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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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'Threat' to US Malaysian mission

Friday, December 30th 2005, 6:42
related countries: United States United States

The US embassy in Malaysian is closed in response to what officials say is a terrorist threat.
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Scandal 'claims' Malaysia editors

Wednesday, January 4th 2006, 19:25

Two Malaysian newspaper editors are reportedly transferred over its reporting of a scandal.
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Malaysia naked squats condemned

Monday, January 23rd 2006, 14:16

A Malaysian inquiry asks police to stop forcing suspects to strip and squat, after a row about a video.
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 '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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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