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Malaysia reverses vow to scrap controversial sedition law
Malaysia's prime minister on Thursday abandoned plans to repeal a controversial sedition law increasingly used against his regime's political opponents, as the opposition warned of a lurch back to authoritarian rule. Prime Minister Najib Razak vowed in 2012 to abolish the British colonial-era Sedition Act, promising to move away from his regime's authoritarian tactics in a bid to shore up ...(11/27/2014 3:29:54 AM)
Malaysia leader nixes pledge to scrap sedition law
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's leader said Thursday that a colonial-era law curbing free speech will be retained and strengthened, backpedaling on a pledge two years ago to abolish the Sedition Act as part of political reforms.(11/27/2014 5:15:48 AM)
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+ ALL TIMES ARE PROVISIONAL AND IN LOCAL TIME FOLLOWED BY GMT IN BRACKETS THURSDAY, NOV 27 KUALA LUMPUR- Parliament in session from 1000am (0200 GMT). KUALA LUMPUR- Umno deputy president Muhyiddin Yassin ...(11/26/2014 7:42:35 PM)
Malaysia PM reverses sedition pledge
Malaysian PM Najib Razak goes back on a pledge to repeal a controversial sedition law, saying it will instead be strengthened.(11/27/2014 4:22:23 AM)
Malaysia Green Sukuk Gets Khazanah Debut Boost: Islamic Finance
Malaysia’s state-owned sovereign wealth fund is giving the government’s green financing initiative a boost with a plan to sell the nation’s first sukuk under socially responsible investment guidelines.(11/24/2014 11:17:03 PM)
Research and Markets: Malaysia Smartphone Market to 2015: Mobile Handset Sales by Technology and by Generation
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Malaysia Smartphone Market to 2015: Mobile Handset Sales by Tec(11/27/2014 1:16:00 PM)
World’s Longest Stock Gain Has Top Malaysia Fund Piling Cash
Malaysia's policy makers announced a plan to scrap fuel subsidies on Nov. 21 as part of Prime Minister Najib Razak’s efforts to narrow the budget deficit.(11/24/2014 8:38:37 PM)
Expanding waistlines weigh heavy on Malaysia
Malaysia is Southeast Asia's fattest country, where a nationwide foodie culture is feeding mounting concern over what its health minister calls "an obesity epidemic."(11/26/2014 11:27:58 PM)
Malaysia seeks moderate approach to Middle East conflict resolution
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 26 ― Malaysia has underlined a moderate approach to conflict resolution in order to bridge the differences and restore stability to the lives of Palestinians, Syrians and other peoples of the Middle East.(11/26/2014 4:36:27 AM)
1600 Pandas To Travel Across Malaysia, The Next Stop In Their World Tour
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Nov. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On their journey around the world to promote the message of panda conservation and sustainable development, the 1600 Pandas will be visiting more than ...(11/27/2014 11:18:00 AM)
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