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April 21, 2018 7:51 AM Malaysian police say Palestinian gunned down in Kuala Lumpur

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Malaysian police say a Palestinian man was fatally shot by two assailants on a motorbike as he was heading to a mosque for dawn prayers. Palestinian websites have identified him as a relative of a senior official in the Gaza branch of the Islamic Jihad group. Palestinian Ambassador Anwar H. Al Agha is quoted by the New Straits 61

April 12, 2018 11:14 AM New Zealand may have just killed its oil industry

New Zealand has stunned the energy industry by slapping a new cap on drilling for oil and gas in its waters as part of efforts to combat climate change. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Thursday that the government will "no longer be granting any new offshore oil and gas exploration permits." "This is another step on our transition away from fossil 62

April 10, 2018 7:24 AM Malaysia’s Najib Banks on Cash Handouts as Election Date Is Set

Ruling party has promised to expand payout program to cover half the country KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—Malaysia’s prime minister is promising higher cash handouts to almost half of the country’s population if his ruling coalition wins re-election next month, a move that offers the prospect of short-term stimulus, but risks long-term reliance on such payouts 56

April 7, 2018 3:00 PM Malaysia's prime minister appeals for strong mandate

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Malaysia's prime minister has unveiled a lavish manifesto with cash benefits targeting rural ethnic Malays, his key voting bloc, as he appealed to voters to give his long-ruling coalition a strong mandate. Prime Ministers Najib Razak is under pressure to improve his coalition's performance after support eroded in the last two elections 54

April 6, 2018 6:22 AM Malaysian Prime Minister Dissolves Parliament to Make Way for Elections

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—Prime Minister Najib Razak announced the dissolution of Parliament, setting up an election that analysts say will be dominated by a scandal at a government-backed investment fund that has rocked his administration for years. In a live television address, Mr. Najib said Friday that Malaysia’s king had accepted his request to dissolve 61

April 3, 2018 10:51 PM 'Abusive' woman angers AirAsia passengers by upgrading herself to premium seats

Another passenger yelled at the woman who upgraded herself to premier seating until she returned to her seat in economy. (Reuters) A woman was shamed back to her seat on an AirAsia flight after trying to upgrade herself to priority seating three different times. The woman had booked standard seats for the four-hour flight from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 151

April 3, 2018 11:26 AM MasterChef UK's 'crispy chicken' gripe leaves bad taste for Malaysians

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Angry Malaysians on Tuesday defended a Malaysian-born chef who was knocked out of a British cooking competition television show after judges said the chicken dish she served was not crispy enough. Bristol-based Zaleha Kadir Olpin had cooked nasi lemak, a beloved traditional Malaysian dish, served with chicken rendang in the quarter-final 54

April 3, 2018 11:07 AM Pacquiao to fight Argentine Matthysse for WBA welterweight title

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Manny Pacquiao will fight Argentine welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse for the World Boxing Association (WBA) crown in Kuala Lumpur in July, promoter Oscar de la Hoya said. “Signed, sealed, and delivered: Proud to officially announce that WBA welterweight world champion @MatthysseLucas will put his title on the line against 60

April 3, 2018 1:14 AM Manny Pacquiao's next fight official for July against Lucas Matthysse in Malaysia

Pacquiao finally finds an opponent after rumors swirled for months Former eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao has got his next fight. After months of speculation as to what his next move would be, Pacquiao has agreed to take on WBA "regular" welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia, Golden Boy Promotions and Pacquiao's 53

April 1, 2018 3:35 PM China and Vietnam call for maritime disputes to be settled

HANOI (Reuters) - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Sunday China and Vietnam should settle their disputes in the South China Sea through talks and move to jointly exploit its waters. “We have agreed that settling the maritime issues is extremely important for the healthy and sustainable development of bilateral relations,” he told reporters after 63