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Muslim burial for Malaysian hero

Wednesday, December 28th 2005, 7:39

A Malaysian court clears the way for a mountaineering hero to be buried as a Muslim, against his wife's wishes.
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Row over Malaysian family laws

Thursday, December 22nd 2005, 12:50

Malaysia's government tells female lawmakers who want to stop legislation over polygamy to toe the line.
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Thailand floods death toll rises

Monday, December 19th 2005, 12:44
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Floods in southern Thailand have killed 27 people in the past two weeks, officials say, as Malaysia is also hit.
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East Asia stages inaugural summit

Wednesday, December 14th 2005, 7:20

The first East Asia summit has been held in Kuala Lumpur, with trade and security high on the agenda.
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Malaysia 'hopeful' on Burma move

Sunday, December 11th 2005, 16:24
related countries: Burma Burma

Malaysia's PM says he hopes Burma's neighbours will be able to meet opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
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Malaysian Pas loses Kelantan seat

Wednesday, December 7th 2005, 8:12

Malaysia's opposition Islamic Pas party loses a by-election and comes close to losing control of Kelantan.
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Asean urged to tackle Burma issue

Saturday, December 3rd 2005, 11:22
related countries: Burma Burma

South East Asian lawmakers call for next week's summit in Malaysia to discuss Burma's human rights record.
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Malaysia launches video enquiry

Friday, December 2nd 2005, 10:48

Malaysia names a panel to investigate the apparent abuse of a woman in a Malaysian police station.
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China protests over police video

Thursday, December 1st 2005, 3:50
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Beijing summons Malaysia's envoy to protest about the treatment of ethnic Chinese in Malaysia.
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Malaysia police minister 'sorry'

Wednesday, November 30th 2005, 14:08

A Malaysian minister who said foreigners could leave if they disliked police methods says sorry, in a row over a video.
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Malaysia minister defends police

Wednesday, November 30th 2005, 6:07

A Malaysian minister says foreigners who do not like police methods should leave, in a row over videoed abuse.
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Pressure on Malaysia police chief

Sunday, November 27th 2005, 6:06

Malaysian politicians call for the deputy police chief to quit after he defended a colleague who humiliated a prisoner.
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Malaysia investigates abuse claim

Saturday, November 26th 2005, 0:44
related countries: China China

Malaysia launches an inquiry into a video which appears to show a police officer humiliating a Chinese woman.
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Mahathir in Thai violence talks

Monday, November 21st 2005, 13:00
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad meets the Thai PM over the insurgency in southern Thailand.
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