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Conflicting statements by Malaysian government create confusion over Indian workers


March 6th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Johor Baru, Mar.6 (ANI): Indian Businessmen in Malaysia who rely on workers from India are confused and angry over conflicting views on their status by the Human Resources Ministry and the Home ... Read more...

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SRK shooting for ‘Don’ sequel in Malacca


February 16th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 16 (ANI): Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is currently in Sungai Udang, Malacca, to shoot the sequel to his 2006 hit, Don.The actor is happy to be able ... Read more...

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Malaysian Youth wings condemn state govt’s proposed Valentine’s Day crackdown


February 11th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 11 (ANI): Malaysian youth wings of MCA, Gerakan and DAP have reportedly condemned PAS youth's proposed crackdown on Valentine's Day, saying moral policing is an indication that the Pakatan ... Read more...

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Ethnic Indians among Malaysia’s title awardees


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 2 (IANS) M. Kayveas, who heads the Peoples Progressive Party (PPP), a constituent of the ruling coalition Barisan Nasional (BN), is among the ethnic Indians who are recipients ... Read more...

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Now 20pc entertainment tax rebate for Malaysian productions


January 31st, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kula Lumpur, Jan 31 (ANI): Following a request by Information, Communications and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim to the Finance Ministry, homegrown movie 'Ice Kacang Puppy Love' and other Malaysian ... Read more...

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Branson’s stint as stewardess put on hold after he injures his knee


January 15th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 15 (ANI): Virgin Atlantic founder Sir Richard Branson has gained some time from having to dress as an AirAsia X stewardess after he injured his knee.Branson, 60, had lost ... Read more...

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‘Some sex products liable to cause ill health effects’


January 12th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 12 (ANI): Malaysian authorities have warned customers who take sex stimulants to rev up their bedroom lives that some of these products are not safe and liable to cause ... Read more...

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AirAsia boss confirms he’s in business talks with Madonna


January 9th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 9 (ANI): AirAsia group CEO Datuk Seri Tony Fernandes has confirmed reports that he is in business negotiations with Queen of Pop Madonna.According to Bang! Extranet, the singer ... Read more...

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Samy Vellu appointed Malaysia’s special envoy to India


December 13th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 13 (IANS) Ethnic Indian politician S. Samy Vellu will be Malaysia's special envoy to promote infrastructure projects in India and four other South Asian nations, Prime Minister Najib ... Read more...

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Branson to work as air hostess on AirAsia flight


November 17th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 17 (IANS) Virgin Atlantic boss Richard Branson will don a striking red skirt and play a stewardess on a rival airline AirAsia flight after he lost a bet with ... Read more...

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Virgin boss Branson to shave his legs, wear make-up after losing bet?


November 17th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Kula Lumpur, Nov 17 (ANI): Virgin Group boss Sir Richard Branson, who will be dressing up as an AirAsia stewardess after he lost a bet he made during the Formula 1 season, ... Read more...

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Virgin boss Branson to dress as AirAsia stewardess after losing bet


November 16th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 16 (ANI): Virgin Group boss Sir Richard Branson will be dressing up as an AirAsia stewardess after he lost a bet he made during the Formula 1 season.Branson, ... Read more...

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Malaysian woman with New Delhi superbug never travelled overseas


October 27th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 27 (ANI): A Malaysian woman has been detected with a superbug, which is resistant to antibiotics.The 24-year-old has been detected with NDM-1 (New Delhi metallo-lactamase-1), although she has never ... Read more...

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Sex boosting food items could cause hemorrhage, high BP, erectile dysfunction


August 6th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 6 (ANI): If you are thinking of buying food or beverages that claim to boost sexual appetite or slim you down, here's a reality check-such items could take a ... Read more...

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Malay Indians Mt. Everest climbers get Datukships


July 10th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Georgetown (Malaysia), July 10 (ANI): Malaysia's first Mount Everest conquerors - Malay Indians N. Mohanadas and M. Magendran -- have been conferred with Datukships.The two, who reached the peak of the mountain ... Read more...

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Malaysian local council president arrested for asking sexual favours


June 5th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 5 (ANI): A Malaysian local council president has been arrested for allegedly demanding sexual favours from a woman in return for approving a permit to run an asam pedas ... Read more...

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Poll victory indicates support for ruling coalition: Malay Indian leader


April 26th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, April 27 (ANI): The election of Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) leader P Kamalanathan to the country's parliament from Hulu Selangor, is a signal that Malay Indians identify themselves with ... Read more...

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SRK brings a touch of Bollywood to Sepang International Circuit


April 4th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, April 4 (ANI): Sepang International Circuit (SIC) received a touch of Bollywood when Shah Rukh Khan visited the place.The star made the quick stop-by after being invited by former ... Read more...

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Malaysian budget airliner Air Asia to target two million passengers to India


January 28th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, jan.28 (ANI): Malaysian budget airliner Air Asia, which will soon start services to five other Indian cities, has targeted two million passengers to India by next year, said group chief ... Read more...

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AirAsia chief accepts Branson’s ‘F1 loser to wear air stewardess dress’ challenge


December 18th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 18 (ANI): AirAsia's group chief executive officer is said to have accepted Sir Richard Branson's challenge that whoever loses in next year's Formula One season has to dress up ... Read more...

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90pc drug users in Malaysia do not use condoms, says social activist


December 4th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 4 (ANI): In a new survey a Malaysian social activist has revealed that 90 percent of drug users do not use condoms, leading to the worry that it can ... Read more...

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Malacca plans to hold Shah Rukh Khan concert


November 11th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 11 (ANI): Malacca government is planning to rope in Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan to perform at a concert organised to mark UN World Assembly of Youths 60th ... Read more...

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Beyonce postponed Malay concert herself, says minister


October 21st, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 21 (ANI): Beyonce Knowles' concert in Malaysia was postponed by the singer herself, revealed Information, Communications and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim.Datuk said that there was ... Read more...

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Controversial polygamy club plans to set up branches in Indonesia


October 20th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 20 (ANI): It has emerged that the controversial Ikhwan Polygamy Club is planning to set up branches in Indonesia.A branch already exists in Bandung, launched by the Malaysian chapter ... Read more...

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Uzbekistan women earning RM100K monthly as prostitutes in Malaysia


October 6th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 6 (ANI): The Malay Criminal Investigations Department has revealed that women from other countries are making big bucks in the prostitution trade in the country, with Uzbekistan women earning ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s censor board bans ‘Bruno’


September 29th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, September 29 (ANI): Malaysia's National Film Censorship Board has banned Sacha Baron Cohen's film 'Bruno' from being screened in the country.According to the Star Online, a spokesman for the film ... Read more...

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‘Beyonce’s Malay gig won’t be stopped if conditions met’


September 27th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, September 27 (ANI): Beyonce Knowles will not be stopped from performing in Malaysia if she meets the regulations stipulated, the country's Information Communication and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Dr ... Read more...

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Malay Indian NGOs want Indian expert to head university department


August 22nd, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug.22 (ANI): A group of 128 Indian non-governmental organizations have called on the Malaysian Government to appoint an expert in Indian affairs to head the Universiti Malaya's department for Indian ... Read more...

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Malaysia, India to explore avenues for promoting tourism industry


August 20th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 20(ANI): Malaysia's Tourism Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ng Yen Yen ha, currently on a visit to India, has said that the Malaysia and India would intensify joint efforts to ... Read more...

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Malay Indian Congress president Vellu decides to complete his full term


August 20th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 20(ANI): Malaysian Indian Congress president Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu has said that he will complete his full term of office and hand over the reins only in ... Read more...

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MIC president claims money politics creeping into party


August 18th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Aug 18(ANI): Malaysian Indian Congress party president Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu has claimed that certain members of the party were indulging in money politics, which was now ... Read more...

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Malay Indian body demands for 7.4 per cent employment quota for Indians in GLCs


July 31st, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala terengganu, July 31(ANI): The Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) has said that it wants at least a 7.4 per cent quota in employment for Indians in Government-Linked Companies (GLC), including positions in ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian Congress leaders make peace


June 9th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 9 (IANS) A major dissident leader has ended an unsuccessful bitter battle with Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) president S. Samy Vellu saying it would help make the party ... Read more...

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Title-hungry Malaysians fall for Filipino scam


May 26th, 2009 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 26 (IANS) Title-obsessed Malaysians are falling for offers of traditional titles and awards from an unrecognised - and possibly fictitious - Sultanate of Mindanao in the Philippines. Awards carrying ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian Congress sets up panel to help duped foreign workers


April 22nd, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kajang (Malaysia), Apr. 22 (ANI): The youth wing of the Malaysian Indian Congress party has set up a committee to help foreign workers, who are facing problems with their work permits and ... Read more...

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