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Over 27,000 tourists visited Penang from Oct 11-19

Malaysian National News Agency 22 Oct 2021
State Tourism and Creative Economy Committee chairman Yeoh Soon Hin said during the period, a total of 14 tourist destinations in Penang were identified as tourist hotspots ... Yeoh said it was found that the majority of tourists flocked to Batu Ferringhi, George Town as well as famous eateries in the state.
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US bars Malaysian glove maker Supermax over alleged labour abuses

Straits Times 21 Oct 2021
KUALA LUMPUR • The United States has barred imports from Malaysian glove maker Supermax over alleged forced labour practices at the company, the fourth Malaysian firm to face such a ban in the past 15 months. Malaysian factories - makers of everything from palm oil to iPhone ...
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US bans Malaysian glove maker Supermax over alleged labour abuses

Straits Times 21 Oct 2021
KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - The United States said it has banned imports from Malaysian glove maker Supermax Corp and its units over alleged forced labour practices at the company ... Malaysian firms have increasingly come under scrutiny over allegations of abuse of foreign workers, who form a significant part of the country's manufacturing workforce.
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Hamas hails Malaysia's rejection of normalisation with Israel

Middle East Monitor 21 Oct 2021
The movement also expressed its appreciation for Malaysian "support for the Palestinian people in their struggle against the Zionist occupation." ... colonial state.
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Five-power defence pact needs to stay nimble: PM Lee

Straits Times 21 Oct 2021
The grouping has faced questions over its relevance in recent years, with Singapore and Malaysia now both touting professional armies, a far cry from the state of their armed forces in their early years. Malaysian Senior Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein acknowledged that the biggest challenge in the next 50 years "is how to keep us intact".
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Five Power Defence Arrangements needs to stay nimble amid new threats: PM Lee

Straits Times 21 Oct 2021
The grouping has faced questions over its relevance in recent years, with Singapore and Malaysia now both touting professional armies, a far cry from the state of their armed forces in their early years. Malaysian Senior Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein acknowledged the biggest challenge in the next 50 years "is how to keep us intact".
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US Bars Rubber Gloves From Malaysian Firm Over Alleged "Labour Abuses"

NDTV 21 Oct 2021
The United States has barred imports from a Malaysian latex glovemaker over alleged labour abuses, the latest firm from the country to face such a ban ... .
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Moldova initiates walnut exports to Malaysia

Fresh Plaza 21 Oct 2021
The buyers are a group of Moldovan repatriates that plans to retail Moldovan honey and nuts to Malaysians through their online store.
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JB, Muar hotels register up to 80 pct increase in occupancy rate

Malaysian National News Agency 21 Oct 2021
REGION - SOUTHERN. JB, Muar hotels register up to 80 pct increase in occupancy rate. file pix. " data-media=""> ...Thank you Malaysians, for making Johor your choice of holiday destination. Insya Allah, the state will always be a safe destination for you and your family,” he added ....
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Malaysia's Health Minister warns of rising hospitalisations as interstate travel resumes

Straits Times 21 Oct 2021
The east Malaysian state of Sarawak has also been hit by a spike in admissions, he said ... The country is also set to hold its first state elections. The Covid-19 situation had led to by-elections in two parliamentary constituencies and also a state election in Sarawak being ...
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US bars disposable gloves from Malaysia over forced labor

The Times of India 20 Oct 2021
The United States government ordered a halt Wednesday to imports of disposable gloves from a Malaysian company and its subsidiaries after determining they rely on forced labour ... Malaysian rubber glove makers have come under scrutiny over abusive practices, and the US this year ...
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Melaka polls: MMA calls for ban on physical campaigning to prevent new Covid-19 wave

The Star 20 Oct 2021
PETALING JAYA. A total ban on physical campaigning during the Melaka state election is necessary to prevent another surge of Covid-19 cases, says the Malaysian Medical Association (MMA). Read full story ... .
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Singer Fish Leong to perform in US though not fully vaccinated

Straits Times 20 Oct 2021
TAIPEI • Malaysian singer Fish Leong, who is based in Taiwan, will fly to the United States next month for three concerts, despite not being fully vaccinated. Earlier this month, the White House announced that a new air travel system will take effect on Nov 8, allowing entry for fully vaccinated foreign tourists ... ....
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Singer Fish Leong to hold concerts in the US despite being partially vaccinated

Straits Times 20 Oct 2021
TAIPEI - Malaysian singer Fish Leong, who is based in Taiwan, will fly to the United States next month for three concerts, despite not being fully vaccinated. Earlier this month, the White House announced that a new air travel system will take effect on Nov 8, allowing entry for fully vaccinated foreign tourists ... � ....
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Colonial hill station becomes Malaysia’s third biosphere reserve

Al Jazeera 19 Oct 2021
While George Town, the state capital nestled at the bottom ... The nomination sparked much pride but also a concern for the future given the inevitable return of mass tourism in a Malaysian state that is well-known for its development aspirations and much-debated planned megaprojects.
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