Malaysia

Federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia

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Malaysia is a country in Southeast Asia. The federal constitutional monarchy consists of 13 states and three federal territories, separated by the South China Sea into two similarly sized regions, Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia. Peninsular Malaysia shares a land and maritime border with Thailand in the north and maritime borders with Singapore in the south, Vietnam in the northeast, and Indonesia in the west. 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 federal government. With a population of over 30 million, Malaysia is the world's 44th most populous country. The southernmost point of continental Eurasia, Tanjung Piai, is in Malaysia. In the tropics, Malaysia is one of 17 megadiverse countries, with large numbers of endemic species.

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Elsa Hunter plays for the Malaysian national women’s side and is the youngest person ever to play professional international cricket.
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Rahimi Ahmad was performing his Friday prayers at the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch when deafening gunfire shattered the silence.
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A Malaysian was among those wounded during a shooting at two mosques in the city of Christchurch, Malaysia's High Commission in New Zealand said on Friday.
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Malaysia ordered 111 schools to close on Thursday as more than 200 children, teachers and others were taken to hospital after breathing in chemical fumes, but..
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A flight from Saudi Arabia to Malaysia turned around after a passenger on board realized she left her baby in the airport terminal.
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Prosecutors in Malaysia have rejected an appeal to drop a murder charge against Doan Thi Huong, a 30-year-old Vietnamese woman accused of assassinating North..
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Vietnam has repeatedly called on Malaysia for a fair trial of one of its citizens accused of the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of the North Korean..
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A Vietnamese woman suspected of assassinating the North Korean leader's half-brother lost her bid for immediate release Thursday as Malaysian authorities refused..
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Vietnam had asked Malaysia to free Doan Thi Huong, who is on trial for killing Kim Jong-un's brother.
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Malaysia's attorney-general on Thursday rejected Vietnam's request to free a woman accused of the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's..
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Malaysia's attorney-general on Thursday rejected Vietnam's request to free a woman accused of the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's..
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More than 100 schools in Malaysia have been closed after the dumping of toxic waste into a river caused hundreds of people to fall ill, including many children,..
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A Vietnamese woman will continue her trial for the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, after Malaysian prosecutors rejected a..
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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia has shut more schools after a suspected chemical leak last week left more than 200 children, teachers and others being treated..
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Malaysia has rowed back on an earlier plan to repeal the death penalty, saying that while the government will abolish mandatory capital punishment it will leave..
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Malaysia has shut 34 schools after a suspected chemical leak last week left more than 200 children, teachers and others being treated for poisoning, the..
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WASHINGTON: The US has accused China of blocking the Asean members accessing more than $ 2.5 trillion in recoverable energy reserves in the South China Sea by..
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A Malaysia-bound plane made a U-turn for a frantic passenger who realized that she forgot her baby back at the airport in Saudi Arabia, the New York Post..
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Vietnam called on Malaysia on Tuesday to free a Vietnamese woman accused in the 2017 murder of the North Korean leader's half brother, a day after a Malaysian..
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Malaysia may have to reconsider the purchase of 25 Boeing Co 737 MAX 8 aircraft, the Nikkei reported on Monday, citing the country's economic affairs minister,..
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An Indonesian woman accused in the 2017 chemical poison murder of the North Korean leader's half-brother was freed on Monday after a Malaysian court dropped the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

An Indonesian woman accused of assassinating the North Korean leader's half-brother is freed after Malaysian prosecutors dropped a murder charge against her in a..
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An Indonesian woman accused in the 2017 chemical poison murder of the North Korean leader's half-brother was freed on Monday after a Malaysian court dropped a..
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Malaysia agreed to Indonesia's request to drop charges against an Indonesian woman accused in the 2017 killing of the North Korean leader's half-brother, its..
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An Indonesian woman accused in the 2017 killing of the North Korean leader's half-brother was freed on Monday, as a Malaysian court dropped the murder charge..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

An Indonesian woman accused of assassinating the North Korean leader's half-brother was freed Monday after Malaysian prosecutors dropped a murder charge against..
Credit: France 24 - Published 1 week ago

An Indonesian woman accused in the 2017 killing of the North Korean leader's half-brother was released from custody on Monday after a Malaysian court dropped a..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Malaysian prosecutors on Monday applied to withdraw a murder charge against an Indonesian woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korea's leader.
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Ever since the operations of Mumbai Monorail started in February 2014, there have been issues with the coaches of Monorail that were manufactured in Malaysia by..
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A Malaysian minister has decried the presence of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) groups at a march celebrating International Women's Day on..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Malaysia has deported six Egyptians and a Tunisian suspected of being linked to Islamist militant groups abroad, despite protests from human rights groups.
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A Malaysian citizen was given more than 10 years in jail for insulting Islam and the Prophet Muhammad on social media, police said on Saturday, one of the..
1 week ago • WorldNews
A Malaysian was sentenced to more than 10 years' jail and three others were charged over insults against Islam and the Prophet Muhammad on social media, police..
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