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Kuala Lumpur

Footage shows attack on Kim Jong-nam

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CCTV footage from Kuala Lumpur International Airport showing the deadly assault last week on Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un,...
Three arrested in Kim Jong-nam assassination case: Malaysia police

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Two women with a Vietnamese and Indonesian passport, respectively, and a Malaysian man believed to be the partner of the Indonesian woman, were arrested...
Malaysia enters cultural exchange cooperation with North Korea

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Malaysia, one of the few countries globally that have close diplomatic relations with North Korea and of the even fewer ones for which North...
Massive protests against Malaysia PM despite arrests, rally ban

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Tens of thousands of protesters, unimpressed by the arrests of opposition leaders, marched in Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur on November 19, demanding that scandal-hit...
Prime property price growth slows across major ASEAN cities

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Real estate consultancy Knight Frank in its latest research on prime residential property prices in tier-1 cities around the world, entitled Prime Global Cities...
Bangkok dethrones London as world’s most popular travel destination

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Thailand's capital Bangkok has been ranked top of in MasterCard's 2016 list of the world's most popular travel destinations by number of visitors. The...
Students rally for arrest of “Malaysia Official 1” in 1MDB case

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Student protesters marched in Kuala Lumpur on August 27 and called for the arrest of an unnamed high-ranking government official dubbed "Malaysian Official 1"...
Call for tender for Singapore-Kuala Lumpur high-speed rail

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Malaysia and Singapore will be calling for a joint tender on August 22 to appoint a development partner for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed...
Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed train project kicked off

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Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak formally agreed on July 19 to jointly construct a high-speed rail link...
Singapore costliest, KL cheapest city for expats in ASEAN

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Singapore remains the most expensive city for expats in the Association for Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, according to the 2016 Cost of Living...
Massive street protests against new tax in Malaysia

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Thousands of people on April 2 joined a rally in Kuala Lumpur to protest against the Goods and Services Tax (GST) of 6 per...
Did ISIS plan to kidnap Malaysia’s Prime Minister?

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was among top Malaysian officials that militant group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) planned to kidnap last...
Malaysia makes strong pitch for luring more visitors

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Malaysia in the tourism sector is keen to keep pace in the head-on-head race with its increasingly popular neighbour Thailand by strengthening marketing activities...
Guns in Jakarta attack apparently from Philippines – Bombing foiled in KL

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Indonesian police believe that the guns used in the terrorist attack in Jakarta on January 14 Indonesia originated from the Philippines, the Wall Street...
Confusion about price for 1MDB’s Bandar Malaysia sale

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In another not very flattering blunder, Malaysia's state-owned investment firm 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) obviously miscommunicated the effective sales price for the majority of...
Search for flight MH370 to end in June 2016

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Australia's government said that the underwater search for missing flight Malaysia Airline MH370  will likely end by June 2016. A statement by the Australian Joint...
Emirates comes to the rescue of Malaysia Airlines

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Dubai-based airline Emirates agreed to a massive code-share deal with troubled Malaysian Airlines as part of the latter's restructuring efforts. The agreement covers more...
Malaysia: Security tightened ahead of Obama visit to ASEAN summit

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Malaysia deployed soldiers in its capital city on November 20, taking extra security precautions amid unconfirmed reports of an "imminent terrorist threat" ahead of...