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  1. Three charged in Malaysia with attempting to support Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Three men - an architect, businessman and engineer - were charged with attempting to provide support to the Islamic State militant group by taking a flight to Istanbul to become IS members. An image made available by the Twitter account of Al-Baraka news allegedly shows Islamic State militants at the Syria-Iraq border.

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  2. The 'pendatang' label & Gerakan's 'WAYANG'Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

    At Gerakan's recently concluded national conference, the public was treated to a lone voice from the party who stated his view with regard to the birth place of the various racial groups in the country. According to Johor delegate Tan Lai Soon, the Chinese and Indians were not the only pendatang , but the Malays were also not natives of Malaysia as they had emigrated from Indonesia.

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  3. Fabulous Farhan has caught Dollah's attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Star Online

    Muhd Farhan Roslan performance for Kedah has caught the attention of national coach Dollah Salleh ahead of the AFF Suzuki Cup next month. National coach Dollah Salleh wants the SMK Mergong Alor Setar student, who has been making his presence felt in the ongoing Malaysia Cup competition, to attend trials for the Suzuki Cup Asean Football Federation tournament next month.

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  4. Anwar rejects exileRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Lim Kit Siang

    Najib Abdul Razak and Umno Baru were denied an early Deepavali present when opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim dismissed all talk of going into exile, in London. Just imagine the headlines in Utusan Malaysia and TV3 if Anwar had chosen exile: 'Coward Anwar seeks exile to escape jail', 'Exile proves Anwar's guilt', 'Anwar abandons followers, lives in luxury in London', 'We told you so; Anwar is scared to face the truth'.

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  5. 30 Amazing South Asian Destinations - These Are Must-See Hotspots When Visiting South AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Trend Hunter Magazine

    One of the great things about visiting South Asia is that it gives travelers the chance to experience the world exactly the way they want. Whether you're a fan of roughing it in a humble hut or shacking up at a high-end resort, taking advantage of the vibrant nightlife or unwinding on a beach during the day, there's truly something for everyone to enjoy.

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  6. Malindo Air adds two new routes from IpohRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anna.aero

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  7. UNLIKE the Malays, the Chinese are not EXTREMISTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Malaysia Chronicle

    Two news items drew my attention this week: one was about Dr Syed Farid al-Attas, a liberal and progressive Muslim scholar of considerable clout and repute who is currently teaching at the National University of Singapore. I am surprised that he was allowed to come to Kuala Lumpur to talk about Islam when another Muslim scholar from Indonesia, Dr Ulil Abshar Abdalla, was denied entry into the country.

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  8. Runaway returns homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Star Online

    SCHOOL canteen operator Peh Mee Yin heaved a sigh of relief after her 15-year-old runaway daughter safely returned to their home in Kampung Tawas, Ipoh, last week. The 37-year-old single mother said her daughter Koy Kang Yee had left home for Kuala Lumpur on Sept 29 to seek employment to help the family make ends meet.

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  9. Rare river terrapins get a shot at survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Star Online

    A shot at survival: The children of Kampung Dusun, near Kuala Berang in Terengganu, releasing year-old river terrapins into the river. The terrapins were hatched at the Kuala Berang Wildlife Conservation Centre from eggs collected from the wild.

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  10. No souvenirs for Perak government officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Star Online

    THE Perak Government will heed the request of the Sultan of Perak to refrain from receiving or presenting souvenirs to dignitaries at official functions. Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir said the message has been conveyed to all department heads.

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  11. Rise of extremism and death of reasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Malaysia News

    The terror created by extremism is man-made, fabricated and by all means unnatural and therefore can be brought down, asserts Syerleena Abdul Rashid . The hostility and animosity targeted at fellow Malaysians whose opposing views may not be in line with the doctrines endorsed by the ruling elite is dangerously becoming a standardised template used to instil fear in would-be dissenters.

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  12. A Budget parableRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Malaysia News

    We keep planting more and more thorn trees and then give handy-plasters and sweets to the people in the annual Budget announcements, writes Jeyakumar Devaraj . Once upon a time there was, in a small tropical nation, a ruler named Bijan.

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  13. As critics forewarned, Putrajaya's Aes now a RM700 million White ElephantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Malaysia Chronicle

    Introduced just two years ago, the RM700 million Automated Enforcement System to nab speeding motorists is now nothing more than a white elephant, unable to fulfil its purpose to prevent speed violations because of pending legal issues. Summonses are still being issued under the system - nearly 1.5 million summonses at the latest count - but few people are paying up because a freeze by the Attorney-General on the blacklisting of offenders who don't pay fines in time is still in place.

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  14. Malaysian law criminalising dissent threatens free expression - UN expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Malaysia News

    A group of independent United Nations rights experts has urged the Government of Malaysia to withdraw its Sedition Act of 1948 amid allegations that critics of the country's authorities have faced increasing criminalisation and persecution, the UN News Centre reports. The Act, which carries sentences of up to five years in jail, outlaws a number of vague offences, such as expressing "any seditious words" or acting with "seditious tendency" to incite hatred or disaffection of the government or the judiciary, promoting hostility between different races or classes, or questioning any right, privilege, sovereignty prerogative stated in the country's Constitution, the experts said in a press release.

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  15. As jail looms for Anwar, can PKR's new & young team fend off Umno & DELIVERRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Malaysia Chronicle

    Imagine a political party. It is a challenging proposition, to get every member on the same page, let alone use the formed consensus to persuade the voting population.

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  16. PLA Navy chief visited Paracels, Taiwan's intelligence boss saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | South China Morning Post

    Tourists wave the national flag during a visit to Quanfu, an island in the west of the Paracels in the South China Sea, last month. Photo: AP PLA Navy chief Wu Shengli spent a week inspecting Beijing's construction projects on disputed islands in the South China Seas and oversaw a naval drill last month, Taiwan's intelligence boss has said.

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  17. Rededicating ourselves to the cause of Justice, Freedom, SolidarityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Malaysia News

    As Aliran completes its transition from Aliran Monthly to aliran.com, we join hands with our faithful friends, supporters and readers in rededicating ourselves to the cause of Justice, Freedom and Solidarity. The Aliran Executive Committee delivered the following message in the souvenir programme distributed to over 500 diners at the Aliran bash in Penang on 11 October 2014: It has been 37 years since the formation of Aliran, and 33 years since Aliran Monthly first hit the streets of Penang! The theme of our celebration this evening is Justice, Freedom, Solidarity.

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  18. Petaling Jaya: Several hundred lawyers march in protest of Sedition Act in M'siaRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Asia News Network

    Several hundred lawyers and members of non-governmental organisations marched towards Parliament on Thursday for the "Walk for Peace and Freedom 2014", organised by the Malaysian Bar Council, calling for repeal of the Sedition Act 1948. Participants began gathering from 10.30am at the Padang Merbok car park here, before starting their march towards Parliament at 11.40am.

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  19. Najib's latest budget: the People have Been ConnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Malaysia Chronicle

    Okay, we now know Prime Minister Najib Razak wants a capital economy. This is not surprising.

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  20. the People have to 'Bangkit': Sedition Act will only be repealed if public fights it - Syed HusinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Malaysia Chronicle

    Putrajaya will never repeal the Sedition Act 1948 if the public does not mount a massive and sustained opposition towards the colonial-era legislation, said a former Internal Security Act detainee. Senator Dr Syed Husin Ali said he believed that the repugnant Sedition Act could be removed if there was a massive people's movement against it.

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