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Zakir Naik: Controversial Indian Islamic preacher launches ‘Halal’ version of Netflix platform

Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik has joined the ‘streaming’ bandwagon. Naik has been a fugitive from Indian authorities, who accuse him of money laundering and links to extremism, since 2016 and moved to Malaysia. Despite India seeking his extradition, Naik has continued disseminating his teachings via social media. Naik’s Facebook channel, for instance, has 22 […]

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Malaysia: Monkey ‘kidnaps’ stray puppy for 3 days before people rescue it

A monkey in Malaysia “kidnapped” a puppy and kept running with it for three days. It was after three days that people managed to free the puppy from the clutches of the monkey. The incident was reported on September 16 when people spotted a puppy named Saru with a monkey on a tree. The monkey was […]

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Muhyiddin Yassin: Malaysia’s prime minister tenders resignation to the king after losing majority

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has tendered resignation to the king, science minister Khairy Jamaluddin said on Monday, after months of political turmoil that resulted in a loss of the premier’s majority. Khairy announced the news in a post on Instagram. Prime Minister Muhyiddin was earlier seen entering the national palace on Monday, after reports […]

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Siti Sarah Raisuddin: Malaysian singer dies of Covid-19 after giving birth to baby boy

Malaysian singer Siti Sarah Raisuddin, 37, has died from Covid-19, just days after giving birth to a baby boy, her fourth child. She, who was eight-month pregnant and had experienced low oxygen levels, was put into an induced coma so her baby could be delivered via surgery. The baby was saved, though she never got […]

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Man attempting to swim from Malaysia to Saudi Arabia’s Mecca arrested, placed in psychiatric ward

A 28-year-old man has been placed in a psychiatric ward after being rescued at sea, in what was his second swimming attempt to reach Mecca in two weeks. Malaysian authorities rescued the man after he was found floating at sea after reportedly attempting to swim from the northern island of Penang to the Muslim holy […]

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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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Malaysia seizes Pakistan International Airlines aircraft over lease

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) passenger plane has been held back by Malaysian authorities due to a British court case over the jet’s lease. PIA announced the news on Twitter on Friday, adding it would pursue the matter through diplomatic channels. The Boeing 777 aircraft was seized after a court order and alternative arrangements were […]

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Thousands displaced, several dead after monsoon rains bring worst floods in decades

Floods in Malaysia’s east coast after monsoon rains left at least six people dead and 50,000 people displaced. The region experiences flooding and mass evacuations during the rainy season every year, but those in the affected areas said this year is the worst in decades. The floods are being described as the worst floods in […]

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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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Malaysian pilot forced out of job amid the pandemic, takes off with a noddle stall

Malaysian captain Azrin Mohamad Zawawi has been a pilot for two decades now, but the coronavirus pandemic changed it all. Every morning Azrin puts on his white uniform and black captain’s hat and heads to a small noodle stall he now runs in a suburb just outside the capital, Kuala Lumpur. 44-year-old, Azrin, is one […]

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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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Dog painted to look like a tiger causes outrage in Malaysia

A stray dog painted to look like a tiger in Malaysia has gone viral on the internet. The act has now caught the attention of animal rights groups. Persatuan Haiwan Malaysia, a Malaysia Animal Association took to Facebook to urge people to come up with information about the dog so that the culprits could be […]