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Malaysia’s Najib Razak faces bankruptcy over $400m tax bill | Malaysia News

The scandal-plagued prime minister says the notice is an attempt to destroy his political career. Najib Razak, the former prime…

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Africa

Malaysia’s Najib appeals 1MDB-linked corruption conviction | Corruption News

During appeal, defence lawyers will argue Najib Razak had no knowledge of the transactions into his accounts. A Malaysian court…

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Europe

Twitter boss Jack Dorsey’s first tweet sells for $2.9m | Arts and Culture News

The tweet was sold as a non-fungible token, unique digital assets that are growing rapidly in popularity; the proceeds were…

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Latin America

Singapore’s Balakrishnan on regional tour amid Myanmar crisis | Politics News

Foreign minister’s visit to Brunei, Malaysia and Indonesia comes amid continuing unrest in Myanmar following the February 1 coup. Singapore…

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Europe

N Korea to cut ties with Malaysia over US extradition ruling | Politics News

Reclusive nation calls move by Malaysian court ‘nefarious’ but does not say whether it will close its embassy. North Korea…

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Middle East

Malaysia cites COVID-19 misinformation with new ‘fake news’ law | Media News

Critics worry broadly worded law, imposed without going through parliament, will curb freedom of speech. Malaysia, which is currently under…

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Middle East

Malaysia court allows challenge to Myanmar nationals’ deportation | Refugees News

Amnesty and Asylum Access brought the case amid concern people returned to Myanmar could be at risk following the military…

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Latin America

Malaysia court: Stop deporting remaining 114 Myanmar nationals | Human Rights News

The High Court of Kuala Lumpur has issued an order to stay the deportation of 114 Myanmar migrants, the only…

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Africa

Rights groups in last gasp bid to stop Malaysia deportation | Migration News

Groups take court action, send letters of appeal to stop Malaysia from sending 1,200 people back to Myanmar. Human rights…

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Africa

Alarm as Myanmar ships reach Malaysia to pick up detainees | Malaysia News

US and UN call on Malaysia to halt the deportation of 1,200 Myanmar nationals saying it could put their lives…

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Asia

Malaysiakini found guilty, fined, over readers’ comments | Censorship News

Country’s top court rules online newspaper has ‘full responsibility’ for its website, fining the publication $124,000. Malaysia’s highest court on…

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‘Abhorrent’: Malaysia’s plan for Myanmar repatriation condemned | Refugees News

Rights groups are urging the Malaysian government to halt plans to send more than 1,000 Myanmar people currently in immigration…

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