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According to Malaysian official, Islamophobia has to be recognized as crime

MENA FN 05 Feb 2023
(MENAFN) Islamophobia must be recognized as a crime, a senior Malaysian official stated on Friday, urging for "firmer" response by Muslim nations towards incidents of burning of the Muslims' holy ... .

Unity government’s missteps may prove costly if left unchecked

Malaysia Today 04 Feb 2023
Malaysians have witnessed this time and again, but our politicians appear to have not learnt from past lessons ... Some decisions have made many Malaysians wonder what on earth was on their leaders’ minds ... Malaysians had to learn about it from an interview she gave to The Star.

Nusantara to bring huge tourism potential for Indonesia, Malaysia -- Sandiaga Uno

Malaysian National News Agency 04 Feb 2023
In January this year, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim during an official visit to the republic also noted that the development of Indonesia's new capital in Kalimantan would benefit the regional economies of east Malaysian states ... In echoing Malaysian Tourism, Arts and ...

BN-PH partnership no match for PAS in Kelantan, says analyst

Malaysia Today 04 Feb 2023
(FMT) – Cooperation between Barisan Nasional and Pakatan Harapan will not be strong enough to wrest the Kelantan state government from PAS, says an analyst ... While the action taken by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) was only on Bersatu’s accounts, he said it would affect PAS’ campaign in the state.

Malaysia proposes fix for Singapore causeway traffic

Taipei Times 03 Feb 2023
... Malaysian newspaper The Star reported ... The proposal, still in its initial stages, would involve Malaysian immigration officials being stationed on the Singapore side of the causeway, with Singaporean officials stationed on the Malaysian side, in the southern state of Johor.

U.S. says Sime Darby Plantation products no longer produced with forced labour

FX Empire 03 Feb 2023
customs authorities have determined that palm oil products made by Malaysian firm Sime Darby Plantation were no longer produced with forced labour, according to a notice on the U.S ... Sime Darby Plantation is among eight Malaysian firms that have been banned by the United States in the past four years over forced labour allegations.

Chinese Malaysians tap into their cultural roots at temple fair

China Daily 03 Feb 2023
The lion dance was performed in the heritage precinct of George Town, the capital city of Penang state, Malaysia, on Saturday evening, when the 2023 Penang Chinese New Year celebration, Miaohui, was held ... Penang is a state with a high population of Chinese Malaysians.

M'sia given responsiblity of establishing ASEAN cooperation with GCC, improving ASEAN-Canada relations

Malaysian National News Agency 03 Feb 2023
WORLD ... " data-media="">. 03/02/2023 07.43 PM. JAKARTA, Feb ... "Malaysia is responsible for ensuring that cooperation between ASEAN and the GCC can be established and implemented through the organisation of the (ASEAN-GCC) summit involving the heads of state this year," he told the Malaysian media ... ....

ASEAN's TRAVEX a good platform for all member states to revive tourism sector -- Tiong

Malaysian National News Agency 03 Feb 2023
ASEAN's TRAVEX a good platform for all member states to revive tourism sector -- Tiong ... Touching on the event, Tiong expressed hope that the Malaysia Pavilion under the purview of Tourism Malaysia could be further expanded to feature all Malaysian states in the country in order to get more international tourists to flock to the country.

Malaysians worldwide demand prime minister's resignation

Messenger-Inquirer 01 Feb 2023
Like me, thousands of Malaysians around the world are tuned to developments back home ... Despite these large numbers, Malaysians living abroad are not often included in popular definitions of “immigrant” or “Asian.” This is especially true in the United States, where Malaysians make up only a small fraction of the growing Asian-American population.

'Open houses' to welcome political season in Malaysia again

The Manila Times 31 Jan 2023
But the other reason is perhaps a more subtle but equally real one, namely, six West Malaysian states will hold their state elections within the next six months or so ... For one, the new Malaysian prime minister, Anwar Ibrahim, has been quite avid in attending these open houses.

Feature: Discover cultural treasures in Chinese New Year celebration at Malaysia's Penang

People Daily 30 Jan 2023
The lion dance was performed in the heritage precinct of George Town, the capital city of Penang state, Malaysia, on the evening of Jan ... Penang is a state with a high population of Malaysian-Chinese ... Nowadays, Malaysian-Chinese still cherish and pass down traditional Chinese ...

Sulu sultan’s heirs to go after $15B deal on Sabah

Manila Standard 29 Jan 2023
A Luxembourg court earlier ordered the release or cancellation of the seizure of two Luxembourg-based subsidiaries of the Malaysian state oil firm Petronas in July 2022, ABS-CBN News reported ... Malaysian law minister Azalina Othman Said, quoted by ABS-CBN, on Thursday called the Luxembourg court’s ruling a “significant victory”.

‘Reformist’ Anwar turns his back on LGBTs

Asiatimes 27 Jan 2023
Justice for Sisters spotlights violence and persecution in Malaysia against transgender women, and has interviewed LGBT Malaysians for New York-based Human Rights Watch ... Islamic courts also enforce anti-LGBT Shariah criminal laws, based on the Koran and applicable only to Muslims, depending on which Malaysian state they live in.

Muhyiddin’s deafening silence over vote-buying claims

Malaysia Today 27 Jan 2023
Clement Stanley, Free Malaysia Today ... Why is that? ... Funny how even the people living in rich states such as Selangor and Penang didn’t step forward to be so generous to their fellow Malaysians ... Either this could lead to by-elections or we will see more generous and caring Malaysians emerging before and during an election ... .

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