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Old George Town works to keep its charm but stay relevant
October 22, 2014 1:00 am

Old George Town works to keep its charm but stay relevant

Penang's capital is trying to reinvent itself as a vibrant cultural heritage centre, writes Premyuda Boonroj

Penang tries to hold on to its identity to stay competitive
October 22, 2014 1:00 am

Penang tries to hold on to its identity to stay competitive

As the 21st century ushers in urban change, 80 per cent of cities in the world are already in existence and they need regeneration - a renewal of urban areas or suburbs facing decline - in order to compete and survive, according to Hamdan Abdul...

Malaysia's Islamic authorities investigating 'dog...
October 22, 2014 1:00 am

Malaysia's Islamic authorities investigating 'dog...

Islamic authorities in Malaysia are conducting a probe into a controversial "dog patting" event aimed at removing the stigma regarding men's best friend in the multi-ethnic Muslim-majority country.

UK court will hear ex-beauty queen Chai's divorce case
October 20, 2014 1:00 am

UK court will hear ex-beauty queen Chai's divorce case

A British High Court has ruled that the divorce case between former beauty queen Pauline Chai and her estranged millionaire tycoon husband Khoo Kay Peng can be heard in England.

M'sia crackdown 'chilling' free speech
October 20, 2014 1:00 am

M'sia crackdown 'chilling' free speech

Sedition Act is creating a climate of fear in the country

Malaysian lawyers march against sedition law
October 17, 2014 1:00 am

Malaysian lawyers march against sedition law

Hundreds of Malaysian lawyers yesterday held a protest march in the capital to demand the repeal of the country's sedition law, which they said impinges on freedom of expression.

Malaysia suffers from serious lack in occupational therapists
October 17, 2014 1:00 am

Malaysia suffers from serious lack in occupational therapists

Every day we wake up, brush our teeth, change our clothes and get ready for work or the day's routine. Nothing to it, right?

Scientists and villagers in Malaysia search for ways to keep wild...
October 15, 2014 1:00 am

Scientists and villagers in Malaysia search for ways to keep wild...

To mitigate encroachment by elephants and confrontation with humans, the country introduces electric fencing

Illegal wildlife trade explodes on Internet
October 15, 2014 1:00 am

Illegal wildlife trade explodes on Internet

The Internet has made a booming trade out of endangered wildlife in Malaysia, allowing people to illegally buy an animal in as short a time as a day.

At least 1 killed, 14 hurt in M'sia blast
October 10, 2014 1:00 am

At least 1 killed, 14 hurt in M'sia blast

One man was killed and more than a dozen other people, including a Thai national, wounded early yesterday when a hand grenade exploded in a tourist section of Malaysia's capital in what police suspect was related to a gangland turf battle.