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Malaysia , Wednesday 23 January 2019

News Malaysia: Is Malaysia and Singapore making their way back to a more rocky relationship after the former’s political tsunami?

News source: https://www.theonlinecitizen.com/2019/01/23/is-malaysia-and-singapore-making-their-way-back-to-a-more-rocky-relationship-after-the-formers-political-tsunami/
Publicated on: uesday 22 January 2019

Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad gave a speech at the Oxford Union recently and answered several questions ranging from Malaysia’s stance on Israel, their relationship with China, and thei...

News Malaysia: A series of unfortunate events but Malaysia is not becoming a nation of extremists

News source: http://theindependent.sg/a-series-of-unfortunate-events-but-malaysia-is-not-becoming-a-nation-of-extremists/
Publicated on: uesday 22 January 2019

Malaysian Airlines, in an article that appeared in Sinar, apparently apologized for publishing an advertisement for a restaurant promoting pork in its January edition of Going Places. However, it ...

News Malaysia: Netizens defend Malaysia Airlines after use of alleged pork image draws criticism

News source: https://www.marketing-interactive.com/netizens-defend-malaysia-airlines-after-use-of-alleged-pork-image-draws-criticism/
Publicated on: uesday 22 January 2019

Malaysia Airlines (MAB) has clarified that an image of a pork dish which was allegedly featured in the January 2019 edition of its Going Places inflight magazine was actually wagyu beef and squid. The ...

News Malaysia: Malaysia may curb French purchases if palm oil use restricted

News source: https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2019/01/23/malaysia-may-curb-french-purchases-if-palm-oil-use-restricted/
Publicated on: Wednesday 23 January 2019

Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad called on French President Emmanuel Macron to reject the proposed ban on palm oil in biofuels. (Bernama pic) KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will consider laws to restrict impor...

News Malaysia: Malaysia's royals to select new king in unique rotational system

News source: https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/world/malaysias-royals-to-select-new-king-in-unique-rotational-system/ar-BBSC6Nf
Publicated on: uesday 22 January 2019

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Malaysia's Conference of Rulers will meet on Thursday to decide which one of the country's nine sultans will become its next head of state, or Yang di-Pertuan Agong, for the n...

News Malaysia: Malaysia Airlines issues apology over in-flight mag pork pic (that was actually beef)

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/malaysia-airlines-issues-apology-over-042940130.html
Publicated on: onday 21 January 2019

Malaysia’s national carrier, Malaysia Airlines, issued an apology yesterday after much ado about nothing was made of a photo published in their in-flight magazine, Going Places. Advertising a restaura...

News Malaysia: Malaysia PM Mahathir cites Trump to defend Israeli athlete ban

News source: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/malaysia-pm-mahathir-cites-trump-to-defend-israeli-athlete-ban-11153530
Publicated on: uesday 22 January 2019

VIENNA: Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Tuesday (Jan 22) defended Malaysia's ban on Israeli athletes, likening it to US President Donald Trump's plan to build a wall along the US-Mexico border. Mal...

News Malaysia: Malaysia threatens to curb purchases if France limits palm oil use

News source: https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/world/2019-01-23-malaysia-threatens-to-curb-purchases-if-france-limits-palm-oil-use/
Publicated on: Wednesday 23 January 2019

Kuala Lumpur — Malaysia will consider laws to restrict imports of French products if Paris does not withdraw plans to curb the use of palm oil in biofuels, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said in a le...

News Malaysia: Malaysia to see more 'pain before gain' — UBS

News source: https://www.msn.com/en-my/news/other/malaysia-to-see-more-pain-before-gain-%e2%80%94-ubs/ar-BBSCq5q
Publicated on: uesday 22 January 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 23): Malaysia’s economy is expected to go through more pain this year, due to a slowing export sector and ongoing institutional reforms before recovering in 2020, says UBS Investment ...

News Malaysia: Smartphone boom in rural Malaysia, WhatsApp gossip behind BN’s GE14 downfall?

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/smartphone-boom-rural-malaysia-whatsapp-225717144.html
Publicated on: Saturday 19 January 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 20 — The higher numbers of rural Malaysians owning and using smartphones in 2018 fuelled “subversive” tactics against the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition such as gossip on social med...

News Malaysia: Piercings, incense, drumming: Malaysia marks Thaipusam festival

News source: http://www.asiaone.com/malaysia/piercings-incense-drumming-malaysia-marks-thaipusam-festival
Publicated on: uesday 22 January 2019

Hundreds of thousands of Malaysian Hindus, some piercing their skin with hooks and skewers to show their devotion, gathered in temples across the country on Monday to mark Thaipusam. The annual Hindu ...

News Malaysia: Malaysia may feel bite of China economic slowdown

News source: https://www.thesundaily.my/business/malaysia-may-feel-bite-of-china-economic-slowdown-MM428259
Publicated on: Wednesday 23 January 2019

PETALING JAYA: The slowdown in China may impact Malaysia more given the strong trade linkage with China, according to PublicInvest Research. “China is not only our biggest trade partner in 2018 (YTD 2...