Malaysia's navy chief denies Chinese incursion in James Shoal
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The reported activity at the southernmost tip of Beijing's sweeping claims over the South China Sea appeared to be the latest sign of its territorial assertiveness that has boosted tensions with claimants such as the Philippines and Vietnam. … Abdul …

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Malaysia's retreat from modernity
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Amanda Whiting, associate director, Malaysia, of the University of Melbourne's Asian Law Centre, tells The Australian that the Anwar case underlines how Malaysia's judges don't seem to be on the wavelength of “the liberal political and legal philosophy …

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Malaysia's future is dark after the unjust conviction of Anwar Ibrahim
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This week, Malaysia convicted opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim for five years on trumped up charges of Sodomy, which Ibrahim decried as nothing more than a political ploy. Though protests have emerged, they have been relatively quiet considering the …

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Malaysia's Anwar in 'deplorable' jail conditions – daughter
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Anwar denies the sodomy charge, calling it a "political conspiracy" by the government to curb the opposition's momentum. Homosexual acts are illegal in Muslim-majority Malaysia but few cases are ever prosecuted. Nurul called on authorities at Anwar's …

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Malaysia's Anwar in 'deplorable' jail conditions: daughter
www.business-standard.com

Nurul Izzah said the conditions were inappropriate for her father, who she called a "political prisoner", and could exacerbate a chronic back problem and otherwise threaten the 67-year-old's health. Anwar was jailed last week for five years by the …

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Lawyers: Malaysia's Anwar faces health risk in prison cell
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FILE – In this Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 file photo, Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, center, arrives at court house in Putrajaya, Malaysia. Less than a week after Anwar was jailed for sodomy, his lawyers said Monday, Feb. 16, he faces a serious …

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Malaysia's premier under scrutiny over wealth
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's premier is under mounting scrutiny for cracking down on opponents, troubles in a strategic development fund and questions over his family assets, with even ruling-party conservatives questioning his leadership. Prime Minister …

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge reaches Malaysia's shores
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KUCHING: The much talked-about, revolutionary Samsung Galaxy Note Edge has reached Malaysian shores and will be retailing at RM2,999. The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge offers its users a revolutionary way of interacting with their devices and favourite …

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Malaysia's economy unexpectedly picks up speed in Q4
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Malaysia's economy surprisingly picked up speed in Q4 on strong construction and manufacturing activity, boosting full-year growth to its fastest since 2010. Malaysia's economy expanded 5.8% in the fourth quarter of 2014 supported largely by strong …

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Can the jailing of Anwar save Malaysia's democracy?
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The jailing of Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim last week for sodomy following a seven-year court battle marks the end of an incredible chapter in the annals of Malaysian politics and the simultaneous beginning of a new one that could potentially change the …

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Malaysia's total trade up 5.9 per cent to RM1.5 trillion
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He noted SMEs made up 98.5 per cent of the total business establishments in Malaysia. “They are indeed the backbone of our economy and the total SME establishments in Sarawak are continuously increasing to more than 43,000 in 2014. In respect of …

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Can the jailing of Anwar save Malaysia's democracy?
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The jailing of Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim last week for sodomy following a seven-year court battle marks the end of an incredible chapter in the annals of Malaysian politics and the simultaneous beginning of a new one that could potentially change the …

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