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  1. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia replaces transport minister who took charge of MH370 hunt

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 10:13pm by AFP

    ... discrimination by the ethnic Malay-dominated coalition. Najib's National Front coalition, which has ruled the country since independence in 1957, was re-elected in May last year though it lost ...

  2. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    U-turn as Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim admits MH370 pilot is in-law's relative

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 11:24pm by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan in Kuala Lumpur adrian.wan@scmp.com Now Anwar says pilot's an in-law's relative Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has admitted the missing plane's captain, Zaharie Ahmad Shah, is a relative of his daughter in-law, contradicting comments he made a day earlier. "I am not denying that he [Zaharie] is related to one of my in-laws ...

  3. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Son’s divorce settlement battle exposes unexplained wealth of ex-Sarawak ruler Abdul Taib Mahmud

    Posted May 13th 2014, 11:03pm by BLOOM

    ... without her knowledge during their 19-year marriage. Under Malaysian law, it's legal for Muslim men to marry as many as four wives. According to Shahnaz, Mahmud may also have stakes in 85 ...

  4. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Leading Malaysian opposition figure Karpal Singh dies in road accident

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 10:53am by Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur

    ... "In politics he was an implacable leader; in law, a committed advocate," he said. Anwar said the news of Singh's death came "like a lightning bolt". In politics he was an implacable leader; in law, a committed advocate PRIME MINISTER NAJIB RAZAK "Just last evening, I had had a lengthy chat with him," the opposition leader said, expressing "profound ...

  5. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Kidnappers demand US$11.2 million for return of Chinese tourist snatched in Malaysia

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 03:25pm by Teddy Ng

    ... release,” Zahid, whose ministry handles internal security and law enforcement, said today.  “We hope this case can be settled as soon as possible," he said. “We have sent our team, the police ...

  6. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia bans Ultraman comic book after it uses 'Allah' to describe Japanese action hero

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 10:59am by AP and AFP

    ... to all Ultra heroes.” The ban is enforced under the Printing Presses and Publications Act, a much-criticised law which gives authorities wide-ranging powers over printed material, which was also ...

  7. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysian opposition leader Karpal Singh convicted of sedition for ‘insult’

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 10:10pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur Malaysian opposition leader convicted A Malaysian court found a veteran opposition leader guilty of sedition yesterday in the latest use of a law ... to backtrack on reform. Najib's office said the government "remains committed" to replacing the law, but gave no time frame. "Until new legislation is in place, existing cases must ...

  8. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia defends poll setup after massive opposition rally

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 02:45pm by Associated Press in Kuala Lumpur

    ... and racial discrimination. A government statement late Saturday said the Elections Commission has taken huge strides to ensure free and fair polls, including using indelible ink for the first time ... to the poor and abolishing security laws that were widely considered repressive. But the opposition says that only a change of government will resolve problems such as corruption and racial ...

  9. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysian king backs court ban on non-Muslims using Allah

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 06:35pm by Reuters

    ... of the law and judicial decisions.” Police are currently investigating a Catholic priest under sedition laws for insisting the word can be used by non-Muslims in Malay, the country’s national ...

  10. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Protest in Malaysia after government suspends magazine

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 06:28pm by Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur

    ... and social media sites. Amid pressure, Najib has vowed to grant greater civil liberties, loosening decades-old security and other laws deemed as repressive by critics. But he is facing resistance, ...




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