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Malaysia, Indonesia ease COVID-19 restrictions for Ramadan
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Malaysia's Najib Razak appeals corruption conviction
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Malaysia court grants challenges to Myanmar deportations
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Asian countries set for COVID-19 vaccination drives
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Defying court, Malaysia deports Myanmar nationals
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Malaysia deports 1,086 Myanmar nationals despite court order
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Monkey Steals Man's Phone, Snaps SelfiesA monkey stole a man's smartphone in Malaysia, and when the guy finally got it back he discovered a ton of monkey selfies!!! The long-tailed macaque swiped the phone from the man's home in Johor, and..
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Moving troops from Europe to counter Chinese threat to India: US Secretary of State Mike PompeoPompeo said that the ruling Chinese Communist Party was posing a threat to India, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, adding that the "US military is postured appropriately to meet the challenges."
Malaysia could send Rohingya detainees back out to sea: sourcesMalaysia is considering a plan to send nearly 300 Rohingya Muslim refugees detained after arriving on a damaged boat back out to sea once the ship has been fixed, two security sources told Reuters on..
Covid-19: Punjab couple stranded in Malaysia seek government help for their returnA couple from Moga, presently stranded in Malaysia, has sent a video clip seeking help of Union government and the Punjab government to ensure their safe return to the state. The five-year-old daughter..
Malaysia PM paves way for year-end snap poll: reportMalaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin is preparing for snap election by the end of the year, Singapore's Straits Times newspaper said, as he seeks a firm mandate amid uncertainty over how much..
Malaysia bars citizens from haj pilgrimage on coronavirus fearsMalaysia said on Thursday its citizens would be barred from making the haj pilgrimage this year due to concerns over the new coronavirus, following in the steps of neighbouring Indonesia, which is also..
Malaysia reports 31 new coronavirus cases; no new deathsMalaysian health authorities on Thursday reported 31 new coronavirus cases, raising the cumulative total to 8,369 cases.
Malaysia resumes travel, haircuts and retail therapy as coronavirus curbs easeHair salons and shopping malls reopened, traffic jams returned and interstate travel resumed in Malaysia on Wednesday in a further easing of coronavirus restrictions to revive an economy hard hit by..
Malaysia to reopen schools in stages from June 24: ministerMalaysia will begin reopening schools from June 24, its education minister said on Wednesday, as the country enters recovery mode after three months of strict curbs on movement and businesses to..
Malaysian prosecutors drop corruption charges against Najib allyMalaysian government prosecutors withdrew corruption charges on Tuesday against an ally of former premier Najib Razak, whose party returned to power in a new coalition three months ago after having..
Malaysia to ask Bangladesh to take back Rohingya refugees found at seaMalaysia will ask Bangladesh to take back about 300 Rohingya refugees detained after a boat carrying them entered its waters this week, the southeast Asian nation's defence minister said on Tuesday.
Malaysia to reopen most economic activity with virus outbreak 'under control'Malaysia on Sunday said it would reopen nearly all economic activity and allow interstate travel starting June 10, lifting coronavirus restrictions imposed nearly three months ago as it moves to revive..
Exclusive: Malaysia - Even $3 billion not enough to settle 1MDB case with GoldmanMalaysia's new government would not be willing to accept even compensation of $3 billion from Goldman Sachs in a settlement over the 1MDB scandal, the finance minister told Reuters, ruling out a figure..
Eight countries, including India, ask UN Human Rights Commissioner to be responsible amid COVID-19 crisisThe joint letter was written by the permanent missions of India, Indonesia, Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam in Geneva to the OHCHR
Malaysian ex-PM Najib faces July verdict in first 1MDB-linked trialA Malaysian court will deliver its verdict in a case against former prime minister Najib Razak on July 28, the first of several corruption trials he faces over a multibillion-dollar scandal at state..
No discussion on RCEP during India-Australia virtual summit: MEAThe RCEP is a proposed free trade agreement in the Asia-Pacific region between the ten member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) namely, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos,..
Malaysia reports 30 new COVID-19 infectionsMalaysia reported 30 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday, taking the cumulative total to 7,762.
Singapore says Malaysia wants further deferral of joint rail projectSingapore said on Friday it was reviewing a request by neighbouring Malaysia to further suspend a high speed rail project set to link the city-state to Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur.
Malaysia's ruling party dumps Mahathir, dissentersMalaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's ruling party on Thursday terminated the membership of his predecessor Mahathir Mohamad, a move widely seen as an attmept to consolidate power as he faces a..
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Swiss trial begins of banker alleged to have ignored 1MDB warningsA banker went on trial in Switzerland on Tuesday charged with failing to sound the alarm over millions of dollars linked to scandal-tainted Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB.
'A sad mood': Muslim doctor in Malaysia spends Eid in hospital amid pandemicMalaysian doctor Muhammad Syahidd Al-Hatim was used to being away from his family on Eid al-Fitr, having spent the past two years celebrating the end of the holy Ramadan fasting month at Kuala Lumpur..
Malaysia says second virus cluster breaks out at migrant detention centersA new cluster of coronavirus infections has broken out in Malaysia at a detention center for undocumented migrants, authorities said on Saturday.
Rohingya targeted in Malaysia as coronavirus stokes xenophobiaEleyas, a Rohingya Muslim, fled to Malaysia six years ago, seeking a safe haven from persecution in Myanmar.
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Malaysia PM in home quarantine after officer tests positive for COVID-19Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin will be home quarantined for 14 days after an officer who attended a meeting with him this week tested positive for the new coronavirus, the prime minister's..
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Mahathir promises 'very big trouble' for Malaysia's ruling coalitionVeteran Malaysian politician Mahathir Mohamad said he would seek to oust Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin at every turn, scolding his successor for bringing back into power a graft-tainted party..
Exclusive: India resumes purchases of Malaysian palm oil - tradersIndian buyers have resumed purchases of Malaysian palm oil after a four-month gap following a diplomatic row, with buying spurred by a fall in domestic inventories and discounted prices, trade sources..
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Empty middle seat? Depends on which country you are flying inIn Thailand, you cannot have food or water in flight and must wear a mask. In Malaysia and Indonesia, the plane needs to be half-empty. In the United States and Europe, it's not mandatory for airlines..