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Exclusive interview: Malaysia PM Mahathir Mohamad

“The time for change has come” – that was a summary from Malaysia’s new personality Mahathir Mohamad after his overwhelming feat over a statute bloc in May. The 92-year-old maestro politician, who served as Malaysia’s primary apportion for 22 years from ...

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Malaysia halts a large China-backed infrastructure project

Officials looking during a indication of Malaysia’s East Coast Rail Link during a plan launch in Sep 2017. Malaysia has put a brakes on a large China-backed rail project, citing extreme costs. The multibillion-dollar rail line was ostensible to bond ...

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Malaysia 1MDB scandal: Ex-PM Najib Razak arrested

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been arrested in Kuala Lumpur, state media reported, as partial of a examine into purported burglary and money-laundering during a 1MDB state investment fund. Najib’s family counsel told Channel News Asia on Tuesday that ...

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Malaysians angry over reports of child marriage

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Reports of matrimony between a 11-year aged lady and a male 30 years her comparison sparked an conflict in Malaysia on Saturday, reigniting plead on a theme of underage matrimony in a Muslim infancy country. The ...

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Malaysia to repel infantry stationed in Saudi Arabia

Malaysia’s defence apportion has pronounced that his country’s new supervision will repel a infantry from Saudi Arabia. In a matter done to internal media, Mohammed Sabu pronounced on Wednesday that progressing a infantry participation in a dominion risked boring Malaysia into ...

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Water hazard: Malaysia’s belt-tightening resurrects age-old brawl with Singapore

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – For over half a century, island-state Singapore has been removing half a uninformed H2O from northern neighbor Malaysia – a understanding that could be adult for examination as a new primary apportion in Kuala Lumpur seeks to ...

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Malaysia’s tip cartoonist says he’ll skip PM who attempted to jail him for …

Few distinguished a tumble of a Malaysian primary apportion Najib Razak in final month’s choosing utterly like Zulkiflee Anwar Ulhaque. The country’s many argumentative domestic cartoonist, famous as Zunar, had spent a past 9 years theme to unconstrained arrests and ...

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Malaysia Names Ex-1MDB Investigator as New Central Bank Governor

Malaysia named Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus, a former executive bank executive who investigated a scandal-plagued state account 1MDB, as administrator of a regulator. Shamsiah, who was emissary administrator during Bank Negara Malaysia for 6 years until she left in Nov ...

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Exclusive: Malaysia seeks to lay mixed charges opposite ex-premier Najib over 1MDB – Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Embezzlement and temptation with supervision income are among a charges that Malaysia is looking to move opposite former primary apportion Najib Razak following a examine into supports allegedly looted from a state-run criticism 1MDB, Prime Minister ...

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Malaysia gives a large jar to China’s One Belt, One Road projects

Malaysia was once a constant partner in China’s globe-spanning infrastructure expostulate though a new supervision is now pledging to examination Beijing-backed projects, melancholy pivotal links in a much-vaunted initiative. Kuala Lumpur’s prior regime, led by scandal-mired Najib Razak, had comfortable ...

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