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Malaysia: Country 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 regions: Peninsular Malaysia and Borneo's 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, as well as a maritime border with the Philippines and Vietnam. Kuala Lumpur is the national capital, the country's largest city, and the seat of the legislative branch of the federal government. Putrajaya is the administrative centre, which represents the seat of both the executive branch and the judicial branch of the federal government. With a population of over 33 million, the country is the world's 43rd-most populous country. Malaysia is tropical and is one of 17 megadiverse countries; it is home to numerous endemic species. Tanjung Piai in the Malaysian state of Johor is the southernmost point of continental Eurasia.

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Malaysia: Boycott campaigns hit dozens of brands accused of supporting Israel [Video]

Malaysia: Boycott campaigns hit dozens of brands accused of supporting Israel

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Watch: Malaysian scientists save marine mammals by listening to the sounds of the sea [Video]

Watch: Malaysian scientists save marine mammals by listening to the sounds of the sea

Scientists at MareCet Research Organisation listen carefully as the sea shares secrets about marine conservation

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McDonald's Posts Disappointing Q1 Results Amid Ongoing Boycotts [Video]

McDonald's Posts Disappointing Q1 Results Amid Ongoing Boycotts

McDonald's Posts , Disappointing Q1 Results , Amid Ongoing Boycotts. 'The Independent' reports that McDonald's posted weaker- than-expected results in the first quarter of 2024, as a result of a..

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Malaysian navy helicopters collide mid-air during rehearsal, all 10 crew members dead | Oneindia [Video]

Malaysian navy helicopters collide mid-air during rehearsal, all 10 crew members dead | Oneindia

Tragedy struck on Tuesday as two helicopters collided mid-air during a rehearsal for a Royal Malaysian Navy parade, resulting in the loss of ten lives. The navy confirmed that all victims were crew..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 02:12Published

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