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Migrant Workers worked to death in Malaysia

December 1, 2012

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Aljazeera.com Thousands of foreign workers have died in Malaysia in recent years from accidents, illnesses and suicide. They work in so-called ‘3D’ conditions – dirty, dangerous and difficult. Critics say the death rate is a result of slack safety standards, poor housing conditions and weak enforcement of laws to protect them. Last year, more than […]

Good Samaritans: Malaysian Muslims Protect Churches

January 10, 2010

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Islamonline.com Muslim groups in Malaysia are offering their help to prevent any further attacks on Christian places of worship amid a spree of attacks on churches in the multi-ethnic, Muslim-majority Asian country, The Star reported on Sunday, January 10. “This is an offer of peace and goodwill,” Nadzim Johan, the executive secretary of the Muslim […]

Anwar Ibrahim Exposing Judicial Corruption in Malaysia

August 26, 2008

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In September 2007 Anwar Ibrahim released the videotape recording of Malaysian lawyer VK Lingam engaged in a telephone conversation with Chief Justice Ahmed Fairuz about fixing judges and court cases (see the 3 video clips at the end of this post). The conspiracy depicted in the video implicates the highest levels of power in the […]

Getting Corporate Responsibility on the CEO Agenda in Malaysia

July 25, 2008

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ICR chairman Datuk Johan Raslan introduces four panelists, Khazanah Nasional Bhd managing director Tan Sri Azman Mokhtar, IJM Corporation managing director Datuk Krishnan Tan, Astro chief executive officer Rohana Rozhan and HSBC chief executive officer Irene Dorner at the StarBiz-ICRM forum on corporate responsibility. Part 1 Part 2 The panelists elaborate on the roles of […]

Malaysia’s Anwar Ibrahim Arrested In Spite of Offer of Full Cooperation

July 16, 2008

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THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: July 16, 2008 Filed at 2:40 a.m. ET KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Police arrested Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on Wednesday about an hour before a deadline for him to appear at police headquarters to answer allegations that he sodomized a male aide. The arrest was likely to exacerbate the […]

China looks at Malaysia to develop halal industry

May 3, 2008

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By JACK WONG, the star, Malaysia, KUCHING: China, which has more than 18 million Muslims, is looking to Malaysian companies for collaboration to develop its halal food and consumer goods industries. Vice-Consul (Economic and Commercial) of the China Consulate in Kuching Ma Yu said the Chinese Government had provided preferential policies and financial support to […]