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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...
Embattled 1MDB gets nod for mega-project in Kuala Lumpur

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1MDB Real Estate Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of scandal-shaken Malaysian sovereign investment fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad led by embattled Prime Minister Najib Razak, has...
Malaysia, Singapore once again top Muslim travel index

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Malaysia and Singapore in the Global Muslim Travel Index 2015 (GMTI) once again made it to the top of the best Muslim travel destinations...
FBI investigation into 1MDB added to Malaysia PM’s full plate

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The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) launched an investigation into allegations of money-laundering at troubled Malaysian state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), according...
AirAsia aims at creating airport hubs in Southeast Asia

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Southeast Asia's biggest budget airline group AirAsia appears eager to invest or become a joint-venture partner in airport development to serve its burgeoning traffic...
Malaysia braces for critical pro-government rallies on September 16

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Preparations for pro-government rallies on "Malaysia Day" on September 16 are ongoing in a bid to show support for the beleaguered leadership of Malaysia's...
New-co-image

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Malaysian businesses are learning a thing or two from the collaborative power of co-working spaces, especially small and medium enterprises (SMEs), which have the...
Pressure mounts on Najib on second day of Malaysia protests

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Malaysian protesters on August 30 continued  with the second day of a huge anti-government rally in the capital Kuala Lumpur, chanting slogans and defiantly...
Switzerland could turn the scales in Malaysia’s 1MDB scandal

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Although the Malaysian government is trying its best to return to a normal agenda after the scandal surrounding state-owned fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad has...
AirAsia chief’s futile bid to become ASEAN Secretary-General

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Tony Fernandes, flamboyant Malaysian entrepreneur, co-founder and group chief executive of AirAsia Group and chairman of Tune Group, a Kuala Lumpur-based leisure and entertainment...
Malaysian ringgit at lowest level in decades

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The ringgit weakened the most last week in Asia against the US dollar, reaching a level it last saw in two decades, ending trade...
Malaysia-Airline

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak in an early morning statement on August 5 announced that international experts examining debris washed up on La Reunion...
Dr M wants Myanmar be kicked out of ASEAN

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Dr Mahathir Mohamad, former Malaysian prime minister and still an influential figure in the country's somewhat opaque political ecosystem, said at an international conference...
Mideast airlines heavily increase capacity to Singapore

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Qatar Airways, Etihad and Emirates are seen as the big winners after Singapore Airlines has been drastically cutting back flight capacity to the Middle...
AirAsia open to hiring laid-off Malaysia Airlines staff

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Following reports that Malaysia Airlines (MAS) is planning to fire 6,000 staff as part of its restructuring plan, low-cost carrier AirAsia has stated it...
Malaysia Airlines to slash 6,000 jobs and cut routes

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Malaysia Airlines (MAS) is set to slash 6,000 jobs and cut routes as part of a major revamp after suffering the loss of two...
Malaysia Airlines burns $2m a day, many flights almost empty

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Malaysia Airlines is facing dire economic straits after being involved in the two worst air tragedies of the year. Based on some recent photos...
Thai junta approves $23-billion high-speed rail projects

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Thailand's ruling junta has approved a $23-billion transport project that will see two high-speed railways link up directly with China by 2021, in a...