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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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    Malaysian student activist jailed for 10 months under controversial sedition law

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 11:09pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur Student jailed for sedition A Malaysian court yesterday sentenced a student activist to 10 months in jail for sedition amid the government's increasing use of colonial-era legislation to stifle dissent, despite promises to repeal the law. The guilty verdict against Safwan Anang, 24, follows a recent wave of charges under the Sedition Act, ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    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 ...

  5. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    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 ...

  6. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Six men jailed for month in Malaysia after staging ‘Nude Sports Games 2014’

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:27pm by Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur

    ... country have increasingly bumped up against conservative attitudes among Muslims and the country’s long-time authoritarian government. In a separate case, a male and female model were fined ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    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 ...

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    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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