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More charges against Malaysia’s former first lady

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Malaysia will file additional charges against Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Prime Minister Najib Razak, the anti-graft agency said on November 14, as...
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...
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...
Petronas seeks clarity over partnership with Sarawak’s new oil firm Petros

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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...
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...
Sarawakians ‘poorest in Malaysia’

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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...
Sarawak: Push for common visa with Brunei, Indonesia

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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...
Sarawak CM allegedly sold US property for $17m

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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),...
Openg to replace outgoing Sarawak chief minister?

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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...
Sarawak CM to step down after 33 years

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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...
Religious row fuels Sarawak-Malaysia separation talks

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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...
Interview with Tun Mahatir Mohamad

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"At times I feel to speak out", says Malaysia's ex-PM
Sabah, Sarawak push cocoa planting

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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,...
Wave of violence threatens Malaysia’s image

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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...
Malaysia shootings surge: Sarawak businessman gunned down

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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...
Sun rises on Japan’s TPP entrance

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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...
What Malaysian negotiators don’t want you to know about the TPP

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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...