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Malaysia scraps colonial-era sedition law


July 12th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 12 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has announced that a six-decade-old law that impeded freedom of speech would be abolished.The colonial-era Sedition Act, which criminalises speech ... Read more...

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India could be China if there was less democracy: Mahathir


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir bin Mohamad Friday said India could be China in terms of economic success if it was "less democratic" and remarked ... Read more...

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Malaysian mock tribunal finds Bush, Blair guilty of ‘crimes against peace’


November 24th, 2011 - 1:32 am ICT by BNO News
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Malaysian mock tribunal has convicted former U.S. President George W. Bush and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair of 'crimes against peace' over the 2003 ... Read more...

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No general election this year: Malaysian PM


November 11th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 11 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has ruled out the possibility of holding a general election this year, despite speculation that he would dissolve parliament on ... Read more...

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Malaysians get easy online access to PM


May 26th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 26 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, already in blogosphere tweeting to citizens, will next month introduce two new interactive platforms - a mobile application (app) ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM seeks ‘global movement of moderates’


May 17th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 17 (IANS) Invoking Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr. and Nelson Mandela, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has urged for "a global movement of moderates".Addressing a gathering ... Read more...

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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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India-Malaysia panel to discuss strategic partnership


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 2 (IANS) The 5th India-Malaysia Joint Commission Meeting (JCM) being held here Tuesday will discuss the way forward for the strategic partnership and review economic ties. ... Read more...

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India-Malaysia Joint commission meeting to discuss strategic partnership


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 2 (ANI): A wide range of bilateral issues are likely to be discussed during the fifth India-Malaysia Joint Commission Meeting (JCM) to be held tomorrow in Malaysia.The meeting ... Read more...

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Malay PM earns wife’s ire with his late night tweeting


May 1st, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 1 (ANI): Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has revealed that his wife gets angry over his late night tweeting habits.Answering questions in a meeting with ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM’s wife doesn’t like his tweeting habits


May 1st, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 1 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak says his wife Rosmah Mansor gets irritated with his late night tweeting.An avid blogger, Najib told his "Facebook ... Read more...

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Malay Indians lack awareness of ETP benefits, says Razak


April 24th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 24(ANI): Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has said that there is a lack of awareness among the country's Indian community of the potential benefits they can receive from ... Read more...

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Indian Malaysians all set to herald in New Year


April 11th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 11 (IANS) Entertainers from India, including music director Vijay Anthony, singers Neha Bhasin and Naresh Iyer and dancers Ragasia and Meghna Naidu, are all set to enthral ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s ‘Datuk Trio’ want Anwar Ibrahim tried


March 24th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 24 (IANS) Two politicians and a businessman have said they are the mysterious "Datuk T" or "Datuk Trio" behind a sex video which, according to them, ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM disapproves of protests by ethnic Indian group


February 28th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 28 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has criticised a banned organisation of Indians whose supporters courted arrest to demand withdrawal of a school book they say ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM hosts those who follow him on Twitter


February 21st, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 21 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak, who is a regular blogger, played host to over 600 people from among thousands who follow him on Twitter ... Read more...

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India, Malaysia sign CECA to promote foreign investments


February 18th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 18 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma and his Malaysian counterpart Mustapa Mohamed today signed the India-Malaysia Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) to promote foreign investments at Putrajaya ... Read more...

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India-Malaysia trade to reach $15 bn by 2015


February 18th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kuala Lumpur, Feb 18 (IANS) India and Malaysia Friday signed an economic partnership agreement that is expected to raise bilateral trade to $15 billion by 2015, just two days after ... Read more...

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India, Malaysia to sign economic cooperation pact


February 16th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 16 (IANS) India and Malaysia will sign a Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) Friday, the Indian High Commission to Malaysia said in a statement here Wednesday.The agreement will ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM says Egyptian-style protests won’t work


February 7th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 7 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has warned against any attempt to usurp power in Malaysia through demonstrations like those in Egypt."Don't think that what is happening ... Read more...

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Malay Hindus flock to Batu Caves to celebrate Thaipusam Festival


January 20th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan.20 (ANI): Hindu devotees and tourists flocked to Malaysia's Batu Caves on Thursday to observe the colourful Hindu festival of Thaipusam.The annual Thaipusam festival is an event of thanksgiving and ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM applauds ethnic Indian player via Twitter


January 18th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 18 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has congratulated national hockey goalkeeper and ethnic Indian S. Kumar on being named Asia's best player for 2010 - through ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh proud of Indians community’s contribution in Malaysia


January 9th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 9 (ANI): Talking to a 240-member delegation led by Malaysia's special envoy for infrastructure Samy Vellu in Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) in New Delhi, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian leader to seek more business ties in India


January 3rd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 3 (IANS) Malaysian Indian leader S. Samy Vellu will begin his new assignment this week as his countrty's special envoy to South Asia by seeking more business ties ... Read more...

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Malaysian Govt. compiles book to help Indian community


December 18th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 18 (ANI): The Malaysian government has compiled all its efforts to help the Indian community in a book called "National Development Plans & Indians in Malaysia".Former Malaysian Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Malaysia, Brunei ink ’significant’ joint oil exploration deal


December 13th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 13 (ANI): Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam took their political and diplomatic ties to a new level by signing an agreement between the national oil company of the two countries ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM launches Malay Indian Vellu’s ‘tell-all’ biography


December 12th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 12 (ANI): Malaysian Prime Minister has launched a "tell-all" biography of former Malasian Indian Congress (MIC) president Samy Vellu, in which he reveals how he tried in vain ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks cables reveal secret plan to remove Mugabe from power in Zimbabwe


December 9th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9(ANI): A coup was planned to remove Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe with the help of pressure from UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, according to classified US diplomatic cables released by ... Read more...

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Oust extremists from Asia, says Malaysian PM


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 3 (IANS) Calling for "a movement of moderates" in Asia, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has urged political parties of the region to effectively marginalise the "extremist groups ... Read more...

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Malaysia ready to play role in India-ASEAN partnership: PM Razak


November 19th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov. 19 (ANI): Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has said that his country is ready to facilitate the entry of Indian entrepreneurs into South-East Asia and play its ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM extends Deepavali greetings to Hindus


November 5th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 5 (ANI): Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has extended Deepavali greetings to the Hindus in the country, and assured them that his government would continue to be with ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM assures Indians to resolve problems


November 1st, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Klang (Malaysia), Nov 1 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has said that his government would continue to pay "serious attention" to problems faced by the ethnic Indian community.His assurance ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh concludes three-nation visit (Lead)


October 30th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Oct 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left here for home Saturday, ending a three-nation Asian tour of Japan, Malaysia and Vietnam during which he met with some top leaders ... Read more...

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Now, for economic pacts with Indonesia, Thailand


October 28th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Hanoi, Oct 28 (IANS) India is negotiating comprehensive economic agreements with Indonesia and Thailand on the lines of those just signed with Japan and Malaysia, official sources said Thursday.In ... Read more...

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Malaysian hospitality: PM’s wife sings to Indian guests


October 28th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 28 (IANS) Rosmah Mansor, wife of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak, sang at a gathering to host Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's wife Gursharan Kaur.The wives of ... Read more...

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