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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

Local news for Petaling Jaya, Malaysia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Muhyiddin To Attend Turkey's Presidential Inauguration

PETALING JAYA, Aug 27 -- Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin tonight left for Ankara to represent the Malaysian government at the inauguration of Turkey's new president, scheduled for Thursday.

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6 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

42 foreigners arrested in Malaysia riot

Malaysian police arrested 42 men after a riot by up to 1,000 mostly Nepalese workers sparked fires and destroyed parts of an electronics-export factory, highlighting accusations of poor conditions for many of the estimated four million foreign workers in the Southeast Asian country.

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6 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

42 foreigners arrested in Malaysia riot

Malaysian police arrested 42 men after a riot by up to 1,000 mostly Nepalese workers sparked fires and destroyed parts of an electronics-export factory, highlighting accusations of poor conditions for many of the estimated four million foreign workers in the Southeast Asian country.

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7 hrs ago | The Star Online

City folk are singing in the rain

PETALING JAYA: The unexpected downpour in the past few days has been welcomed with open arms by city folk who have been bracing themselves for dry and hot days ahead.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Asia News Network

Petaling Jaya: Movement to repeal the Sedition Act in M'sia

In July 2012, the Malaysia prime minister announced that the government would repeal the Sedition Act 1948.

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Asia News Network

Petaling Jaya: You wanna Ice, Ice, Baby?

Oprah Winfrey has done it. So has Bill Gates. And Lady Gaga, Lewis Hamilton, Cristiano Ronaldo, Patrick Stewart, Jennifer Lopez, David Beckham, Joan Rivers, Justin Bieber ... the list goes on and on.

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Asia News Network

Petaling Jaya: The meaning of nationhood in M'sia

Three days from now, we will mark the 57th anniversary of independence in a year that will go down in history as one of the most painful for Malaysians.

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The Star Online

Wanted by Interpol - sex blogger who has gone missing

PETALING JAYA: Interpol is on the hunt for sex blogger Alvin Tan to get him to return to Malaysia and face trial over several charges against him.

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The Star Online

Has anyone seen Bambi?

PETALING JAYA: Canine rescuers are scrambling to look for a dog that escaped from its adopter's house on Tuesday in Puchong.

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USA Today

Raw: Prayers for victims of Flights MH17, MH370

Malaysian Airline officials led prayers on Tuesday for the victims of the twin tragedies involving flights MH370 and MH17.

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Malaysian National News Agency

MH17 Tragedy Affects Staff's Emotional State - MAS

PETALING JAYA, Aug 26 -- The tragedy that has befallen the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has given a major impact to the emotional state of the staff of the national carrier.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Ministry Studying Possibility Of Creating Land Bank

PETALING JAYA, Aug 26 -- The Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Ministry is currently studying the possibility of creating a land bank to sustain the momentum in building affordable public houses.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Asia News Network

Petaling Jaya: Positive equity market outlook for Malaysia

Financial markets have always recovered within a month of the tragedy taking place, whether it's a disaster, disease or geopolitical tension like the severe acute respiratory syndrome, Sept 11 or the tsunami, said Ng Chze How, AmInvest senior vice-president .

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Paul Tan's Automotive News

LDP highway will be toll-free for Aug 31, Merdeka Day

This Sunday, which is Merdeka Day, will be a toll-free day for Damansara-Puchong Expressway users.

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Bangkok Post

I want my multicultural MTV

MTV Asia has staged the outdoor MTV World Stage Malaysia concert since 2009. This year was no different, with a multi-genre line-up of homegrown and international artists at Sunway Lagoon, a theme park in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, on Aug 16. In the audience, girls wearing colourful hijabs stood shoulder-to-shoulder with girls in skimpy shorts and ... (more)

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The Star Online

Fulbright scholar's documentary selected for five US film fests

Local filmmaker Indrani Kopal is making waves in the US short film industry after her documentary featuring a modern dance prison rehabilitation program for men was accepted into five film festivals.

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Manila Bulletin

Philanthropist-entrepreneur vies for Mrs. Universe 2014 title

The competition will culminate on Aug. 28 at the Sunway Resort in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.

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The Star Online

Firemen called to remove ring from man's penis

PETALING JAYA: Kota Baru firemen showed that they were up for the job when they were called upon to remove a steel ring stuck over a man's private parts.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Two MIC Leaders Sworn In As Senators For Second Term

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 25 -- Two MIC leaders were on Monday sworn in as senators for the second term.

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The Star Online

Flash floods hit Cheras after MRT concrete slab incident

PETALING JAYA: Traffic in Cheras, which was earlier congested due to 12 MRT concrete segments falling off a trailer, worsened in the evening after a downpour.

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