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Malaysia: Country in Southeast Asia
Malaysia is a country in Southeast Asia. The federal constitutional monarchy consists of thirteen states and three federal territories, separated by the South China Sea into two regions, Peninsular Malaysia and Borneo's East Malaysia. Peninsular Malaysia shares a land and maritime border with Thailand and maritime borders with Singapore, Vietnam, and Indonesia. East Malaysia shares land and maritime borders with Brunei and Indonesia and a maritime border with the Philippines and Vietnam. Kuala Lumpur is the national capital and largest city while Putrajaya is the seat of the federal government. With a population of over 32聽million, Malaysia is the world's 43rd-most populous country. The southernmost point of continental Eurasia is in Tanjung Piai. In the tropics, Malaysia is one of 17 megadiverse countries, home to a number of endemic species.

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Malaysia 1MDB investigation: Goldman Sachs to pay $3bn fine [Video]

Malaysia 1MDB investigation: Goldman Sachs to pay $3bn fine

Former Prime Minister Najib Razak says he is innocent and is appealing against his conviction.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:13Published
Goldman Sachs to pay $3 billion over 1MDB scandal [Video]

Goldman Sachs to pay $3 billion over 1MDB scandal

Goldman Sachs on Thursday agreed to pay nearly $3 billion to settle a probe into its role in Malaysia鈥檚 1MDB corruption scandal.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:07Published
Malaysia鈥檚 Anwar Ibrahim meets king in challenge for leadership [Video]

Malaysia鈥檚 Anwar Ibrahim meets king in challenge for leadership

Anwar says he has necessary support as government battles public anger over resurgence of COVID-19.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:36Published
Malaysia鈥檚 ruling coalition wins Sabah in boost for PM Muhyiddin [Video]

Malaysia鈥檚 ruling coalition wins Sabah in boost for PM Muhyiddin

Victory in Sabah state likely to strengthen prime minister鈥檚 position as he faces leadership challenge by Anwar Ibrahim.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:50Published
Sabah election: Malaysia鈥檚 Muhyiddin faces key test in state poll [Video]

Sabah election: Malaysia鈥檚 Muhyiddin faces key test in state poll

A defeat for Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin鈥檚 allies in Sabah state could increase pressure for snap national polls.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:25Published
UN must intervene to protect minorities from persecution in Pakistan, asks woman activist [Video]

UN must intervene to protect minorities from persecution in Pakistan, asks woman activist

A rights activist from Pakistan, Anila Gulzar has requested the United Nations to intervene and protect minority rights in Pakistan as they have been facing persecution foe the past seven decades...

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:20Published
Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim seeks to replace PM [Video]

Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim seeks to replace PM

The opposition leader says he has gathered enough support in parliament to remove Muhyiddin Yassin and form a new government.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:46Published
Monkey Steals Phone And Leaves Hilarious Pictures and Video! [Video]

Monkey Steals Phone And Leaves Hilarious Pictures and Video!

A Malaysian man found hilarious monkey selfies & videos on his phone when he found it outside two days after it went missing. Zackrydz Rodzi thought a person had stolen his smartphone while he slept...

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:05Published

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Malaysia, amid political turmoil, says to host virtual APEC summit in November

malaysia, amid political turmoil, says to host virtual apec summit in november
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'I went to school and woke up in intensive care'

Some children who fell seriously ill in Malaysia when they inhaled toxic gases in 2019 say they are still suffering.
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Why China loves durian, the smelly fruit popular in Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia but banned ...

why china loves durian, the smelly fruit popular in thailand, singapore and malaysia but banned ...
Arguably the most prized of all produce in Southeast Asia, the durians is...
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Goldman to pay $3 billion fine following Malaysia bribe probe

Claw-back drama for old bonuses to top bank execs includes former CEO Lloyd Blankfein and reportedly Gary Cohn.
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Goldman Sachs reaches $2.9bn deal to settle US-led 1MDB inquiry

goldman sachs reaches $2.9bn deal to settle us-led 1mdb inquiry
Bank鈥檚 Malaysia division agrees to plead guilty to violating foreign bribery laws Goldman Sachs has agreed to pay $2.9bn (拢2.2bn) to settle a US-led investigation into its role in the 1MDB..
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Goldman Sachs to pay $3bn over 1MDB Malaysia scandal

The investment bank will pay a record sum for violating bribery laws in the 1MDB corruption affair.
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N贸ra Quoirin death: Ransom email sent to family, inquest told

N贸ra Quoirin and her family were staying at a jungle resort in Malaysia when she went missing.
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N贸ra Quoirin: Search group 'waited hours' after finding body

A volunteer said he found N贸ra Quoirin on top of a rock 50m away from a shed in a Malaysian jungle.
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League of Legends: Wild Rift鈥檚 beta starts soon, but it won鈥檛 hit the US until next year

league of legends: wild rift鈥檚 beta starts soon, but it won鈥檛 hit the us until next year
Riot is taking Wild Rift, the mobile version of League of Legends, into open beta on October 27th. The developer announced the news today, noting that it will first be available in Indonesia, Japan,..
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Qatar to stage Asian Champions League final as neutral host

qatar to stage asian champions league final as neutral host
Qatar will host the postponed Asian Champions League final after staging the knockout rounds as a competition hub during the coronavirus pandemic. The Asian Football Confederation announced the..
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Why Premesh Chandran braves court fights and death threats to protect press freedom in Malaysia

The man behind one of Malaysia's most popular independent news sites has seen it all. But this year has borne a worrying trend against press freedom.
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Could Anwar Ibrahim be Malaysia鈥檚 next prime minister?

could anwar ibrahim be malaysia鈥檚 next prime minister?
The Malaysian opposition leader makes another push to get the job, saying he has enough support in Parliament. ......
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Trump fundraiser charged over lobbying effort to probe into multibillion-dollar looting of Malaysian investment fund

trump fundraiser charged over lobbying effort to probe into multibillion-dollar looting of malaysian investment fund
Elliott Broidy, a prominent fundraiser for President Donald Trump and the Republican Party, has been charged in an illicit lobbying campaign aimed at getting the Trump administration to drop an..
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Trump Fund-Raiser Elliott Broidy Charged in Lobbying Case

Federal authorities accused him of violating lobbying laws in his unsuccessful efforts to resolve an investigation into the embezzlement of the Malaysian investment fund 1MDB.
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Malaysia's Anwar says to meet king to prove majority

malaysia's anwar says to meet king to prove majority
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on Thursday said he will meet with the country's king next week to present his case for taking over the premiership from Muhyiddin..
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Malaysian family found dead in London, man suffers stab wounds

malaysian family found dead in london, man suffers stab wounds
Police have revealed the identities of three people who died in a flat in Brentford, west London. Poorna Kaameshwari Sivaraj, 36, and her three-year-old son Kailash Kuha Raj were found at the property...
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Singapore PM鈥檚 defamation case against blogger begins

singapore pm鈥檚 defamation case against blogger begins
Hearings have begun in Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong鈥檚 defamation suit against a blogger who shared an article about him on Facebook. Lee sued Leong Sze Hian for posting a link to a..
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US to block palm oil from large Malaysian producer

The U.S. will detain shipments of palm oil and its products from a major producer in Malaysia after a wide range of labor abuse indicators were found, including physical and sexual violence and forced..
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AP investigation uncovers child labor and slavery in lucrative palm oil industry

A disturbing new report is exposing evidence of widespread labor abuse in the lucrative palm oil industry. An investigation by the Associated Press uncovered dire conditions at plantations in Malaysia..
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Malaysian opposition leader Anwar plans new government

malaysian opposition leader anwar plans new government
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) 锟 Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said Wednesday he has secured a majority in...
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Indian citizenship granted to 2,120 Pakistanis, 188 Afghans, 99 Bangladeshis in last 4 years

Apart from 2,120 Pakistani, 188 Afghanistan and 99 Bangladeshi nationals, as many as 60 American, 58 Sri Lankan, 31 Nepali, 20 British, 19 Malaysian, 14 Canadian and 13 Singapore nationals were also..
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US moves to seize $330m of alleged 1MDB assets held by UK law firm

us moves to seize $330m of alleged 1mdb assets held by uk law firm
Department of Justice says money in Clyde & Co鈥檚 account allegedly linked to Malaysian fraud scandal The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has moved to seize $330m (拢256m) held in the bank account of a..
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US charges 5 Chinese citizens in global hacking campaign

us charges 5 chinese citizens in global hacking campaign
The Justice Department has charged five Chinese citizens with hacks targeting more than 100 companies and institutions in the United States and abroad, including social media and video game companies..
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Monkey Steals Man's Phone, Snaps Selfies

A monkey stole a man's smartphone in Malaysia, and when the guy finally got it back he discovered a ton of monkey selfies!!! The long-tailed macaque swiped the phone from the man's home in Johor, and..
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Chinese and Malaysian hackers charged by US over attacks

Five Chinese and two Malaysian men are charged by the US over separate alleged hacking plots.
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Malaysian man 'finds' monkey selfies on lost phone

Zackrydz Rodzi says he stunned to find photos after tracing lost phone to nearby jungle.
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Malaysian Embassy in Bangkok to promote Malaysian cuisine

malaysian embassy in bangkok to promote malaysian cuisine
BANGKOK, Sept 1 鈥 In conjunction with Malaysia鈥檚 63rd National Day, the Malaysian Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand will hold a series of mini reception at Shangri-La Hotel to promote the taste of..
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Malaysia to bar long-term pass holders from India, Indonesia, Philippines


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Goldman Sachs pays off $2.5b to Malaysia to settle 1MDB scandal

goldman sachs pays off $2.5b to malaysia to settle 1mdb scandal
Kuala Lumpur: Goldman Sachs Group has made the $2.5 billion payment it pledged to the Malaysian government to settle allegations of misconduct related to 1MDB. The funds will be used to repay..
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N贸ra Quoirin: Site of Malaysian body find 'searched several times'

An inquest in Malaysia hears police had already combed the site where N贸ra Quoirin's body was found.
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London schoolgirl 'possibly alive amid searches'

An inquest in Malaysia hears police had already combed the site where N贸ra Quoirin's body was found.
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Nora Quoirin inquest: No evidence vulnerable teenager was abducted from resort before death, Malaysian police say

Investigation showed no criminal element, first witness says
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Malaysia opens inquest into death of Irish girl at jungle resort

malaysia opens inquest into death of irish girl at jungle resort
Seremban, Malaysia: A Malaysian court opened an inquest on Monday into the death of an Irish teenager whose body was found near a jungle stream, 10 days after she went missing during a family holiday..
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N贸ra Quoirin: Malaysia opens inquest into death of London teenager

The 15-year-old vanished from her room during a family holiday last year at a Malaysian resort.
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South China Sea: Fisherman shot amid increased competition for fishing rights

south china sea: fisherman shot amid increased competition for fishing rights
A Vietnamese sailor has been shot dead this week in a clash with Malaysian authorities as competition for increasingly scarce fishing resources heats up in the South China Sea.A Vietnamese fishing boat..
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Infectious COVID-19 mutation may be 'a good thing', says disease expert

infectious covid-19 mutation may be 'a good thing', says disease expert
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A mutation of the novel coronavirus increasingly common throughout Europe and recently detected in Malaysia may be more infectious but appears less deadly, according to a..
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Vietnamese fisherman shot dead by Malaysia鈥檚 coast guard after clash

vietnamese fisherman shot dead by malaysia鈥檚 coast guard after clash
Bangkok, Aug 17 (efe-epa).- A Vietnamese fisherman was shot dead in a clash with Malaysia鈥檚 coast guard when the agency confronted the boat for allegedly encroaching Malaysian waters, officials said..
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Time Lapse: North Korea covered in darkness

A time lapse filmed from the International Space Station from Malaysia to the North Pacific Ocean reveals the stunning contrast between North and South Korea at night.
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Coronavirus strain that is '10 times more infectious' detected in Malaysia

coronavirus strain that is '10 times more infectious' detected in malaysia
Shares A mutation of the coronavirus that is far more infectious than the original Wuhan strain has been detected in Malaysia, the health authorities said on Aug. 16. The D614G mutation was discovered..
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AirAsia grows medical tourism business

airasia grows medical tourism business
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 -- Patients and medical tourists from Indonesia now have greater access to medical treatments and health services in Malaysia as AirAsia seeks to play a...
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A year after N贸ra Quoirin鈥檚 body was found, her parents still believe she was abducted

a year after n贸ra quoirin鈥檚 body was found, her parents still believe she was abducted
Moments after discovering that her daughter, N贸ra, had disappeared from a holiday chalet in the Malaysian jungle, Meabh Quoirin was sure that she had been abducted. A year on, she believes the same...
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Malaysia's ex-finance minister charged over tunnel project

malaysia's ex-finance minister charged over tunnel project
Malaysia鈥檚 former finance minister has been charged with corruption over a $1.5 billion undersea tunnel project ......
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Samantha Jones: British woman on trial for murder in Malaysia could face hanging

Murder convictions carry mandatory death sentence in country
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Malaysia's ruling coalition stumbles as key ally quits political pact

malaysia's ruling coalition stumbles as key ally quits political pact
By Joseph Sipalan KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - The biggest party in Malaysia's ruling coalition on Thursday said it will withdraw from a political alliance with the prime minister but will continue to..
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Fugitive financier Jho Low in Macau, say Malaysian police

fugitive financier jho low in macau, say malaysian police
Shares A fugitive financier being hunted by Malaysian authorities over his role in the country's multi-billion-dollar 1MDB scandal is hiding in the Chinese territory of Macau, Malaysian police said..
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1MDB: Ex-Malaysia PM Najib Razak gets 12 years in jail

1mdb: ex-malaysia pm najib razak gets 12 years in jail
Kuala Lumpur:Update: Malaysian ex-PM Najib sentenced to 12 years' jail over 1MDB scandal. Earlier report A Malaysia court has ruled former prime minister Najib Razak guilty in the first verdict to come..
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Malaysia ex-PM Najib fails to raise reasonable doubt on abuse of power charge: Court

malaysia ex-pm najib fails to raise reasonable doubt on abuse of power charge: court
KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian judge said on Tuesday the defence team of former Prime Minister had failed to raise reasonable doubt on a charge of abuse of power in the first graft trial...
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Najib Razak: Former Malaysian PM guilty on all charges in corruption trial

Najib Razak guilty of seven charges in the first of several multi-million dollar corruption trials.
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Verdict in first 1MDB case packs risk for Malaysian government

verdict in first 1mdb case packs risk for malaysian government
Shares Whichever way the verdict goes on Tuesday in the first 1MDB corruption trial of Malaysia's former leader Najib Razak, the outcome will be fraught with risk for Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin,..
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