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    Malaysia declares virus emergency, suspends parliament

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 06:01pm on January 12, 2021

    Malaysia’s king declared a nationwide state of emergency on Tuesday to fight a COVID-19 surge and parliament was suspended, with critics charging it was a...

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    US bans palm oil imports from second Malaysian firm

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 11:51pm on January 02, 2021

    The United States has banned imports from a Malaysian palm oil giant whose products are found in numerous household goods over concerns that its workers...

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    Malaysia coast guard seizes $26m drugs

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 07:52pm on December 13, 2020

    Malaysia’s coastguard has made its largest ever seizure of methamphetamine, a top official said on Sunday, seizing 2.12 tonnes of the drug disguised as tea...

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    China mulls joining trade pact dumped by Trump: Xi

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 11:05pm on November 21, 2020

    China will consider joining a free trade pact once championed by the US but abandoned by Donald Trump, president Xi Jinping said on Friday, as...

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    Xi touts China’s huge economy as base of free trade in APEC speech

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 10:54pm on November 19, 2020

    Chinese president Xi Jinping hailed China as the pivot point for global free trade on Thursday, vowing to keep its ‘super-sized’ economy open for business...

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    Two die as Malaysian helicopters collide

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 05:20pm on November 08, 2020

    Two people were killed when a pair of helicopters from the same Malaysian pilot school collided during a training flight, authorities said Sunday. An amateur...

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    Mahathir slams tech giants for removing posts

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 10:21pm on October 31, 2020

    Malaysia’s former premier Mahathir Mohamad accused Twitter and Facebook of unfair treatment Friday after they removed his posts that said Muslims had the right ‘to...

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    Muslims have right to kill French: Mahathir

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:29am on October 30, 2020

    Malaysia’s former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad said Thursday that Muslims had a right ‘to kill millions of French people’, shortly after a knife-wielding man launched...

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    Malaysian king rejects PM’s push for emergency powers

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 11:37pm on October 25, 2020

    Malaysia’s king Sunday rejected a proposal by the premier to declare a state of emergency and suspend parliament to fight the coronavirus after the plan...

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    Malaysian police probe Anwar over bid to become PM

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 10:42pm on October 16, 2020

    Malaysian police questioned Anwar Ibrahim on Friday over his push to topple the government and become prime minister, with the opposition leader slamming the investigation...

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