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42 min ago | Channelnewsasia.com

'Modern slavery' in Malaysia electronics factories: survey

Nearly one-third of the 350,000 workers in Malaysia's electronics manufacturing sector - a major supplier for leading global brands - suffer labour conditions akin to "modern slavery", a report released Wednesday said. KUALA LUMPUR: Nearly one-third of the 350,000 workers in Malaysia's electronics manufacturing sector - a major supplier for leading global brands - suffer labour conditions akin to "modern slavery", a report released Wednesday said.

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5 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Islamic Arts Museum, Top Museum In Malaysia, 10th In Asia - TripAdvisor

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 17 -- The Islamic Arts Museum was named the top museum in Malaysia and 10th in Asia in the TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards for museums around the globe. Travellers' Choice awards honour top travel spots worldwide based on the millions of reviews from TripAdvisor travellers where dedicated lists for Asia, Europe, South America, South Pacific, the United Kingdom, the United States and Malaysia were identified.

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9 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

King, Queen Visit National Zoo To See Giant Pandas

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 17 -- Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tuanku Hajah Haminah Hamidun, Wednesday visited Zoo Negara to see the giant pandas, Xing Xing and Liang Liang. Their Majesties were welcomed on arrival at the zoo by Deputy Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Dr James Dawos Mamit, Zoo Negara president Datuk Seri Zaharin Md Arif and ministry officials.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

Bad Job Umno-BN: After 51 years, Malaysia independent but not free

It is a windy day, and the Malaysian flag is fully unfurled... displaying her full colours. Nothing feels as majestic as seeing your own country's flag flying for all to see.

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The Star Online

Dazzling colours greet visitors

State of the arts: Nur Afra Batrisyia 10, Roshen Nawaratnem, 11, and Tan Hougen, nine, experimenting with colours as they paint away during the festival in Kuala Lumpur. KUALA LUMPUR: It was a scene bursting with vibrant colours as the Petrosains Science Festival 2014 welcomed enthusiasts on its second day with arts taking on a central role.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Will Igp, Zahid Arrest Saifuddin Next? Sedition Act will stop M'sia from becoming a successful nation

Malaysia cannot become a successful democracy with the existence of the Sedition Act, said National Unity Consultative Council panel member Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah at the launch of The Abolish The Sedition Act Movement or Gerakan Hapus Akta Hasutan . "There is only one reason to retain the act and the only reason is to incite fear among the people," said Saifuddin at the Kuala Lumpur Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall on Monday.

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Northern Territory News

'I know what happened to MH370'

Indonesia's police chief General Sutarman reportedly told a meeting of airline officials and senior police, "I spoke to the Malaysian Police Chief, Tun Mohammed Hanif Omar. I actually know what had actually happened with MH370."

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Korea Herald

Addressing palm oil concerns in Malaysia

It is the world's most consumed and used vegetable oil, yet it has come under more intense scrutiny and has been criticized more than any other type of oils and fats. What is it about palm oil that draws such flak? At the International Palm Oil Sustainability Conference held recently in Kota Kinabalu, participants and speakers attempted to sort through the sometimes emotional reactions this agricultural product elicits with an exchange of differences and misgivings, shared perspectives and clarifications.

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The Star Online

Malaysian youths and their nation-building initiatives

MyHarapan CEO Nurfarini Daing welcoming delegates to the Global Social Business Summit 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, a successful effort by the organisation in bringing the global event to local shores. Check out these young Malaysians who have been running initiatives and movements that encourage nation-building, unity and political participation.

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CNews

Two Vietnamese-Canadians charged in major Australian drug bust

Two Vietnamese-Canadians have been charged in Australia with importing at least $54 million worth of heroin and methamphetamine. Video of their arrest was posted to YouTube.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Star Online

Malaysia' saves flood victims in Kashmir

Emotional return: Norzam trying to hold back her tears after arriving at KLIA in Sepang. With Norzam is her husband Datuk Abdul Hanif Abdullah.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Sabah's presence in Malaysia becoming MEANINGLESS - Jeffrey warns Putrajaya

Sabah's presence in Malaysia will become meaningless if the federal government continues to dominate through its officers and agencies from the peninsula, Sabah opposition politician Datuk Dr Jeffrey Kitingan said in his Malaysia Day message. Sabah had become "just a colony of Malaya" through the appointment of government officers, federal ministries, departments and agencies instead of allowing locals to fill these posts, the Bingkor assemblyman said.

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The Star Online

Malaysia Day just as important as Merdeka

Iconic landmarks: Lee with Google Malaysia managing director Sajith Sivanandan. The winner hopes his doodle - Beauty of Malaysia - will encourage Malaysians to rediscover their homeland.

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International Business Times

Malaysia Airlines Flight MF 370: Indonesian Police Chief Claims He Knows What Happened To Missing Jet

Six months after Malaysian Airlines Flight MH 370 mysteriously disappeared on March 8 with 239 people on board, the head of the Indonesian Police Force claimed he knew what happened to the missing Boeing 777 jet but did not provide any further details. Malaysia Airlines planes sit on the tarmac at Kuala Lumpur International Airport July 21, 2014.

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BeverageDaily

Change brewing as Malaysia hops onto craft beer bandwagon

Faced with increasing gains across Asia-Pacific, not least in Australia where traditional brewers are fast losing market share, craft beer importers are now eyeing Southeast Asia as a new growth market. We hear often about how Asia's developing economies are bringing Western tastes to areas where there has previously been little appetite for products like breakfast cereals, dairy products and tinned soups.

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Malaysian National News Agency

IMF Gives Thumbs Up To Malaysia's Ongoing Fiscal Reform

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 -- The International Monetary Fund has given the thumbs up to Malaysia's ongoing fiscal reform by broadening the tax base with the implementation the Goods and Services Tax starting April 1, 2015. Fiscal Affairs Department Adviser, Kiyoshi Nakayama, said this shift of revenue source, from natural resource and corporate income to also include the GST, was a crucial policy direction to maintain Malaysia's long-term fiscal sustainability.

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India Auto News

Perodua Axia Malaysia launch price RM24,600 (Rs. 4.65 lakhs) on-road

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia was bound to receive two superminis this month, Perodua Axia and Proton Compact Car Iriz. Former is launched today at lower than expected on-road price of RM24,600 .

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The Straits Times

Commissioner of Singapore Police Force conferred highest Malaysian award

The commissioner of the Singapore Police Force received the highest Malaysian award for police officers from the Malaysian King on Monday. The Panglima Gagah Pasukan Polis, which means Order of Police Heroism - Knight Grand Commander in Malay, is the highest police award that the Royal Malaysia Police can confer on an individual for outstanding contributions and cooperation with the organisation.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Ahmad Jauhari to remain as Malaysia Airlines CEO for another year

KUALA LUMPUR: The contract of Ahmad Jauhari Yahya as managing director/group chief executive officer of Malaysia Airlines has been extended for a year from Sep 20, 2014 to Sep 19, 2015. MAS announced this in a statement to Bursa Malaysia on Monday .

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The Baltimore Sun

Islamic militant's death sparks eulogies in Malaysia

The death of a Malaysian Islamist in Syria has sparked an outpouring of eulogies on social media, including from his former political party, underlining sympathy for the militants' cause that is creating a security headache for the government. Lotfi Ariffin, a former activist in the Islamist PAS party that forms part of Malaysia's opposition alliance, had attracted a large following on social media with regular posts of pictures, video and calls to jihad from the Syrian front line.

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