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Malaysian prime minister resigns (Lead)


April 2nd, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 2 (DPA) Malaysian prime minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi resigned Thursday after obtaining the consent of the country's constitutional monarch, paving the way for his deputy, Najib Razak, to be ... Read more...

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Malaysian premier resigns as leader of party


March 26th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 26 (DPA) Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi Thursday stepped down as leader of the country's ruling party, clearing the way for his deputy, Najib Razak, to become president ... Read more...

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Turmoil in Malaysian party after Badawi sticks to security law


December 11th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 11 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi's reiteration he has no plans to abolish the stringent Internal Security Act (ISA) has led to turmoil in the party, led ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM proposes anti-corruption, judicial reform bills


December 10th, 2008 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 10 (DPA) Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi Wednesday proposed a much-anticipated anti-corruption bill and another bill to restore integrity to the country's judiciary.The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission bill, which ... Read more...

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Indonesian ulema panel says it will study yoga issue


November 27th, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta/Kuala Lumpur, Nov.27 (ANI): The Indonesian Council of Ulama (MUI) has said that it will investigate the practice of yoga in Indonesia, the country with the largest Muslim population in the ... Read more...

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Son-in-law says he did not cause Badawi’s exit


October 10th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 10 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi's son-in-law says he is not to blame for the premature exit of his father-in-law. Badawai is slated to leave office next ... Read more...

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Hindraf ‘disappoints’ Malaysian PM on Hari Raya


October 7th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 7 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi is "disappointed" that members of the Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) came to his Hari Raya, as Eid is called in ... Read more...

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Somali pirates free hijacked Malaysian tanker


September 29th, 2008 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 29 (DPA) Somali pirates have released a Malaysian oil tanker after holding the vessel and its 41-member crew hostage for more than a month, reports said Monday.The MT Bunga ... Read more...

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Malaysian prime minister to make way for deputy


September 27th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 27 (IANS) Weakened after the March poll debacle when the ruling alliance's majority was reduced drastically, Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi will hand over power to his deputy ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM considering freedom of Hindraf leaders: MIC


September 24th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 24 (ANI): Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has agreed to consider the Malaysian Indian Congresss appeal to release five Hindraf leaders detained under the ISA.The Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Double crisis hits Badawi-led Malaysian government


September 16th, 2008 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 16 (IANS) With a minister threatening to quit and opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim claiming the support of 31 members of the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN), Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM bars top officials from probing Ibrahim


July 20th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 20 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has barred two top officials from the probe against opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, charged with sodomy, since the latter has accused ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s PM to step down in 2010


July 10th, 2008 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Kuala Lumpur, July 10 (DPA) Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi announced Thursday that he will retire in mid-2010, news reports said. Abdullah has been fighting criticism and calls to step down ... Read more...

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Muslim nations call for global efforts to tackle food crisis (Lead)


July 8th, 2008 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Kuala Lumpur, July 8 (DPA) Muslim leaders from the Group of Eight developing Islamic countries, or D8, Tuesday urged governments to find a solution to the worsening global food crisis, warning that ... Read more...

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Mulsim leaders call for global efforts to tackle food crisis


July 8th, 2008 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Kuala Lumpur, July 8 (DPA) Muslim leaders from the Group of Eight developing Islamic countries, or D8, Tuesday urged governments to find a solution to the worsening global food crisis, warning that ... Read more...

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Panel formed to look into welfare of Malaysian Indians


June 27th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 27 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has formed a new governmental panel to look into the welfare of Indians that would study greater training for youth and ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM forms new cabinet committee for Indians welfare


June 27th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 27 (ANI): Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has formed a new cabinet committee to look into the welfare of Indians.He said the committee, chaired by Deputy ... Read more...

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There is no ‘absolute freedom’ for media: Badawi


May 28th, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 28 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi says there is no such thing as absolute freedom and that the media should not be ashamed of "self-censorship" to respect ... Read more...

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International court rules on disputed Southeast Asian islands


May 24th, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur/Singapore, May 24 (IANS) Malaysia and Singapore have accepted the verdict of the International Court of Justice (ICJ), The Hague, on a 28-year old dispute over control of three islands in ... Read more...

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Malaysian crisis persists, say analysts


May 22nd, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 22 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has won resounding support from lawmakers of the ruling United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), but analysts said the political crisis persists. ... Read more...

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Global cyber security experts meet in Kuala Lumpur


May 20th, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kuala Lumpur, May 20 (DPA) More than 100 government officials and cyber security experts from around the world gathered Tuesday in Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur for a summit aimed at discussing ... Read more...

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Badawi visits Buddhist temple


May 18th, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 18 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi paid a visit to a 113-year-old Buddhist temple here and remarked: "No religion asks their followers to create trouble or problems ... Read more...

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Stop quarrel over temple demolition: Badawi


April 30th, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, April 30 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has asked two of his senior colleagues to stop a verbal duel in public over demolition of a Hindu temple last ... Read more...

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Detained Hindraf leader’s mother meets Malaysian PM


April 16th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, April 16 (IANS) Detained Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leader P. Uthayakumar's mother met Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi to plead for early release of her son who is ... Read more...

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Malaysia diverting Indian issue: dissident leader


March 24th, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, March 24 (IANS) Malaysia's decision to sign a pact with India to protect workers of Indian origin is meant to prevent New Delhi from coming to the aid of Malaysians of ... Read more...

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Badawi faces challenge to leadership in Malaysia


March 21st, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, March 21 (IANS) Emerging victorious but weak from this month's general elections, Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi is facing his first challenge from within the United Malays National Organisation ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM calls for regional education policies


March 13th, 2008 - 7:34 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Kuala Lumpur, March 13 (Xinhua) Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi Thursday called for the formulation of dynamic regional education policies that could continuously spearhead holistic developments in Asean region. The Asean ... Read more...

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Malaysian prime minister sworn in for second term


March 10th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kuala Lumpur, March 10 (DPA) Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi was sworn in Monday for his second term in office after his ruling coalition secured a slim majority but suffered major ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM promises to solve problems of ethnic Indians


March 3rd, 2008 - 5:39 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, March 3 (IANS) With elections due next Saturday, Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has promised to "seriously look into" the problems facing the ethnic Indian community. "This is not ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM denounces Hindraf rally as ‘disruptive’


February 17th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 17 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has condemned Saturday's rally by the Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf), a rights group of ethnic Indians, saying it was "an ... Read more...

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Malaysia to go to poll on March 8


February 14th, 2008 - 11:32 am ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 14 (ANI): The Election Commission of Malaysia on Thursday announced that polling for the 12 th general elections in the country will be held on March 8.The commission has ... Read more...

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Badawi dissolves Malaysian Parliament


February 13th, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 13 (ANI): Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has dissolved the Parliament on Wednesday to pave the way for general elections."The king has given his consent to dissolve ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM calls for peace


December 17th, 2007 - 4:48 pm ICT by admin
Kepala Batas, Dec 17 (ANI): In the wake of protest by ethnic Indians demanding rights for their community, Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has called upon all the races to share ... Read more...

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