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News Malaysia: Where is Malaysia's national dish?

Published on: Monday 11 November 2019
Where is Malaysia's national dish?
News source: http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20191111-where-is-malaysias-national-dish

Although versions of nasi lemak can be found across South-East Asia, Malaysia claims this beloved street food classic as its own. It’s clear why nasi lemak is Malaysia’s (unofficial) national dish.

News Malaysia: Mujahid Yusof Rawa: Malaysia needs a new narrative of Islam

Published on: Wednesday 13 November 2019
Mujahid Yusof Rawa: Malaysia needs a new narrative of Islam
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-asia-50410901/mujahid-yusof-rawa-malaysia-needs-a-new-narrative-of-islam

Malaysia's Minister for Islamic affairs Mujahid Yusof Rawa has said his government is proposing “a new narrative" of "compassionate Islam”. Malaysia has one of Asia’s most vibrant economies and is ...

News Malaysia: Nutmeg, a pumpkin spice staple, takes the spotlight in Malaysia

Published on: Thursday 14 November 2019
Nutmeg, a pumpkin spice staple, takes the spotlight in Malaysia
News source: https://www.latimes.com/food/story/2019-11-14/nutmeg-pumpkin-spice-latte-penang

PENANG, Malaysia — Come fall, even in places where temperatures still resemble summer, we in the United States start thinking of “warming” dishes: roasted meats, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pies, eggnog ...

News Malaysia: Najib faces day of reckoning in first Malaysia 1MDB trial

Published on: Sunday 10 November 2019
Najib faces day of reckoning in first Malaysia 1MDB trial
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/11/najib-faces-day-reckoning-malaysia-1mdb-trial-191110231025897.html

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will find out on Monday whether he has to enter his defence to charges he siphoned millions of ringgit into his personal bank ...

News Malaysia: The Latest: Cambodia's opposition leader lands in Malaysia

Published on: Friday 08 November 2019
The Latest: Cambodia's opposition leader lands in Malaysia
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/latest-cambodias-opposition-leader-lands-malaysia-66872507

Cambodia's exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy, upon landing in Malaysia, says he's determined to return to his homeland despite strong attempts by Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen's government to thwart him

News Malaysia: Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy arrives in Malaysia

Published on: Friday 08 November 2019
Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy arrives in Malaysia
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/11/cambodian-opposition-leader-sam-rainsy-arrives-malaysia-191109100109315.html

"Democracy will prevail. Democracy has prevailed in Malaysia. Democracy will prevail in Cambodia." He and fellow members of the banned Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) had publicly declared that ...

News Malaysia: Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad vows to stay on and warns of limits to democracy

Published on: Tuesday 05 November 2019
Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad vows to stay on and warns of limits to democracy
News source: https://www.ft.com/video/d02dd7d7-f5b6-46bc-ab6f-b15e9c7eea0d?playlist-name=section-82645c31-4426-4ef5-99c9-9df6e0940c00&playlist-offset=3

I'm here in Bangkok on the sidelines of the Asean Summit. And I've just finished speaking to Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia's prime minister. We talked about his change in stance on China, as well as the ...

News Malaysia: Malaysia sentences five men to jail, caning and fines for gay sex

Published on: Thursday 07 November 2019
Malaysia sentences five men to jail, caning and fines for gay sex
News source: https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/malaysia-sentences-five-men-jail-caning-fines-gay-sex-n1078101

Sodomy and same-sex acts are illegal under Islamic law in Muslim-majority Malaysia, although convictions are rare. The Selangor Shariah High Court, on the outskirts of the Malaysian capital, sentenced ...

News Malaysia: US agrees on $1 billion 1MDB recovery deal with Malaysia's Jho Low

Published on: Wednesday 30 October 2019
US agrees on $1 billion 1MDB recovery deal with Malaysia's Jho Low
News source: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/10/31/us-agrees-on-1-billion-1mdb-recovery-deal-with-malaysias-jho-low.html

High-level officials of the Malaysian investment fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad and associates, including Low, had siphoned over $4.5 billion belonging to the state-owned wealth fund from 2009 to 2015, according to the Justice Department.

News Malaysia: Malaysia-Singapore Rail Link Back On at Lower Cost-Mahathir

Published on: Wednesday 30 October 2019
Malaysia-Singapore Rail Link Back On at Lower Cost-Mahathir
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/10/31/world/asia/31reuters-malaysia-singapore-railway.html

A train line linking Malaysia's southern state of Johor with neighbouring Singapore will go ahead after the projected cost was cut by 36 percent, Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Thursday, ending months of uncertainty over the delayed project.

News Malaysia: Wahed Invest Launches in Malaysia

Published on: Tuesday 29 October 2019
Wahed Invest Launches in Malaysia
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/wahed-invest-launches-malaysia-020400360.html

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Wahed Invest announced the launch of Malaysia's first Islamic digital investment platform. Wahed's digital investment management services allow investors access to a Shariah compliant portfolio, that is transparent, impartial and aims to

News Malaysia: Is Malaysia Ready For The IT Outsourcing Big Leagues?

Published on: Wednesday 30 October 2019
Is Malaysia Ready For The IT Outsourcing Big Leagues?
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbestechcouncil/2019/10/30/is-malaysia-ready-for-the-it-outsourcing-big-leagues/

Competition for IT outsourcing is intense in Asia-Pacific. While India and China have dominated the market for a long time, emerging challengers across Southeast Asia have upped their games. One small but mighty destination of note is Malaysia.

News Malaysia: Malaysia is targeting a higher level of renewables in its energy mix by 2025, says its environment minister

Published on: Tuesday 29 October 2019
Malaysia is targeting a higher level of renewables in its energy mix by 2025, says its environment minister
News source: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/10/30/malaysia-environment-minister-on-renewables-lynas-haze-husband.html

Yeo Bee Yin, who is Malaysia's minister for energy, science, technology, environment and climate change said Malaysia is targeting to generate 20% of its electricity from renewable energy sources by ...

News Malaysia: Vape clampdown: Malaysia pushes for tough anti-e-cigarette laws

Published on: Monday 30 September 2019
Vape clampdown: Malaysia pushes for tough anti-e-cigarette laws
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/ajimpact/vape-clampdown-malaysia-pushes-tough-anti-cigarette-laws-191001053304715.html

Malaysia is planning to introduce strict regulations on the sale and use of electronic cigarettes and vaporisers, health officials said on Tuesday, as countries around the world move to ban devices ...

News Malaysia: Malaysia’s Mahathir thinks China is too powerful to censure on Uygur issue

Published on: Sunday 29 September 2019
Malaysia’s Mahathir thinks China is too powerful to censure on Uygur issue
News source: https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/politics/article/3030991/malaysias-mahathir-thinks-china-too-powerful-censure-uygur-issue

Critics say the Southeast Asian nation is being selective in its bid to make Muslim solidarity a central pillar of its foreign policy While the premier has spoken out against Israel and Myanmar, he ...

News Malaysia: Malaysia's 5G plan a potential boon for China's Huawei

Published on: Tuesday 24 September 2019
Malaysia's 5G plan a potential boon for China's Huawei
News source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/malaysias-5g-plan-advances-potential-081909573.html

Malaysia will start a nationwide demonstration of 5G projects next month, a minister said on Tuesday, indicating it was on track to become one of the first Asian countries to launch the technology. The government has said it wants to start rolling out the ultra-fast mobile internet service early next

News Malaysia: Family demands answers after British resident shot dead by police in Malaysia

Published on: Tuesday 24 September 2019
Family demands answers after British resident shot dead by police in Malaysia
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/sep/25/family-demands-answers-after-british-resident-shot-dead-by-police-in-malaysia

British residents Janarthanan Vijayaratnam and his wife, Moganambal Govindasamy. He was shot and killed by police in Malaysia and she is missing after the incident on 14 September. Photograph: ...

News Malaysia: UPDATE 3-Norway's Telenor and Malaysia's Axiata pull plug on Asian telecom tie-up

Published on: Friday 06 September 2019
UPDATE 3-Norway's Telenor and Malaysia's Axiata pull plug on Asian telecom tie-up
News source: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/09/06/reuters-america-update-3-norways-telenor-and-malaysias-axiata-pull-plug-on-asian-telecom-tie-up.html

OSLO/ KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 6- Telenor and Malaysia's Axiata Group have ended talks to create a telecoms joint venture with nearly 300 million customers across South Asia and Southeast Asia in a blow to the Norwegian group's growth strategy and shares. Shares in Telenor, which has expanded in Asia in pursuit of growth outside its mature home market in Scandinavia,...