridge

Friday, January 27th 2006, 5:53
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Malaysia says it will build a bridge halfway to Singapore, as there has been no deal on replacing a causeway.
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