Home » Posts tagged with » Malaysia

Seizing Malaysia’s Moment

Seizing Malaysia’s Moment

Malaysia’s historic May 9 election was dramatic, sweeping and unprecedented. A ruling party in power with seemingly impregnable advantages was ousted through the ballot box. There was no extra constitutional uprising, as in the Philippines in 1986, no military coup as in neighboring Thailand, no rioting and turmoil as in Indonesia in 1998. The curtain […]

Three Hotel Associations Signed an Agreement Allowing Muslim Employees to Wear Scarves

Three Hotel Associations Signed an Agreement Allowing Muslim Employees to Wear Scarves

Following the pronouncement of Malaysia as an Islamic state almost three decades ago, many things changed within the national community: from lifestyles, cultures, and right up to an increasing awareness towards Islamic values. Such values included the wearing of traditional headdresses (scarves or long dresses that cover the body from head to toe) by women, […]

Will Dr. Mahathir succeed in the 14th General Election?

Will Dr. Mahathir succeed in the 14th General Election?

For the first time in Malaysia’s history since its independence in 1957, the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) being the dominant party in the Barisan Nasional (BN) government today, will be challenged by its former president who is also the former Prime Minister (PM) of Malaysia, Mahathir Mohamad, in the 14th General Election (GE) that […]

Penang floods: Human mistakes or nature’s fault?

Penang floods: Human mistakes or nature’s fault?

The beautiful island of Penang, northwest of peninsular Malaysia, had become the focal point on October 21st when 11 workers were buried under a landslide that occurred at a housing project in Tanjung Bungah. The massive construction sites located on the slopes of hills and near the lower parts of some highland areas in the […]

History is full of political assassinations

History is full of political assassinations

Pakistan is perhaps one of the few nations of the world where the people take a keen interest in the developments taking around the world. The reports about the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-eun, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on February 13 were also published and telecasted by Pakistan’s […]

Kim Jong Un’s Half-Brother Murdered in Malaysia

Kim Jong Un’s Half-Brother Murdered in Malaysia

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s half-brother has been killed in Malaysia, a government source said Tuesday. Kim Jong-nam was assassinated on Monday in Malaysia, the source said without revealing details. Cable TV broadcaster TV Chosun reported that Kim was killed at an airport in Malaysia after being attacked by two unidentified female agents with “poisoned […]

Brexit: Less impact to Malaysian traders in short term

Brexit: Less impact to Malaysian traders in short term

The Brexit or the British exit from the European Union (EU) in a historic referendum on 23 June 2016 has affected the money market (shares, bonds, debentures, derivatives) goods and services, property market/assets and labour market. The market shocks in the United Kingdom (UK) begin in the money market and it is very much influenced […]

Sarawak State Election and The Consolidation of Najib’s Confidence

Sarawak State Election and The Consolidation of Najib’s Confidence

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s coalition won both by-elections on 18 June 2016 and Sarawak State Election on 7 May 2016 by the landslide, with bigger majorities despite corruption allegations, political turmoil, and online media noise against the premier. Winning the two by-elections on Saturday, June 18, 2016, with bigger majorities, has boosted Najib`s confidence […]

Pyongyang’s acts increase tensions in the region

Pyongyang’s acts increase tensions in the region

The international community was disturbed and taken aback by North Korea’s hydrogen bomb test in early January this year. The test was not only threatening the security and the peace of the Korean Peninsula but also the region and world at large. Malaysia is very concerned about this international issue even though it is not […]

Malaysia’s commitment to support nuclear safety globally

Malaysia’s commitment to support nuclear safety globally

Malaysia has gained much exposure from the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS), which was held in the United States of America (USA) recently even though the country has not much expertise and are not active in the field. The presence of the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia Ahmad Zahid Hamidi at that important summit, held on […]

Page 1 of 41234

Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » appearance » Widgets » and move a widget into Advertise Widget Zone