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The Malaysian state of Sarawak, which set up its own oil and gas extraction company last month in an unprecedented challenge for the country's...

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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...

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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...

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Going by the figures for the e-Kasih programme, a government scheme to combat poverty, Sarawak has taken over Sabah as the state with the...

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Malaysia's largest state of Sarawak is pushing to reach an agreement on  a single visa between Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei to ease travel for...

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The outgoing chief minister of Sarawak, Taib Mahmud, and his family have sold off property in San Francisco for 55.9 million ringgit ($16.94 million),...

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Since Malaysia's longest serving chief minister, Sarawak's Taib Mahmud, has announced his retirement by this month, speculations are rife who will replace him as...

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The chief minister of Malaysia's largest state of Sarawak, Taib Mahmud, 77, is expected to step down this weekend after 33 years in charge...

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Discussion are heating up  on several social media channels set up by residents of Sarawak, as well as Sabah, over separation talks from the...

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"At times I feel to speak out", says Malaysia's ex-PM

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Malaysia aims to double its total plantation size for cocoa to 20,000 hectares by 2020, most of which will be in Sabah and Sarawak,...

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In mid-June when a netizen-hyped list named Kuala Lumpur as one of the most dangerous cities in the world, local media quickly came forward...

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A businessman from Kuching, capital of the Malaysian state of Sarawak, was shot dead during a visit to neighbouring state Sabah at a car...

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The US appears to have galvanised political will in one of the most crucial allies behind the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership, a free trade agreement...

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The sheer magnitude of the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has not been lost on Putrajaya. The ambitious free trade agreement (FTA) involving 12 nations...

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For more than a decade, the Rainforest World Music Festival has assembled musicians for three days in Sarawak. The event has grown from a...

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ASEAN's overall population is exploding. Whether this is good or bad is dependent on the country. While large populations can be viewed as adding...

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An effective force in ASEAN has recently been making headlines. As opposed to the their counterpart in the Mekong region (a union defined by...