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Local news for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | Asian Correspondent

Australian mining activist blacklisted in Malaysia

Lowrey is reportedly on the blacklist of the police headquarters in Kuala Lumpur and her deportation back to Australia has been scheduled shortly.

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5 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Four Of 10 Jakim Personnel Return From The Netherlands

Four of the 10 personnel of the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia sent to the Netherlands to prepare the remains of MH17 tragedy victims for burial returned here today, and spoke of their unforgettable experience.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Reuters

Fitch Teleconf: Bangladesh Assigned Inaugural International Rating by Fitch

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE, August 31 Fitch Ratings has for the first time assigned international ratings to the Bangladesh sovereign and invites market participants to join a teleconference on Bangladesh's rating outlook at 4pm HK/Singapore on Wednesday, 3 September 2014.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Wearing Jalur Gemilang Stickers To Show Patriotism

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 31 -- Displaying Jalur Gemilang stickers on the face is one way of showing one's patriotism and love for the country according to Nur Izzati Ayuni, 14. "I'm very happy and excited to participate in the Independence Day celebrations here, together with the people of this country," she told Bernama at the 57th Independence Day ... (more)

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The Orlando Sentinel

Sorrow of Flight 370 finalized in Chicago court

Uma Mukherjee sat in an office chair in a conference room at the Chicago law firm of Mayer Brown, clutching a tissue in her left hand.

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The Star Online

The 90-room Federal Hotel officially opened on Aug 28 1957. - Photo from The Federal Kuala Lumpur

Federal Hotel stands tall today as part of Malaysia's illustrious history as it helped usher in the country's independence.

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Malaysian National News Agency

57th Merdeka Day Celebration Attracts 400,000 Spectators - Ahmad Shabery

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 31 -- Approximately 400,000 people flocked to the Dataran Merdeka and its surrounding areas today to join the country's 57th Merdeka celebration and watch the Merdeka Day parade, Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek said.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Motorcycles Destroyed In Fire At Flat Sri Sentosa, Old Klang Road

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 31 -- Twelve motorcycles, parked at a parking area at Block D of the Flat Sri Sentosa in Old Klang Road here, were destroyed, believed to have been set ablaze early Sunday morning.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

On 57th Merdeka, Anwar warns of rising racism, religious bigotry:...

As Malaysia celebrated its 57th year of Independence from British rule, Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim expressed concern at the re-surfacing of racial and religious bigotry in the country.

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The Star Online

Strengthen unity, says Najib

PETALING JAYA: Malaysians need to strive for three goals to enable the country to face the challenges ahead, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said.

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The Peninsula

Filipina caught with shabu in Kuala Lumpur

MANILA: A Filipina was arrested after she was caught with three kilogrammes of shabu at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, according to a report on GMA News Online yesterday.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Mark Lee X Chapman To: When comedy kings 'collide'

Hong Kong star Chapman To and Singaporean funnyman Mark Lee talk about working together on their new film King of Mahjong, and reveal who tells vulgar jokes on set.

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Sydney Morning Herald

MH370 hunt gets new map as searchers say 'we'll find it'

This is the latest chart of the priority search area for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 prepared for the Australian Transport Safety Bureau.

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Daily Times

Russia demands publication of recordings from downed flight MH17 : August 30, 2014,

Russia is demanding to know why international investigators have yet to publish the black box data from a Malaysian airliner that was shot down over eastern Ukraine in July, a defence deputy minister said in an interview published on Saturday.

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The Star Online

IGP warns PPS to stop activities or face arrest

KUALA LUMPUR: The Penang Voluntary Patrol Unit has been told to stop operations or face the possibility of arrest.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Straits Times

Climate change: Snapshots from Malaysia, China and Pakistan

Mr Kevin Tan, a member of Kuala Lumpur's burgeoning middle class, dreamt that he would see the day when he, his wife and his young son would have to endure months of dry taps in the bustling metropolis.

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Brandon Sun

Business Highlights

The market has nearly tripled in a little over five years, and with each record close, the temptation grows to take your winnings and flee.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Malaysia Airlines: No Disruption To Current Service

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 29 -- There will be no disruption to Malaysia Airlines' current service with the RM6 billion recovery plan unveiled Friday.

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Star-Telegram.com

NBC News says Chelsea Clinton quits as reporter

Bill and Hillary Clinton's daughter has been working at the network since 2011, sporadically doing feature stories on people or organizations doing public-spirited work.

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The Globe and Mail

Tragedy-hit Malaysia Airlines to slash 6,000 jobs in bold revamp

Malaysia Airlines will slash nearly a third of its 20,000 work force and cut back its global route network as part of a radical 6 billion ringgit restructuring following the devastating impact of two jetliner disasters.

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