Thursday, December 1, 2022

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Malaysian PM says Hong Kong leader should quit

Malaysia's prime minister said Friday Hong Kong's embattled leader should resign over the city's increasingly violent pro-democracy protests and warned China would take "harsh action" to end the demonstrations. Hong Kong has been rocked by unprecedented protests for nearly four...

The story behind the sale of the ‘Billion Dollar Whale’ book

The Economist, in an article on the launch of the book in Britain, says the title of the book is a dry for something that is likely the heist of the century. The story depicts the battle to prevent the book...

I took orders from Najib who had the power to destabilise my life: Witness

A key witness in the 1MDB case against former Malaysian PM Najib Razak said he only took orders from the fallen leader who had all the powers to create instability in his life. He denied he took orders from...

Malaysia to push for a long-term solution for haze hazard

Malaysia is considering various ways to stop the smoke invasion causing massive air pollution in the Asean region and it will push for a long-term solution while Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says his country will take firm action against...

Indonesian worker caught in the dragnet of horror

An Indonesian woman married to a Malaysian has been accused of human trafficking, a crime she did not commit, says her family who pleaded with the authorities to get her out of jail in Malaysia. Supinah (43) is now involved...

1MDB documentary The Kleptocrats now streaming on iwonder

Want to discover more about the 1MDB expose? The Kleptocrats, a movie about 1MDB, former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak and Jho Low is now streaming exclusively on iwonder.com, an all-new video streaming platform that is now available in Singapore. The...

Indonesia faces resistance when it comes to halal tourism plans for Lake Toba

The Indonesian government has been pushing to develop new tourist zones with the 'halal tourism' concept to attract foreign visitors to islands besides Bali. The idea to push for “halal tourism” is to attract Muslim tourists from abroad, but, in some...

“Boss will take care if any problems”, was the catch phrase Low Taek Jho would use to convince Najib’s aides to carry out orders

A witness testifying during the 1MDB scandal provided many details on the scandal but one thing that did not escape the public's attention were the tears and the sentiments of fear that the witness expressed if he did not...

The world should learn from the grim reality behind Malaysia’s ‘soul searching’

After 62 years of independence and 61 years of one-party rule, a new Malaysia is coming out of the shadows with pain, acrimony and a disdain for the political class. Though we cannot compare the Malaysian experience with what happened in countries...

Golf cart ride for Malaysian King with Indonesian President shows strong bilateral relations

Malaysian King Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah riding a golf cart in the Bogor Botanical Gardens with President Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo is a sign of a great bilateral relationship between both nations, say officials. The Indonesian President took the Malaysian King and his...
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French baguettes get UNESCO heritage status

PARIS, France - The French baguette - "250 grams of magic and perfection", in the words of President Emmanuel...
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