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14 min ago | Malaysia Chronicle

On 57th Merdeka, Anwar warns of rising racism, religious bigotry:...

As Malaysia celebrated its 57th year of Independence from British rule, Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim expressed concern at the re-surfacing of racial and religious bigotry in the country.

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3 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

Merdeka Stories: My turban saved a life

HE remembers vividly that fateful day when he threw his 6m-long turban into a river to pull to safety a Malay teenager, who had fallen into Sungai Kerian near Parit Buntar in Perak.

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7 hrs ago | Canberra Times

MH370 hunt gets new map as searchers say 'we'll find it'

This is the latest chart of the priority search area for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 prepared for the Australian Transport Safety Bureau.

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11 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Malaysian PM, DPM urge solidarity, unity in National Day message

In a National Day speech on Saturday , Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak called for a strenghtening of solidarity among Malaysians, including unity in the face of challenges and tests.

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14 hrs ago | Green Left Weekly

Lynas told to pack up and leave Malaysia

Australian-based organisation Stop Lynas released a paper on August 28 criticising Australian rare earths company Lynas for operating without a social licence in Malaysia.

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18 hrs ago | Daily Times

Russia demands publication of recordings from downed flight MH17 : August 30, 2014,

Russia is demanding to know why international investigators have yet to publish the black box data from a Malaysian airliner that was shot down over eastern Ukraine in July, a defence deputy minister said in an interview published on Saturday.

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22 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Minister debunks reports of Malaysian women's involvement in IS

There is no proof that Malaysian women are involved with the Islamic State by offering sexual services, said Deputy Home Minister Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Star Online

Ten top special traits that make people say they are proud to be Malaysians

But what are we proud of and what makes us truly Malaysian? Our food, culture and language is often cited.

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Brandon Sun

Business Highlights

The market has nearly tripled in a little over five years, and with each record close, the temptation grows to take your winnings and flee.

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Al Jazeera

Malaysia Airlines: can it survive?

Malaysia Airlines is taking drastic measures to regain market confidence - and public trust.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Malaysia Airlines: No Disruption To Current Service

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 29 -- There will be no disruption to Malaysia Airlines' current service with the RM6 billion recovery plan unveiled Friday.

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The Globe and Mail

Tragedy-hit Malaysia Airlines to slash 6,000 jobs in bold revamp

Malaysia Airlines will slash nearly a third of its 20,000 work force and cut back its global route network as part of a radical 6 billion ringgit restructuring following the devastating impact of two jetliner disasters.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Pirates steal oil from Thai tanker hijacked off Malaysia

Armed pirates commandeered a Thai tanker off Malaysia's east coast and pumped out its cargo of oil, a maritime watchdog said on Friday , adding to a series of hijackings that has raised fears of a growing Southeast Asian piracy menace.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Second City, Bullet Train To Help Ease Klang Valley Congestion

By Zairina Zainudin PETALING JAYA, Aug 29 -- Building a second city and a bullet train system to solve the congestion problems in the Klang Valley were among the ideas raised at the just-concluded 17th National Housing and Property Summit 2014.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Direct Attack on Pakatan: Sedition dragnet an attack on freedom of expression - lawyers

The recent spate of probes and court actions under the controversial Sedition Act 1948 reeks of a government clamp down on dissenting views, lawyers claimed as authorities slapped two separate sedition charges on a Penang state assemblyman yesterday.

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Yahoo!

More bad news for Malaysia Airlines

Malaysia Airlines is facing dire economic straits after being involved in the two worst air tragedies of the year.

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This Is London

Crisis-hit Malaysia Airlines gets go-ahead for overhaul

A woman brutally assaulted at the Notting Hill Carnival when she confronted a groper today said she was "defiant" and determined to stand up to her attacker.

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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Phone call data may alter Malaysia jet search area

Trucks have started making deliveries to a New England supermarket chain just hours after it was announced that the chain's former CEO, whose ouster led to worker walkouts and customer boycotts, had completed a... A six-week standoff between thousands of employees of a New England supermarket chain and management has ended with the news that the ... (more)

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WIS-TV Columbia

Phone call data may alter Malaysia jet search area

Ground teams planned to resume searching Thursday for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia, according to a Virginia State Police spokeswoman.

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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Australia: MH370 may have turned south sooner

A failed satellite phone call suggests the missing passenger jet may have turned south slightly earlier than previously thought during its enigmatic journey, Australian authorities said Thursday.

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