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Filipino deportee dies after jumping off a ferry

The Manila Times 18 Mar 2023
ZAMBOANGA CITY. A Filipino Muslim drowned after jumping from a ferry carrying hundreds of deportees in Sandakan City in Malaysia's eastern state of Sabah. A Malaysian newspaper, The Star, also reported the incident on Saturday, March 18, and has identified the victim as Razmel Abdul Rahim, 31 ... on Wednesday, March 15," it said ... With reports from PNA.

Fake story that Malaysia declared a public holiday to celebrate Michelle Yeoh's Oscars win forces ...

The Daily Mail 14 Mar 2023
An image, supposedly from Malaysia's popular English-language newspaper The Star, showed the publication running with the headline ... An image, supposedly from Malaysia's popular English-language newspaper The Star, showed the publication running with the headline ... Born in the city of Ipoh in peninsular Malaysia, Yeoh was hailed at home for her win.

China, Malaysia celebrate Michelle’s Yeoh’s historic Oscars win

La Prensa Latina 13 Mar 2023
Beijing, Mar 13 (EFE).- Netizens and officials in China and Malaysia on Monday celebrated the success of Michelle Yeoh after she became the first Asian to win a best actress Oscar ... In Malaysia, Yeoh’s mother Janet Yeoh, 84, told The Star newspaper that she was “very happy with Michelle’s success.”.

Three People Killed, 36,000 Evacuated in Malaysia Due to Severe Flooding - Reports

Urdu Point 03 Mar 2023
Three people have been killed and 36,000 others were evacuated in Malaysia from the the states worst affected by the recent floods, The Star newspaper reported on Friday, citing the country's Fire and Rescue Department.

Saudi Arabia: 31,600 Malaysians to perform Hajj this year

Gulf News 28 Feb 2023
Saudi Arabia has said that it will accept 31,600 Muslims from Malaysia to attend this year’s Hajj pilgrimage ... In a new step to facilitate Hajj procedures for overseas Muslims, the Saudi Ministry of Hajj has launched a training course in Malaysia to qualify workers dealing with pilgrims before their arrival in the kingdom, Okaz newspaper reported.

EU deforestation policy irks Indonesia, Malaysia

China Daily 07 Feb 2023
A proposed law by the European Union, purportedly aimed at protecting rainforests, may be protectionist and discriminatory, Indonesia and Malaysia have said ... Fadillah Yusof, Malaysia's deputy prime ... He said Malaysia could respond by refusing to export palm oil to the EU market.

Malaysia proposes fix for Singapore causeway traffic

Taipei Times 03 Feb 2023
There could be some relief to 150,000 commuters who endure hours-long waits to cross the road border between Malaysia and Singapore, Malaysian newspaper The Star reported ... Vehicles travel on the Johor-Singapore Causeway linking Malaysia with the city-state on Nov.

How the hijab has grown into a fashion industry

News-Press Now 01 Feb 2023
Faegheh Shirazi, The University of Texas at Austin ... History of sports hijab ... Today, Muslim fashion is a lucrative global industry with countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia and Turkey leading the way outside the Western countries. In 2010 the Turkish newspaper Milliyet estimated the global Islamic clothing market to be worth around US$2.9 billion ... .

Malaysian Landslide Death Toll Rises to 30 - Reports

Urdu Point 22 Dec 2022
According to a rescue officer, the landslide killed 30 people, and rescuers are searching for three more, the local Daily Express Malaysia newspaper reported ... Landslides often occur in Malaysia after heavy rains, which are ...

Tesco facing legal claim over worker conditions at Thai clothing factory

Gulf Daily News 20 Dec 2022
The allegations were first reported by the Guardian newspaper. Tesco completed the $10.6 billion sale of its businesses in Thailand and Malaysia to Dhanin Chearavanont's CP Group in December 2020 and was not involved in the running of the factory ... They are also accused of being "unjustly enriched" at the expense of the workers, it said ... .

Improving English proficiency

The Manila Times 13 Dec 2022
They also registered the lowest IQ scores ... This refers to "the ability to understand TV shows and read newspapers in English and make a presentation at work." It edged out Malaysia, which is in 24th place, and is now in a scramble to improve the English-language proficiency of its students after decades of focusing on Bahasa Malaysia ... ....

Resilience: Like Anwar, Like Atiku?

This Day 10 Dec 2022
I stayed awake all night refreshing my Straits Times of Singapore Newspaper App as the constitutional crisis in Malaysia entered its fifth day. In the end, Anwar Ibrahim was sworn in as the 10th Prime Minister of Malaysia at 75 ending a 25-year quest for the top job ... for Malaysia.

Bomb blast in troubled southern Thailand kills at least 3

La Prensa Latina 06 Dec 2022
The explosion occurred near the same place where a bomb blast on Saturday wounded several people and derailed a freight train carrying rubber to Malaysia ... Several rounds of talks have taken place in Malaysia during the last decade between the government and the militants.

Anwar Ibrahim: from protest leader and prisoner to Malaysia’s PM

The Observer 24 Nov 2022
Anwar’s political career began with Malaysia’s Islamic youth movement, Angkatan Belia Islam Malaysia (ABIM) ... Photos of Anwar with a black eye, inflicted in prison by Malaysia’s then police chief, were published in newspapers around the world, turning him into a symbol for a struggle that adopted the battle cry of “reformasi”, or reforms.

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