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Two trains collide in Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur, 200 wounded

More than 200 people were injured in Malaysia on Monday when two trains collided in the capital Kuala Lumpur, the state-run Bernama news agency reported. The accident occurred at 8:45pm local time when one of the trains, which was going on a test run and had only one driver, collided with a train carrying passengers. […]

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‘Big Fat Covid-19 Wedding’: Malaysian couple hold 10,000 people drive-thru wedding

The coronavirus pandemic has taken a huge toll on the concept of big fat weddings. But one Malaysian couple managed to dodge the restrictions which would have limited the guest list to 20 and welcomed 10,000 people to join along the celebrations. On Sunday morning, the newly-weds Tengku Muhammed Hafiz and bride Oceane Alagia were […]

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Malaysia’s king REJECTS PM Muhyiddin’s request to impose EMERGENCY RULE

Malaysia’s king Al Sultan-Abdullah on Sunday rejected a proposal by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin for a state of emergency to be imposed because of the coronavirus crisis. The king believes the government has handled the pandemic well and is capable of continuing to manage the crisis under Muhyiddin, the palace said in a statement. Muhyiddin […]

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Malaysia raids and arrests hundreds of migrants in Kuala Lumpur to contain coronavirus spread

Malaysian police say an operation to arrest hundreds of undocumented migrants in Kuala Lumpur on Friday aimed to reduce the spread of Covid-19. They were detained to ensure that they did not move around and spread the disease, police chief Abdul Hamid Bador told the state news agency. Images show large numbers of enforcement agents […]

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Malaysia’s sugar purchase from India hits record high amid diplomatic spat

India’s exports of sugar to Malaysia so far in 2020 have nearly tripled over the figure for all of last year as Kuala Lumpur steps up purchases to placate New Delhi in a trade dispute that halted its palm oil exports to India, trade officials said. The record buying could also help India, the world’s […]