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 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 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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Malaysian police raided the Kuala Lumpur office of audit firm Deloitte on Thursday to search for documents and records related to a multibillion-dollar scandal..
Credit: Reuters - Published 9 hours ago

Singapore and Malaysia have agreed to suspend the construction of a billion dollar train project linking the city-state to the southern Malaysian state of Johor,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 6 days ago

Malaysia has detained three men on suspicion of supporting the Islamic State militant group and planning attacks in Indonesia and Malaysia, police said on..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Freedom of navigation exercises in the South China Sea are being given more attention than they deserve, the head of United States naval operations said..
1 week ago • WorldNews
A 16-year-old girl in Malaysia killed herself after she posted a poll on Instagram, police say.
1 week ago • BBC News
A teenager has killed herself after posting a poll on her Instagram account asking followers if she should live or die, police in Malaysia said. "Really..
1 week ago • WorldNews
Malaysian police are investigating the case of a teenager believed to have jumped to her death after asking her social media followers to vote on whether she..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Malaysian lawmakers on Wednesday called on authorities to investigate reports of a teenager who allegedly jumped to her death after asking her social media..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Bangladesh police have clashed with suspected people smugglers sending Rohingya Muslim refugees to Malaysia, killing two of the traffickers, a police official..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Bangladeshi police prevented dozens of Rohingya Muslims, most of them women, about to be trafficked to Malaysia by boat, authorities said on Tuesday.
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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