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Malaysia in need to postpone “developed country” target

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Malaysia will become a developed country not before 2022, missing its longstanding “Vision 2020” target by at least two years, based on current government...
Malaysia to scrutinise “dubious” Battersea Power Station deal

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The new Malaysian government will probe and possibly renegotiate the Battersea Power Station deal in London, undertaken by the previous government as part of...
New multi-billion scandal of former Malaysian government exposed

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Malaysia's new finance minister Lim Guan Eng on June 5 said he will report to the anti-graft agency upfront payments of 9.4 billion ringgit...
AirAsia boss in hot water after saying sorry for backing Malaysia’s Ex-PM

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AirAsia Group founder and CEO Tony Fernandes on May 13 publicly apologised for his pre-election support of Malaysia’s former ruling coalition Barisan Nasional and...
Malaysia ex-PM banned from leaving country – quits as party head

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Malaysia’s new Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad at a news conference on May 12 in Kuala Lumpur confirmed that he banned his predecessor Najib Razak...
Malaysia elections: Lower turnout, not enough voting stations

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Malaysia’s 14th general elections ended at 5pm Malaysian time on May 9, with many voters complaining about logistical problems such as too few polling...
Massive police presence to safeguard Malaysia’s general election

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Around 68,000 uniformed police will be deployed during Malaysia’s polling day on May 9, including 12,700 civil and police volunteers, according to Malaysia’s Internal...
Political titans face off in Malaysia’s suspense election this week

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On May 9, Malaysia goes to the polls in an election that seems to become the most suspenseful ever in the country with two...
Najib full of promises ahead of May 9 election

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Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak promised at a Labour Day speech on May 1 to raise the minimum wage this year if he wins...
Investors in suspense ahead of Malaysia polls

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Even though surveys predict that Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak will be returned to office in the country’s general elections on May 9, investors...
Malaysia to vote on May 9

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Malaysia's closely-watched 14th general elections will be held on May 9, the Election Commission announced on April 10. This means that polling will fall...
Stage set for “mother of all elections” in Malaysia

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced the dissolution of parliament on April 8 for a general election that will pose one of the sternest-ever...
Malaysia enters crucial election year 2018

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While Malaysia’s Prime Minister in his New Year Speech pointed at the “milestones” the country has achieved in 2017, the 60th anniversary of its...
Malaysia likely to hold elections as early as this year

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Malaysia's next general elections, initially due not before August 2018, could be held as early as in September or October this year, rumours emerged...
Malaysia’s Mahathir attacks ruling PM with new party

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Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Moh­amad (91) will form a new political party which is meant to join forces with the opposition in a...
Malaysia’s opposition weakened as Najib’s ruling coalition wins by-elections

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Malaysia's ruling coalition Barisan Nasional won two by-elections in Sungai Besar and Kuala Kangsar on June 18, defying a political movement led by former...
Sabah, Sarawak suggest spin-off if Malaysia gov’t passes Shariah penalty bill

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The Malaysian government's surprising endorsement of the Shariah penalty code and the support of the introduction of harsh punishments like amputations and stoning to...
Malaysia’s ruling coalition in decisive win in Sarawak

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Malaysia’s ruling coalition Barisan Nasional of embattled Prime Minister Najib Razak won May 8 elections in the key state of Sarawak in a landslide...