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1 hr ago | Just-food.com

BRICs and beyond: Malaysia, Thailand eye growing global Halal market

The global market for halal food is expected to grow from US$698bn in 2012 to reach US$830bn in 2016, according to Malaysia's department of Islamic development, and manufacturers in its country and neighbouring Thailand are competing to service this demand.

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5 hrs ago | The Star Online

Patients get kidneys from Australian killed in boating accident

New lease on life: Khamisah smiling as she is visited by Hospital Kuala Lumpur Nephrology Department head Datuk Dr Ghazali Ahmad, National Transplant Resource Centre head Datin Dr Lela Yasmin Mansor and trainee nurse Ummi Aisyah at the intensive care unit.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Paul Tan's Automotive News

Mercedes first half 2014 sales jump 24% in Malaysia

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia has recorded a 24% jump in sales for the first six months of 2014 compared to the same period last year, registering a total of 4,536 units from January to June.

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Malaysia Airlines makes self-service check-in and bag drop mandatory at KLIA

All Economy Class passengers - with two notable exceptions - will have to use self-service check-in facilities at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Indonesian election receives mixed reactions in Malaysia

In Malaysia, reactions to the Indonesian election were mixed as to who will be a better candidate when it comes to bilateral and ASEAN relations.

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Suria

Malaysia police arrest seven over...

Malaysian police said Thursday they had arrested seven people in connection with the murder of an Estonian model whose body was found on a resort island.

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The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Four Burmese Workers Killed Brutally in Malaysia This Month

Myo Pai, a leader of a Kuala Lumpur-based free funeral services group, standing right in a white shirt, beside the coffin of Ko Tony on Wednesday, before he was killed.

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The Straits Times

Two men arrested in connection with death of Estonian model in Malaysia

Two men have been remanded by the Kota Tinggi court in connection with the death of Estonian model Regina Soosalu on Pulau Rawa off Mersing on July 1. -- PHOTO: THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK Two men have been remanded by the Kota Tinggi court in connection with the death of Estonian model Regina Soosalu on Pulau Rawa off Mersing on July 1. -- PHOTO: ... (more)

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The Washington Post

Chinese man abducted in Malaysia freed

A Chinese citizen kidnapped in the eastern Malaysian state of Sabah a month ago has been freed, the official Xinhua News Agency and a Malaysian newspaper reported Thursday.

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Malaysian National News Agency

GST To Help Malaysia Achieve Surplus Budget By 2020, Says TAMS

By Noor Soraya Mohd Jamal KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 -- The Goods and Services Tax will help Malaysia achieve a surplus budget by 2020, the year Malaysia is projected to become a developed nation.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

International Business Times

Malaysian Diplomat Sex Assault Victim Tania Billingsley Speaks Out Against 'Rape Culture'

A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-800 aircraft parks on tarmac of Kuala Lumpur International Airport outside Kuala Lumpur June 14, 2014.

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The Star Online

Samy Vellu: No more racial riots, Malaysians now more civilised, united

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu does not think that racial riots can recur because Malaysians are more civilised and united and live in peace.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Ironic for Najib to predict Malaysia's bleak future under his NON-EXISTENT leadership - Kit Siang

It is both ironic and tragic that the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razak could point to Brazil's 1-7 massacre by Germany in the World Cup as the fate of absence of leadership when he himself has set Malaysia on auto-pilot without any leadership from him in the past year.

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The Straits Times

Dengue cases in Malaysia reach endemic level

The state of dengue in Malaysia has reached an endemic level as the number of cases continued to rise, the Health Ministry said.

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Malaysia News

Irene Fernandez, champion of the oppressed in Malaysia

Her signature crusade was for the rights of the poorest and most marginalised people in her relatively rich country: the migrant workers, observes Douglas Martin Irene Fernandez, a champion of the oppressed in Malaysia whose indefatigable advocacy for better treatment of foreign migrant workers prompted her government to denounce her as a traitor ... (more)

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The Straits Times

Malaysian police detain six in connection with death of Estonian model on Pulau Rawa

"We have also detained six persons to assist with investigations, " he said on Wednesday, while declining to reveal the exact timeline for the incident as it was still being investigated.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Malaysian sentenced to death for murder of French tourist

A Malaysian shopkeeper was sentenced to death on Wednesday after a court found him guilty of murdering a French tourist on a popular resort island.

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The Baltimore Sun

American women targeted as Malaysia becomes Internet scam haven: U.S.

Hundreds of American women are being ensnared by Internet scammers based in Malaysia, with some losing over a quarter of a million dollars, as the country becomes an epicenter for online crime perpetrated by Africans, U.S. officials say.

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Yahoo!

Drug accused faces death or freedom

A Perth man accused of drug trafficking in Malaysia will find out today whether he faces the death penalty, or is finally free to come home.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Kazakhstan Grants Malaysians Visa-Free Regime For One Year - Envoy

From Nurulhuda Che Das ASTANA , July 8 -- Kazakhstan is abolishing visa requirements for citizens of 10 countries including Malaysia for one year starting July 15. Malaysian ambassador to Kazakhstan, Datuk Hidayat Abdul Hamid said the visa-free travel regime would also apply to citizens of the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, ... (more)

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