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  1. 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

    ... from Singapore, the Philippines, Malaysia and two Myanmar nationals.” The gathering has been condemned by Muslim conservatives, but also many non-Muslims, and triggered heated online exchanges ...

  2. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Trafficking abuse of Myanmar Rohingya spreads to Malaysia

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 02:37pm by Reuters in Bukit Mertajam, Malaysia

    ... asylum seekers fleeing persecution in Myanmar. Police in the northern Malaysian states of Penang and Kedah have conducted several raids on the houses in recent months, including an operation ... stateless Muslims from western Myanmar, where clashes with majority Buddhists since the middle of 2012 have killed hundreds and forced about 140,000 into squalid camps. Many of the tens of thousands ...

  3. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Two Myanmar politicians escape 'assassination' bid in Kuala Lumpur

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 04:13am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur Myanmar politicians escape 'assassination' bid Two Myanmar politicians from a western state riven by deadly communal violence narrowly ... was injured, said the report. The two politicians are from the Arakan National Party, which represents the mostly Buddhist Rakhine, the largest ethnic group in Myanmar's Rakhine state. The state ...

  4. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Myanmese Buddhists fear violence in Malaysia

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Chew

    ... Something can happen at any time," said Maung Hla, chairman of the Burma Refugee Organisation in Malaysia. "This trouble in Malaysia is because of trouble in Myanmar. You can say Rohingya ... the country. "I can tell you many Myanmese workers are leaving Malaysia. Workers in Myanmar who got visas to come here to work are cancelling them because of the news of this violence," said ...

  5. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Nine dead, 27 missing after second boat sinks off coast of Malaysia

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 03:19pm by Associated Press in Kuala Lumpur

    ... from poorer neighbours such as Indonesia, Bangladesh and Myanmar seeking low-paying plantation, construction, and factory work that is typically shunned by Malaysians. Around two million ...

  6. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia rescues 136 Myanmar refugees

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 03:25pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur Malaysian authorities have rescued at least 136 people believed to be ethnic Rohingya Muslims fleeing strife in Myanmar aboard a leaking boat ... Maritime Enforcement Agency, following deadly sectarian violence in Myanmar. The boats have typically carried at least 120-240 people, added Tan, the agency’s northern region enforcement chief, ...

  7. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    450 Myanmar asylum seekers reach Malaysia

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 03:12pm by Associated Press in Kuala Lumpur

    ... Associated Press in Kuala Lumpur Police say about 450 asylum seekers from Myanmar have landed in Malaysia after a dangerous boat journey that left one dead. They are one of the largest groups of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims who’ve reached Malaysia this year after leaving their violence-scarred hometowns. A police official on Malaysia’s northern Langkawi island says the asylum ...

  8. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    37 missing, two dead after asylum boat sinks off Malaysia’s west coast

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 10:26am by Agence France-Presse

    ... neighbours such as Indonesia, Bangladesh and Myanmar. Accidents, however, are frequent as thousands annually risk the sea journey in rickety boats to seek low-paying work- typically shunned ...

  9. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    900 Myanmese held as two killed in sectarian clashes in Malaysia

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in critical condition and the attacks were "believed to be the result of violence in Myanmar". "The operation is to send a clear message to stop this nonsense and not bring the violence ... their Muslim countrymen seeking vengeance over violence back in Myanmar. Deadly sectarian strife pitting Myanmar's majority Buddhists against the Muslim ethnic Rohingya minority has flared since ...

  10. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Sunken Malaysia asylum boat that killed at least 9 was 'massively overloaded'

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 11:34am by AP, AFP

    ... festival. Both Malaysia and Indonesia are Muslim-majority. Relatively affluent Malaysia is a magnet for migrant workers from poorer neighbours such as Indonesia, Bangladesh and Myanmar seeking ...




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