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  1. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia hunts for pirates after oil tanker hijacking

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 05:27pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia is hunting for a group of machete-wielding pirates who hijacked a tanker off its eastern coast, stealing a million litres of oil, in the latest in a spate of attacks in its waters, an official said on Thursday. Pirates hijacked the Malaysia-registered tanker MT Budi Mesra Dua last Saturday off Bintulu in the oil-rich Sarawak state ...

  2. 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

    ... half the nation's crude oil output. He was given a "relatively free hand" to govern Sarawak on Borneo island because of his pivotal role in keeping Prime Minister Najib ...

  3. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Sarawak chief Taib Mahmud to step down amid graft claims

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 10:58pm by Reuters

    ... cent of its virgin forest. Sarawak officials say 84 per cent of the state is forested, although this includes massive oil palm estates planted in place of forests. Taib has been under ...

  4. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysian navy chief denies incursion by Chinese ships

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 10:30pm by Reuters

    ... their first joint military exercises this year. But there are signs that Malaysia's approach could shift as China presses huge claims in the oil- and gas-rich maritime area. Malaysia protested ...

  5. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Ailing Mahathir Mohamad resigns as Petronas adviser

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 05:24pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kuala Lumpur Ailing Mahathir resigns as Petronas adviser Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia’s long-serving former prime minister, has resigned as an adviser to state-run oil company Petronas, giving up a position he has held since he stepped down as leader in 2003, media reported on Monday. Mahathir, 88, had resigned from the post effective on December 1, the pro-government New ...

  6. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia’s Anwar calls for nationwide protest tour

    Posted May 09th 2013, 01:19pm by Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim called a protest tour over elections he says the ruling regime stole, as the White House urged authorities to “address concerns” about voter fraud. Anwar late on Wednesday addressed a rally of supporters dressed in black, to protest Sunday’s polls, who filled a stadium and spilled out into surrounding ...

  7. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Chinese firms in Malaysia face calls for boycott

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Chew

    ... who owns a factory making steel for the oil and gas industry, said his business had been unaffected by the boycott calls. "I have not experienced any drop in business from my Malay ...

  8. Property - International - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia's biggest developer, UEM, taps buyers in land-starved Singapore

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Malaysia economic zone, promoted by the government to tap demand from neighbouring Singapore for everything from seafront homes to oil storage. "Land value in Nusajaya is gaining ...

  9. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia rejects ceasefire, kills 32 Filipino militants

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... into the hilly region of vast oil palm estates and pockets of jungle. Anger has mounted in Malaysia over the incursion, which began on February 12 when fighters arrived from the southern Philippines ... and security forces were combing through huge oil palm groves for them. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged a peaceful resolution of the bizarre incursion. Tension is running high in eastern Sabah. ...

  10. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Filipino gunmen injure two Malaysian policemen

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 02:53pm by AFP

    ... but the men have refused to lay down arms, hiding within a security cordon around two villages, palm oil plantations and swamp. Sabah police chief Hamza Taib said gunmen have traded fresh fire ...




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