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Fitch Teleconf: Bangladesh Assigned Inaugural International Rating by Fitch

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE, August 31 Fitch Ratings has for the first time assigned international ratings to the Bangladesh sovereign and invites market participants to join a teleconference on Bangladesh's rating outlook at 4pm HK/Singapore on Wednesday, 3 September 2014.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

Time for PAS to close ranks with Pakatan & accept Azizah as MB`

The debate around Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail's suitability as Mentri Besar of Selangor has gone on too long.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Motorcycles Destroyed In Fire At Flat Sri Sentosa, Old Klang Road

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 31 -- Twelve motorcycles, parked at a parking area at Block D of the Flat Sri Sentosa in Old Klang Road here, were destroyed, believed to have been set ablaze early Sunday morning.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Malaysian Embassy In Bangkok Hosts Independence Day Celebration

The staff of the Malaysian embassy in Thailand held a simple, but meaningful celebration, to mark Malaysia's 57th Independence Day.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Three Killed In Car-motorcycle Collision

An elderly woman, her grandson and daughter were killed when a car ploughed into their motorcycle at a junction in Kampung Bongor Kudung, Simpang Empat near here at about 7.30pm Sunday night.

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Merinews

Manage rural change in Malaysia, Indonesia and India through SMART Model

To manage rural change in a turbulent world caused by global financial crisis, we need to remove the panic and fear among the stake holders, observed Dr. M.M .Goel, Professor of Economics, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra while chairing the plenary session at the 5th International Conference and Field Study held at Institute for Rural ... (more)

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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