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Malaysian PM counsels calm on `Christian takeover’ reports


May 9th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 9 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has appealed for calm after postings on blogs claimed that opposition Democratic Action Party (DAP) was "to elect a Christian ... Read more...

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Posters of Malaysian sex video out in Kuala Lumpur


April 28th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 28 (IANS) Scenes from a sex video clip, allegedly involving Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim, were printed as posters in the capital while a new video was posted ... Read more...

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India, China at par in Malaysian English proficiency survey


April 9th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 9 (IANS) India and China have been placed at par in an English language proficiency survey conducted here. It places Malaysia on top among all Asian nations ... Read more...

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Malaysia most proficient in English in Asia, 9th globally: Survey


April 7th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 7 (IANS) Malaysia has been rated most proficient nation in the use of English language among Asian countries where English is not the mother tongue. It stands ... Read more...

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Bible translated in Malaysian language no affront to Muslims: Ulema


March 19th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar. 19 (ANI): The translation of Bible in the traditional Malaysian language is of no affront to Muslims and is perfectly fine in the eyes of Federal Constitution, according to ... Read more...

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Malaysia to amend textbook after ethnic Indians’ objection


January 28th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 28 (IANS) The Malaysian government Friday said a textbook, which was objected to by ethnic Indians because of references to the caste system, would be amended.A committee of experts ... Read more...

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Parts of Malaysian school textbook hurtful to Indians’ sentiments to be edited


January 28th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 28 (ANI): Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has said that the novel 'Interlok' would continue to be considered as a textbook in the literature component of the Bahasa ... Read more...

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Malaysian Sikh sets record for longest stint as TV news presenter


January 26th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 26 (ANI): A Malaysian Sikh has set a new record as the 'longest serving television news presenter' after working 38-years with RTM.Harjit Singh Hullon, 57, who said that it ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian objects to caste system section in school book


December 29th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 29 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian leader Wednesday took exception to teaching school students about the Indian caste system and asked that the book be withdrawn.At least the section touching ... Read more...

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Book chronicles life of Malaysia’s ethnic Indians


December 19th, 2010 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 19 (IANS) A book that chronicles Malaysia's efforts to improve the conditions of its 2.1 million ethnic Indians in the last decade has been unveiled here.Titled "National Development ... Read more...

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Malaysian-Indian politician wants Race Relations Act to be implemented to fight racism


September 6th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sept 6 (ANI): The DAP chairman, Karpal Singh, has said that the proposed 'Race Relations Act' is the best way to prevent racist remarks from being uttered by irresponsible individuals ... Read more...

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Be mindful of what you say: Malaysian PM


September 6th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak Monday called for people of multi-ethnic Malaysia to be mindful of what they say to avoid racial conflict. "Political management" was as critical ... Read more...

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Brothers jailed for burning church in Malaysia


August 13th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 13 (IANS) Two Malaysian brothers were Friday jailed for five years for burning a church earlier this year. The Metro Tabernacle Church was one of the four Christian ... Read more...

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Three HINDRAF leaders to face sedition rap


July 8th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya (Malaysia), July 8 (ANI): Three leaders of the outlawed Hindu Rights Action Force (HINDRAF) will return to the Klang Sessions Court to face the sedition charge preferred against them in November ... Read more...

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Largest outdoor reading event held in Malaysia


June 27th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 27 (ANI): Thousands of people across Selangor participated in a record-breaking reading event at Taman Tasik Shah Alam, making it the largest outdoor reading event in Malaysia.As many as ... Read more...

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Malaysian woman supports hubby’s ‘regular sex’ admission


June 6th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 06 (ANI): The wife of a teacher in Malaysia, who said reading and having sex every night kept him energetic during the day, has defended her husband's comments.Alias Ismail, ... Read more...

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Malaysian lady supports husband’s ‘regular sex’ admission


June 6th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 6 (IANS) Admission by an award-winning teacher that he owes his day-long energy and success to "reading and regular sex every night" has raised hackles in conservative Malaysia. But his ... Read more...

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Reading, sex is the secret to Malaysian teacher’s boundless energy


May 31st, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 31 (ANI): A Malaysian teacher, who won the Tokoh Nilam, has revealed that his nightly ritual of reading and later having sex leaves him with seemingly boundless energy during ... Read more...

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Videos insult of Malay Indian community under probe


February 6th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb.6 (ANI): The Putera unit of the Malaysia India Congress (MIC) has asked the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission to investigate two offensive YouTube video clips that have insulted the ... Read more...

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English only in courts, two Malaysian states insist (Lead)


December 11th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 11 (IANS) A Malaysian court's decision to reject opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's appeal on the ground that it was not filed in Bahasa Malaysia has been contested by two ... Read more...

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Make English second official language, Malaysia urged


December 11th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 11 (IANS) A leading Malaysian Indian lawyer-lawmaker wants the constitution to be amended to make English the second official language to enable its free use in courts. Reacting to a ... Read more...

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Malay movement calls for ban of ghost, superstitious and mystical movies


October 15th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct.15 (ANI): A movement in Malaysia has called for a ban on the screening of ghost, superstitious and mystical movies, saying such films weaken the faith of Muslims in the ... Read more...

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Malaysian schools to offer Tamil, Mandarin lessons at primary level


October 4th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct. 4 (ANI): In order to attract more non-Malaysian students to government schools, Malaysia's education ministry is planning to introduce Tamil and Mandarin lessons at primary school level. The classes ... Read more...

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Provide Tamil option for customers, Malay banks urged


September 28th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sep.28 (ANI): Appeals by Malay Indian customers to banks to give due recognition to the Tamil language have fallen on deaf ears.According to an editorial in the Malaysia Nanban, Indian ... Read more...

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Sikh trust offers free Punjabi lessons to Malaysian city officials


September 1st, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Ipoh (Malaysia), Sep. 1 (ANI): Following Perak menteri besar Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir's announcement that state executive councillors might be taught Punjabi, the Punjabi Education Trust Malaysia has offered to give free ... Read more...

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Malay Indians want maths and science to be taught in Tamil


March 21st, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Mar.21 (ANI): The Federation of Malaysian Indian Organisations wants the teaching of science and mathematics to revert to the Tamil language in Tamil schools. It also wants the ... Read more...

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Malaysia re-imposes ban on word Allah usage


March 1st, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar.1 (ANI): The Malaysian Government has re-imposed a ban on Christian publications from using the word Allah. Malaysian Home Minister Syed Hamid Albar has said that the government will seek ... Read more...

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Christians urge Malaysian Govt. to remove conditions on usage of Allah


February 28th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb. 28 (ANI): Malaysian Chinese Association has urged the government to lift the condition on the usage of word Allah in Christian Publications. MCA Political education Bureau head Gan Ping ... Read more...

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Malay body compiles book on sermon guidelines for Hindu temples


January 14th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan.14 (ANI): The Malaysia Hindu Sangam (MHS) has compiled a book to serve as a guideline in delivering sermons in temples all over the nation, with emphasis on national ... Read more...

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Book for Hindu temples emphasises Malaysian unity


January 14th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 14 (IANS) The Malaysia Hindu Sangam (MHS) has compiled a book to serve as a guideline for priests delivering Friday evening sermons in temples, with emphasis on national unity.The ... Read more...

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Wrongly detained Malay Indian mother demands apology from immigration body chief


September 17th, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sept.17 (ANI): A young Malay Indian mother who was wrongly detained by the Malaysian immigration authorities for nearly eleven months, is now demanding an apology from the departments director-general. M. ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian woman to sue for false detention


September 17th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 17 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian woman is seeking compensation and an unqualified apology from the Malaysian immigration department for her wrongful detention for 11 months after she was mistaken ... Read more...

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Tamil woman identified as Malaysian after 11 months’ detention


September 11th, 2008 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 11 (IANS) A Tamil woman has been identified as a Malaysian national by the country's human rights body after 11 months in detention, when she fell seriously ill.Rajeswary Murugiah, ... Read more...

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Back to Buddhism, Malaysian woman wants to move on


May 9th, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 9 (IANS) "All I want to do now is find a boyfriend and get on with my life," says a Malaysian woman who created history by reverting to Buddhism ... Read more...

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Malaysian Chinese Association urges multiracial approach


May 5th, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 5 (IANS) Malaysia's biggest ethnic Chinese party has stressed on the need to adopt a more multiracial approach after people delivered a mixed verdict in the March elections. A ... Read more...

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