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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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    AirAsia fined for carrying COVID-19 positive passenger to Dhaka

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:28pm on December 13, 2020

    Malaysia-based AirAsia on Sunday was fined Tk 1 lakh at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport for boarding a COVID-19 positive passenger on its flight from...

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    Virus overruns Malaysian glove factories

    Agence France-Presse .Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 11:46am on December 13, 2020

    Bangladeshi migrant worker Sheikh Kibria recalled with horror the filthy, overcrowded dormitory where he was housed by the world’s biggest rubber glove manufacturer when a...

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    Undocumented Bangladeshis find hope as Malaysia legalises workers

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:07am on November 16, 2020

    Several lakh undocumented Bangladeshi workers in Malaysia are likely to avail an opportunity for regularisation as the country’s government is set to begin today the...

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    GK Shamim, 7 others charged

    Court Correspondent | Updated at 01:56pm on November 10, 2020

    The Dhaka Special Judge Court-10 on Tuesday charged eight people, including controversial contractor SM Golam Kibria Shamim, popularly known as GK Shamim, with laundering Tk...

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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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    Stranded workers demonstrate in Bangladesh for return to Malaysia

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:20pm on November 02, 2020

    Several thousand migrant workers who came to the homeland for enjoying holidays and got stranded due to the coronavirus pandemic, demonstrated in front of the...

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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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    Malaysia mulls temporary work permits for undocumented migrants

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:32am on October 31, 2020

    The Malaysian government is considering issuing temporary work permits to illegal foreign workers in the country to overcome the shortage of foreign workers in the...

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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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