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Malaysia: Federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia
Malaysia is a country in Southeast Asia. The federal constitutional monarchy consists of 13 states and three federal territories, separated by the South China Sea into two similarly sized regions, Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia. Peninsular Malaysia shares a land and maritime border with Thailand and maritime borders with Singapore, Vietnam, and Indonesia. East Malaysia shares land and maritime borders with Brunei and Indonesia and a maritime border with the Philippines and Vietnam. Kuala Lumpur is the national capital and largest city while Putrajaya is the seat of federal government. With a population of over 30 million, Malaysia is the world's 44th most populous country. The southernmost point of continental Eurasia, Tanjung Piai, is in Malaysia. In the tropics, Malaysia is one of 17 megadiverse countries, with large numbers of endemic species.

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Malaysia begins inquiry into 2015 discovery of mass graves, human trafficking camps

Malaysia began a public inquiry on Wednesday into the discovery of mass graves and suspected human trafficking camps in the jungles near its border with Thailand, which prompted a regional crisis in..
Reuters - Published

Tejas wows Malaysia, but Pakistan & Korean jets still in the race


IndiaTimes - Published

Videos for Malaysia

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak arrives at court [Video]Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak arrives at court

Ousted Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak arrives in court for his trial over charges linked to a multi-billion-dollar scandal at state fund 1Malysia Developmebt Berhad. Rough cut - no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:39Published

Malaysia to Free Vietnamese Woman Accused of Kim Jong Nam Murder [Video]Malaysia to Free Vietnamese Woman Accused of Kim Jong Nam Murder

According to Reuters, a Vietnamese woman who had been accused of killing the half-brother of North Korea’s leader will be freed from a Malaysian prison on May 3, a day earlier than previously..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Malaysian Golfer Found Dead In Hotel Room [Video]Malaysian Golfer Found Dead In Hotel Room

CNN reports Malaysian golfer Arie Irawan died in his hotel room aged 28 while competing at a tournament in China, with "early indications" suggesting it was due to natural causes. Irawan missed the cut..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

Duterte Says Military Action Possible in Island Dispute [Video]Duterte Says Military Action Possible in Island Dispute

President Rodrigo Duterte says he will tell his troops to prepare for a "suicide mission" to defend Thitu Island.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:13Published

Malaysia's Najib Razak pleads not guilty at start of 1MDB trial [Video]Malaysia's Najib Razak pleads not guilty at start of 1MDB trial

Ex-Prime Minister Najib on trial in first of a series of prosecutions related to alleged theft of billions of dollars.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:27Published

Malaysia's former leader Najib in the dock as graft trial begins [Video]Malaysia's former leader Najib in the dock as graft trial begins

Ten years to the day after he was sworn in, disgraced former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has begun to stand trial for corruption charges linked to a multibillion-dollar scandal that brought..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:42Published

Malaysian ex-PM Najib arrives at court for 1MDB-linked graft trial [Video]Malaysian ex-PM Najib arrives at court for 1MDB-linked graft trial

Disgraced former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak arrives at a Malaysian court to go on trial over 1MDB-linked graft a multibillion-dollar scandal that brought down his government. Rough cut - no..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:48Published

Malaysia: Ex-PM Najib Razak to face trial over corruption charges [Video]Malaysia: Ex-PM Najib Razak to face trial over corruption charges

Najib faces 42 charges linked to theft of $4.5bN from state investment fund after winning election last May.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:48Published

Euro zone factory activity contracts faster in March [Video]Euro zone factory activity contracts faster in March

Factories in the euro zone had their worst month for almost six years in March and forward looking indicators pointed to gloomy times ahead, a survey found, grim reading for European Central Bank..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:38Published

Woman Accused of Killing Kim Jong-nam Takes Plea Deal [Video]Woman Accused of Killing Kim Jong-nam Takes Plea Deal

Doan Thi Huong pleaded guilty to "causing hurt by a dangerous weapon."

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:55Published

Woman Accused Of Killing Kim Jong Nam Escapes Death Penalty [Video]Woman Accused Of Killing Kim Jong Nam Escapes Death Penalty

CNN reports A Vietnamese woman accused of using a deadly nerve agent to assassinate the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has accepted a lesser charge of "causing hurt by a dangerous..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

Kim Jong Nam trial: Malaysia drops second murder charge [Video]Kim Jong Nam trial: Malaysia drops second murder charge

A Vietnamese woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un escaped the death penalty on Monday, after Malaysian prosecutors dropped a murder charge against her. Grace Lee..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:14Published

Vietnamese accused of murdering the half-brother of North Korean leader arrives in court [Video]Vietnamese accused of murdering the half-brother of North Korean leader arrives in court

A Vietnamese woman accused of murdering Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, arrives in court. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:39Published

A trans musician sings her story in conservative Malaysia [Video]A trans musician sings her story in conservative Malaysia

Shika Corona is a transgender guitarist and singer of an LGBT band in Malaysia. The band is unique in the conservative country, where same-sex acts have been outlawed. Jayson Albano reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:57Published

Dissident group claims North Korean embassy raid [Video]Dissident group claims North Korean embassy raid

A Spanish judge plans to request the extradition from the United States of members of a group he suspects of forcing their way into the North Korean embassy in Madrid and trying to persuade an official..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:01Published

Pakistan call for peace with India as it shows off its military might [Video]Pakistan call for peace with India as it shows off its military might

President Arif Alvi said he hoped the region would remain peaceful and focus on education, health and employment rather than war. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:21Published

New Zealanders hold moment of silence for mosque shooting victims [Video]New Zealanders hold moment of silence for mosque shooting victims

From bikies in Tauranga to people on the streets of Wellington, New Zealanders pause for a moment of reflection on Friday to mourn the Christchurch mosque shooting victims. Rough Cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

'We are one' says PM Ardern as New Zealand mourns with prayers [Video]'We are one' says PM Ardern as New Zealand mourns with prayers

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told a crowd of thousands that 'New Zealand mourns with you' as the call to prayer rang out over Christchurch one week after a shooting left 50 people dead...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:24Published

New Zealand Begins Funerals [Video]New Zealand Begins Funerals

According to REuters, The bodies of victims from New Zealand’s mosques mass shooting were carried in open caskets on the shoulders of mourners into a large tent at Christchurch’s Memorial Park..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

New Zealand starts to bury mosque attack victims [Video]New Zealand starts to bury mosque attack victims

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Saturday promised to reform the country’s gun laws, a day after at least one gunman attacked worshippers in two mosques, killing 49 and wounding 42..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:34Published

'Our gun laws will change' [Video]'Our gun laws will change'

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern vowed to change the country's gun laws after telling reporters that the alleged perpetrator of the deadly attack at two mosques in Christchurch had a gun..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:58Published

Toxic fumes from Malaysia river affect thousands [Video]Toxic fumes from Malaysia river affect thousands

Three people are arrested in connection with toxic fumes from the Kim Kim River that have sent thousands to hospital this week in Malaysia.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:13Published

Malaysia rejects call to free woman accused of killing Kim Jong Un's half brother [Video]Malaysia rejects call to free woman accused of killing Kim Jong Un's half brother

The woman accused of killing Kim Jong Un's half brother in 2017 will resume trial in April after calls to release her were rejected by Malaysia's attorney-general. The second woman accused in the case..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:23Published

 

MMRDA reconnects with Scomi Engineering for monorail spares

Authority had terminated Malaysian firm's contract for non-performance
DNA - Published

Malaysia's ruling coalition loses state by-election as support wanes

Malaysia's ruling coalition lost a state constituency in a by-election on Saturday in a further sign of declining public support for Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's alliance.
Reuters - Published

Malaysia to free Vietnamese woman accused of Kim Jong Nam murder on May 3: lawyer

A Vietnamese woman who had been accused of killing the half-brother of North Korea's leader will be freed from a Malaysian prison on May 3, her lawyer said, a day earlier than previously expected.
Reuters - Published

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