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  1. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

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

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

    ... the MH17 challenge boils down to his modus operandi," said Alan Chong, an expert in Southeast Asian politics at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies in Singapore. "As ... department at the National University of Singapore. However, once the latest crisis abroad is resolved, domestic challenges remain for Najib and his United Malays National Organisation party. ...

  2. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia hunts for pirates after oil tanker hijacking

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

    ... as the ship sailed from neighbouring Singapore. “Ten machete-wielding pirates boarded the ship, which was carrying about a million litres of diesel. They took control of the tanker for about 10 ... Sufi said. “We are hunting down the pirates,” he added. Pirates have attacked a number of vessels in waters off Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia recently. In April, pirates injured the captain ...

  3. Property - International - MALAYSIA

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

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

    ... UEM looks to land-starved Singapore for buyers as it markets HK$10b in housing and commercial projects in Iskandar economic zone UEM Land Holdings, Malaysia's biggest developer ... 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 ...

  4. 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

    ... Bloomberg in Singapore Ex-wife of Sarawak godfather's elder son seeks US$120 million payout, drawing attention to unexplained fortune estimated at US$1 billion Divorce exposes patriarch's wealth Abdul Taib Mahmud, who ruled the Malaysian state of Sarawak for more than three decades, retired in February with a family fortune estimated in the US$1 billion range. Now, some ...

  5. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    British tourist killed as Malaysia bus plunges into ravine

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 04:24pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur British man, 32, died of head injuries at the scene while 40 others injured A passenger bus plunged into a ravine after leaving a Malaysian island resort, killing a British man and injuring 40 others, mostly foreign tourists, police said on Monday. The chartered bus bound for neighbouring Singapore lost control and skidded, falling ...

  6. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Air quality in Kuala Lumpur plummets amid forest fires

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 11:16pm by BLOOM

    ... in Singapore reached a record because of Indonesian forest fires. The pollution now blanketing Kuala Lumpur was not being caused by this, Malaysia's Department of Environment said. "The ... last month due to forest fires causing local haze. Parliament in neighbouring Singapore, which has suffered a drought since January, was due yesterday to discuss distributing face masks ...

  7. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Is Hishammuddin Hussein, voice of Malaysia on flight MH370, headed for the top?

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 06:08am by Satish Cheney

    ... Hishammuddin has been doing is adequate enough," said Oh, now a senior fellow at the Rajaratnam School of International Studies in Singapore. Hishammuddin's tilt at the premiership is still ...

  8. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim’s sodomy acquittal overturned

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 05:30pm by Reuters

    ... pic.twitter.com/cU6ZlE3LJt — Yahoo Singapore (@YahooSG) March 7, 2014 “All over again, after 15 years, they want to put me in the lockup and that is why they are rushing,” Anwar said. A charismatic campaigner ...

  9. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Haze from Indonesian fires returns to Malaysia

    Posted Jul 22nd 2013, 09:12pm by AFP

    ... relief. Malaysia and neighbouring Singapore last month choked on the worst haze in more than a decade, with readings of more than 300 marking “hazardous” air quality in some parts of Malaysia. The pollution scared off tourists, forced schools to close and caused a rise in respiratory illnesses. Skies were clear in Singapore on Monday, with the country’s Pollutant Standards Index reading ...

  10. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    ‘Malaysia’s Banksy’ goes viral with crime mural

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 04:31pm by Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur

    ... a reputation as an unsafe counterpart to squeaky-clean neighbouring Singapore. Messages on Zacharevic’s Facebook page have praised him. “Awesome. The world needs more critical thinking and less ...




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