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  1. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysian opposition averts split as PAS backs Anwar Ibrahim

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:14am by AFP

    ... under criticism for alleged corruption, high-handedness and discrimination against the country's sizable non-Muslim ethnic Chinese and Indian minorities. UMNO's coalition lost ... the country since independence. But an impasse over this key political appointment put the conservative PAS on a collision course with its two more secular partners, reigniting doubts over ...

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    Lawyer for Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim charged with sedition

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 10:31pm by AFP

    ... for comments alleging that his client's controversial conviction on a sodomy charge was politically motivated. The charge against N. Surendran, also an opposition parliamentarian ... in 2012 as part of broader election promises to relax his now 57-year-old government's authoritarian ways. But his government continues to use the law regularly, typically against government ...

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    Anwar's sodomy accuser files HK$121m lawsuit against Malaysian opposition leader

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 11:04pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur Anwar's accuser files HK$121mlawsuit Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim faces a big civil lawsuit from a former male aide who has accused the opposition leader of sodomising him, Anwar's lawyers said yesterday, ca ...

  4. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Teen who ‘liked’ pro-Israel Facebook page probed for sedition in Malaysia

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 11:31pm by AFP

    ... media. Abdul Rahim reportedly said a sedition probe was under way and that the student claimed to have accidentally clicked "like". Police are also investigating death threats against ...

  5. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysian opposition faces split over Anwar Ibrahim's bid to appoint wife chief minister

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 12:36am by Amy Chew

    ... a good job. He is also honest and is not involved in cronyism and corruption," said businessman Rizal Ismail, who is a PKR supporter. PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang and its spiritual ... between moderates and conservatives, according to Merdeka Centre, an independent pollster. "There is a group of hardliners in PAS who feel the party's Islamic credentials are being ...

  6. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak vows to reform Election Commission

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... She added that the commission should be independent and not overseen by a parliamentary committee. Najib's Barisan Nasional won 133 of 222 parliamentary seats in the hard-fought May ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur PM Najib vows to reform Election Commission Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak yesterday announced he would reform the nation's Election ...

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    Former Malaysian PM Mahathir calls for more internet censorship

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 06:14am by AFP

    ... linked to Facebook," he said. Tony Pua, 42-year-old opposition lawmaker with the Democratic Action Party, said that he supported "some degree of internet control" against ...

  8. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia PM Najib Razak facing problems despite decisive action on Flight MH17

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 06:14am by Satish Cheney

    ... chief executive at the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs, a Malaysian think tank. Allegations of corruption remain rife and there are structural issues with the economy. Proper ...

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    Envoy to be sent back to New Zealand to face attempted rape charge

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:15am by AFP

    ... as a diplomatic storm erupted over the case. Kuala Lumpurhad earlier asked Wellington to drop the case against defence staff assistant Muhammad Rizalman Ismail, promising he would never return ... home in the same Wellington suburb where Malaysia's high commission is located. Police charged him with burglary and assault with intent to commit rape- both offences that carry a possible ...

  10. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Sea search for migrants missing after boat home to Indonesia sinks in chase

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 08:49pm by AFP

    ... profiting from illegal labour and corruption among border authorities. "Unless all this is addressed, this will happen again and again," Aegile Fernandez, of Malaysian migrant labour ...




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