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2016/11/02 | Malaysiakini
'Tackling ISIS More Difficult than Tackling Communists'
Efforts in Europe and Asia have yet to determine the root cause of terrorism, according to a top Malaysian politician.
2016/10/02 | Malaysiakini
Malaysia Corporate Governance Ranking Drops Due to 1MDB
Malaysia's corporate governance score has tanked due to a major political corruption scandal.
2016/10/20 | Malaysiakini
Malaysia Mulls Chemical Castration for Paedophiles
Malaysia may follow Indonesia's lead in taking new measures to deal with paedophiles.
2016/09/20 | Malaysiakini
Former Journalist Arrested for Islam Tweet in Malaysia
A former journalist was arrested for allegedly insulting Islam on Twitter.
2016/09/10 | Malaysiakini
M’sia, Thailand Agree to Study KL-Bangkok High Speed Rail
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak says the HSR will advance the economies and people-to-people relations between the two countries.
2016/10/17 | Malaysiakini
'Red Shirts' Violence Extends to Journalists in Malaysia
'Hands off our journalists', media organizations say after violence on the weekend.
2016/12/09 | Malaysiakini
Suu Kyi Attacks Global Media For 'False News' On Conflict
The Nobel Peace Prize laureate calls out CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera and Singaporean broadcaster Channel News Asia.
2016/10/15 | Malaysiakini
Leo Told to Resign as UN Messenger over Links to Malaysia'a 1MDB
'Leonardo DiCaprio has consistently refused to explain his close personal and financial ties with key persons of the Malaysian 1MDB scandal.'
2016/08/23 | Malaysiakini
Indonesia Fears Repeat of Catastrophic Blazes as Forest Fires Start
Six Indonesian provinces have issued emergency alerts over forest fires. Last year’s fires ravaged 2.6 million hectares and left more than 500,000 people sick.
2016/10/14 | Malaysiakini
WSJ: Businessman's White House Visit Linked to Malaysia Corruption Scandal
The plot thickens as Malaysia's far-reaching corruption scandal continues to unravel.
2016/08/02 | Malaysiakini
'Wolf of Wall Street' Future Profits Ring-Fenced Pending DOJ Malaysia-Linked Lawsuits
All future profits earned by production firm Red Granite from the blockbuster hit 'The Wolf of Wall Street' will be kept separate pending the outcome of the US Department of Justice's lawsuits to seize more than US$1 billion 1MDB-linked assets.
2016/10/13 | Malaysiakini
Malaysia Cautioned on Copying Singapore Internet Control Model
'It is not just incumbent upon Malaysians but also companies such as Google, Facebook and Yahoo!'
2017/01/09 | Malaysiakini
Vigilantes to Spray Paint Women who don't 'Cover Up'
"Advance Warning to Hindu Female Patrons coming to Thaipusam festival, beware of being sprayed with aerosol paint if found inappropriate dressed," the warning on the Facebook page of Thaipusam Spraying Group reads.
2016/08/25 | Malaysiakini
Philippine Islamist Militants Behead Hostage
ISIS-linked Islamist militants have beheaded another hostage in the southern Philippines.
2016/08/10 | Malaysiakini
PetroSaudi Whistleblower Justo Gets Thai Royal Pardon
The pardon for a well-known whistleblower could see him become a star witness in the numerous investigations into Malaysian corruption being carried out around the world, commentators say.
2016/10/05 | Malaysiakini
Quizzed by Parliament, Australian Bank Denies 1MDB Link
ANZ, one of Australia's biggest banks, holds 25 percent of Ambank, the Malaysian bank U.S. investigators said was used to channel part of the funds allegedly siphoned from 1MDB.
2016/06/28 | Malaysiakini
Who Is More Dangerous, Pahang Mufti or ISIS?
A mufti in Malaysia has been labelled a bigger threat to the country than ISIS.