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  1. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Sedition Act crackdown denying Malaysians freedom of speech

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 05:55pm by Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur

    ... the actions of a state sultan in a 2009 political controversy, and has since launched a constitutional challenge to the Sedition Act.   ... including a group of United Nations human rights experts who said last week it “threatens freedom of expression by criminalising dissent”. The US embassy in Malaysia joined in on Friday, saying ...

  2. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia's sultan step into power vacuum, with protection of Sedition Act

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 05:25am by Reuters

    ... traditional rulers, the sultans. A decline in support for the long-ruling coalition, led by the United Malays National Organisation (Umno), at the last two general elections has left a power vacuum. ... in Putrajaya [Malaysia's seat of government], this would not have happened," said Abdul Aziz Bari, a constitutional law expert. "... It shows that Umno is so desperate to cling ...

  3. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysian opposition averts split as PAS backs Anwar Ibrahim

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

    ... Selangor, Muslim-majority Malaysia's richest and most populous state, which the opposition won in 2008. Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) earlier opposed the move, but yesterday threw its ... have enabled the three-party opposition to present a united front in the last two polls despite wide religious differences and pose a real challenge to the ruling coalition which has governed ...

  4. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia opposition party expels Abdul minister who won't quit

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 06:45am by AFP

    ... membership in Keadilan, also known as the People's Justice Party (PKR), over his refusal to vacate the post of chief minister of Selangor, Muslim-majority Malaysia's most populous state ... Khalid would remain chief minister of Selangor until ordered to step down by the state assembly or royalty. National power was retained in elections last year by the long-ruling coalition ...

  5. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    British tourist killed as Malaysia bus plunges into ravine

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

    ... The passengers- including 19 Singaporeans, and others from France, United States, Britain, India, Myanmar and Vietnam- had spent their holidays on Redang Island, Yahaya added. Bus crashes are common ... into the 10-metre-deep ravine in the east coast state of Pahang on Sunday, district police chief Yahaya Othman said. A British man, 32, died of head injuries at the scene, he said. The other 37 passengers- more ...

  6. News - China Insider - MALAYSIA

    Pictured: The Chinese tourist kidnapped by ‘rebels’ while on holiday in Malaysia

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 08:10am by Patrick Boehler and agencies

    ... woman from Shanghai along with a hotel employee in a raid in Malaysia's Sabah state on Wednesday night. Our priority is to ensure the safety of the hostages MALAYSIAN PRIME MINISTER NAJIB ... to Sabah's police chief and urged officers to carry out a speedy rescue, deputy consul general Liu Dongyuan said. The Philippines said its maritime police unit and anti-kidnapping officers were ...

  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

    ... former rulers invaded Sabah last year claiming the Malaysian state belonged to them. "He wasn't good and there was much criticism from locals back then," said Sivamurugan Pandian, ... coalition, the United Malays National Organisation (Umno), it will take more than just popularity to become prime minister. "Umno politics is not so much about being popular. It is about clever ...

  8. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim’s sodomy acquittal overturned

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

    ... and speaker, Anwar reached the pinnacle of the powerful United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), Malaysia’s ruling party, in the 1990s. As deputy prime minister, he was in line to take power ... The latest charges were first brought by the government after Anwar united a disparate opposition and led it to what was then its best-ever showing in 2008 polls. This trial was all about knocking ...

  9. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Trafficking abuse of Myanmar Rohingya spreads to Malaysia

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

    ... anti-human-trafficking record, which is at imminent risk of being downgraded by the United States to be on a par with North Korea. It also highlights the porous state of Malaysia’s 500km-long northern border, ... 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 ...

  10. 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 escaped a suspected assassination bid during a visit to Malaysia last week, a report said. Malaysia's state-run Bernama news agency quoted police as saying Aye Maung and Aye Thar Aung were ...




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