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Malaysia's Olympic history: From 1956 debut to record medal haul in 2016

KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 -- Malaysia has participated in the Olympics since 1956, marking its sporting prowess on the global stage. The nation celebrated its first medal in 1992 when badminton debuted a... Read More


Paris 2024: Malaysian athletes target new heights in Olympic quest

KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 -- Every four years, the Olympics captivate billions worldwide, showcasing the pinnacle of athletic achievement and the spirit of international competition. As Malaysia prepares... Read More


Stateless seafarers: How Malaysia's neighbours reconcile their nomadic people and security risks

KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 -- The Bajau Laut who traverse the Sulu, Celebes and Sulawesi Seas are not the only nomadic water tribes in South-east Asia that are a conundrum to sovereign nations in the 21st-... Read More


Is citizenship for the stateless Bajau Laut the only solution? Some human rights fighters say yes, others say it's putting cart before horse

KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 -- The Sabah government's recent deconstruction of the makeshift huts built by the seafaring Bajau Laut community on Malaysia's easternmost shores drew global attention to what h... Read More


You're not just imagining it: Malaysia really is hotter by day (and night)

KUALA LUMPUR, July 21 -- The end of the now-annual heatwave was supposed to bring relief to Malaysians, but the promised cooler temperatures have not come. Instead, the lingering and sweltering heat ... Read More


PM Anwar says he will meet Teoh Beng Hock's family next week

KUALA LUMPUR, July 17 -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will meet with the family of the late Teoh Beng Hock next week. Speaking to reporters at the World Trade Centre today, Anwar said he w... Read More


How Sukma saved Pandelela's diving career after nearly quitting in 2004

KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 -- Former Olympic diving sensation Pandelela Rinong Pamg credits grassroots competitions such as the biennial Sukan Malaysia, better known as Sukma, as the reason for her illustr... Read More


Report: Experts question viability of 'orangutan diplomacy'

KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 -- Conservationists believe that sending orangutans abroad as a form of diplomacy, similar to China's practice with pandas, is an unworkable strategy. Speaking to new portal Chan... Read More


Ipsos report: Malaysians show rising confidence in police equality and crime prevention

KUALA LUMPUR, July 4 -- Malaysians have shown growing confidence in law enforcement agencies for their commitment to equality and crime prevention, according to the latest Ipsos Malaysia Crime Monitor... Read More


Ipsos report: Malaysians show rising confidence in cops, two-thirds believe officers treat everyone equally

KUALA LUMPUR, July 4 -- Malaysians have shown growing confidence in law enforcement agencies for their commitment to equality and crime prevention, according to the latest Ipsos Malaysia Crime Monitor... Read More