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Malaysia: Country in Southeast Asia
Malaysia is a country in Southeast Asia. The federal constitutional monarchy consists of thirteen states and three federal territories, separated by the South China Sea into two regions, Peninsular Malaysia and Borneo's East Malaysia. Peninsular Malaysia shares a land and maritime border with Thailand and maritime borders with Singapore, Vietnam, and Indonesia. East Malaysia shares land and maritime borders with Brunei and Indonesia and a maritime border with the Philippines and Vietnam. Kuala Lumpur is the national capital and largest city while Putrajaya is the seat of the federal government. With a population of over 32聽million, Malaysia is the world's 43rd-most populous country. The southernmost point of continental Eurasia is in Tanjung Piai. In the tropics, Malaysia is one of 17 megadiverse countries, home to a number of endemic species.

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Al Jazeera obtains recordings of fugitive wanted over 1MDB fraud [Video]

Al Jazeera obtains recordings of fugitive wanted over 1MDB fraud

Billionaire financier Jho Low is wanted over the role he played in the multibillion-dollar 1MDB fraud scandal in Malaysia.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:42Published
Vitamin E extracted from palm oil useful in boosting immune response based on studies on liver cells [Video]

Vitamin E extracted from palm oil useful in boosting immune response based on studies on liver cells

The findings of a new study conducted on mice liver cells reveal that vitamin-e extracted from palm oil helps in boosting the immune response of the body. Palm oil contains abundant quantities of..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:10Published
Malaysian pilot goes from cockpit to kitchen [Video]

Malaysian pilot goes from cockpit to kitchen

Every morning, Malaysian aircraft pilot Azrin Mohamad Zawawi dons his white captain's uniform and hat before heading to work - not at the airport, but to the small noodle stall that he now runs in a..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:24Published
Vitamin E from palm oil useful in boosting immune response based on studies on liver cells [Video]

Vitamin E from palm oil useful in boosting immune response based on studies on liver cells

A study conducted on mice liver cells revealed that Vitamin E extracted from palm oil helps in boosting the immune response of the body. Palm oil contains abundant quantities of vitamin E compounds,..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:22Published
Malaysia 1MDB investigation: Goldman Sachs to pay $3bn fine [Video]

Malaysia 1MDB investigation: Goldman Sachs to pay $3bn fine

Former Prime Minister Najib Razak says he is innocent and is appealing against his conviction.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:13Published
Goldman Sachs to pay $3 billion over 1MDB scandal [Video]

Goldman Sachs to pay $3 billion over 1MDB scandal

Goldman Sachs on Thursday agreed to pay nearly $3 billion to settle a probe into its role in Malaysia鈥檚 1MDB corruption scandal.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:07Published
Malaysia鈥檚 Anwar Ibrahim meets king in challenge for leadership [Video]

Malaysia鈥檚 Anwar Ibrahim meets king in challenge for leadership

Anwar says he has necessary support as government battles public anger over resurgence of COVID-19.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:36Published

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Malaysia's Top Glove will close more than half of its plants after a surge in virus cases.
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N贸ra Quoirin death: Intruding 'not impossible', resort owner says

N贸ra Quoirin, who had special needs, died after disappearing from an eco-resort in Malaysia in 2019.
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N贸ra Quoirin: Teacher tells inquest she would not have walked off

N贸ra Quoirin, who had special needs, was found dead after going missing from a Malaysian resort.
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N贸ra Quoirin death: Girl's feet 'dirty but not damaged', inquest hears

The 15-year-old was found dead nine days after she went missing from a jungle resort in Malaysia.
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N贸ra Quoirin death: Mother heard voices in chalet, inquest told

N贸ra Quoirin and her family were staying at a jungle resort in Malaysia when she went missing.
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'I went to school and woke up in intensive care'

Some children who fell seriously ill in Malaysia when they inhaled toxic gases in 2019 say they are still suffering.
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Goldman Sachs to pay $3bn over 1MDB Malaysia scandal

The investment bank will pay a record sum for violating bribery laws in the 1MDB corruption affair.
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N贸ra Quoirin death: Ransom email sent to family, inquest told

N贸ra Quoirin and her family were staying at a jungle resort in Malaysia when she went missing.
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N贸ra Quoirin: Search group 'waited hours' after finding body

A volunteer said he found N贸ra Quoirin on top of a rock 50m away from a shed in a Malaysian jungle.
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Monkey Steals Man's Phone, Snaps Selfies

A monkey stole a man's smartphone in Malaysia, and when the guy finally got it back he discovered a ton of monkey selfies!!! The long-tailed macaque swiped the phone from the man's home in Johor, and..
TMZ.com - Published

Chinese and Malaysian hackers charged by US over attacks

Five Chinese and two Malaysian men are charged by the US over separate alleged hacking plots.
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Malaysian man 'finds' monkey selfies on lost phone

Zackrydz Rodzi says he stunned to find photos after tracing lost phone to nearby jungle.
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N贸ra Quoirin: Site of Malaysian body find 'searched several times'

An inquest in Malaysia hears police had already combed the site where N贸ra Quoirin's body was found.
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London schoolgirl 'possibly alive amid searches'

An inquest in Malaysia hears police had already combed the site where N贸ra Quoirin's body was found.
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Nora Quoirin inquest: No evidence vulnerable teenager was abducted from resort before death, Malaysian police say

Investigation showed no criminal element, first witness says
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N贸ra Quoirin: Malaysia opens inquest into death of London teenager

The 15-year-old vanished from her room during a family holiday last year at a Malaysian resort.
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Samantha Jones: British woman on trial for murder in Malaysia could face hanging

Murder convictions carry mandatory death sentence in country
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Najib Razak: Former Malaysian PM guilty on all charges in corruption trial

Najib Razak guilty of seven charges in the first of several multi-million dollar corruption trials.
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Malaysia arrests Bangladeshi migrant who criticised government on TV

The Bangladeshi man criticised the treatment of undocumented workers during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Goldman Sachs settles 1MDB scandal with Malaysia for $3.9bn

The deal includes a guarantee from Goldman Sachs to return at least $1.4bn in 1MDB bonds.
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N贸ra Quoirin death: Malaysian authorities to begin inquest in August

It is reported that the two week inquest will begin on 24 August in Malaysia.
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US targets Monet and Warhol artworks in 1MDB case

The assets are allegedly linked to more than $4.5bn stolen from the Malaysian state investment fund.
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Malaysia could send Rohingya detainees back out to sea: sources

Malaysia is considering a plan to send nearly 300 Rohingya Muslim refugees detained after arriving on a damaged boat back out to sea once the ship has been fixed, two security sources told Reuters on..
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Malaysia PM paves way for year-end snap poll: report

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin is preparing for snap election by the end of the year, Singapore's Straits Times newspaper said, as he seeks a firm mandate amid uncertainty over how much..
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Malaysia bars citizens from haj pilgrimage on coronavirus fears

Malaysia said on Thursday its citizens would be barred from making the haj pilgrimage this year due to concerns over the new coronavirus, following in the steps of neighbouring Indonesia, which is also..
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Malaysia reports 31 new coronavirus cases; no new deaths

Malaysian health authorities on Thursday reported 31 new coronavirus cases, raising the cumulative total to 8,369 cases.
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Malaysia resumes travel, haircuts and retail therapy as coronavirus curbs ease

Hair salons and shopping malls reopened, traffic jams returned and interstate travel resumed in Malaysia on Wednesday in a further easing of coronavirus restrictions to revive an economy hard hit by..
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Malaysia to reopen schools in stages from June 24: minister

Malaysia will begin reopening schools from June 24, its education minister said on Wednesday, as the country enters recovery mode after three months of strict curbs on movement and businesses to..
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Malaysian prosecutors drop corruption charges against Najib ally

Malaysian government prosecutors withdrew corruption charges on Tuesday against an ally of former premier Najib Razak, whose party returned to power in a new coalition three months ago after having..
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Malaysia detains 270 Rohingya refugees who had drifted at sea for weeks

Rohingya refugees had been stranded offshore for weeks, unable to dock because of Covid-19 lockdown.
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Malaysia to ask Bangladesh to take back Rohingya refugees found at sea

Malaysia will ask Bangladesh to take back about 300 Rohingya refugees detained after a boat carrying them entered its waters this week, the southeast Asian nation's defence minister said on Tuesday.
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Malaysia to reopen most economic activity with virus outbreak 'under control'

Malaysia on Sunday said it would reopen nearly all economic activity and allow interstate travel starting June 10, lifting coronavirus restrictions imposed nearly three months ago as it moves to revive..
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Exclusive: Malaysia - Even $3 billion not enough to settle 1MDB case with Goldman

Malaysia's new government would not be willing to accept even compensation of $3 billion from Goldman Sachs in a settlement over the 1MDB scandal, the finance minister told Reuters, ruling out a figure..
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Malaysian ex-PM Najib faces July verdict in first 1MDB-linked trial

A Malaysian court will deliver its verdict in a case against former prime minister Najib Razak on July 28, the first of several corruption trials he faces over a multibillion-dollar scandal at state..
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Malaysia reports 30 new COVID-19 infections

Malaysia reported 30 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday, taking the cumulative total to 7,762.
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Singapore says Malaysia wants further deferral of joint rail project

Singapore said on Friday it was reviewing a request by neighbouring Malaysia to further suspend a high speed rail project set to link the city-state to Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur.
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Malaysia's ruling party dumps Mahathir, dissenters

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's ruling party on Thursday terminated the membership of his predecessor Mahathir Mohamad, a move widely seen as an attmept to consolidate power as he faces a..
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Swiss trial begins of banker alleged to have ignored 1MDB warnings

A banker went on trial in Switzerland on Tuesday charged with failing to sound the alarm over millions of dollars linked to scandal-tainted Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB.
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'A sad mood': Muslim doctor in Malaysia spends Eid in hospital amid pandemic

Malaysian doctor Muhammad Syahidd Al-Hatim was used to being away from his family on Eid al-Fitr, having spent the past two years celebrating the end of the holy Ramadan fasting month at Kuala Lumpur..
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Malaysia says second virus cluster breaks out at migrant detention centers

A new cluster of coronavirus infections has broken out in Malaysia at a detention center for undocumented migrants, authorities said on Saturday.
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Rohingya targeted in Malaysia as coronavirus stokes xenophobia

Eleyas, a Rohingya Muslim, fled to Malaysia six years ago, seeking a safe haven from persecution in Myanmar.
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Malaysia PM in home quarantine after officer tests positive for COVID-19

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin will be home quarantined for 14 days after an officer who attended a meeting with him this week tested positive for the new coronavirus, the prime minister's..
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