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Malaysia declares virus emergency and suspends parliament
by Sam Reeves - January 12, 2021 - 7:06pm
It is the first time Malaysia has declared a national state of emergency in over half a century and Muhyiddin, in a televised address, confirmed parliament would be suspended and elections would not take place for...
From macaques to crabs, wildlife faces threat from face masks
by Sam Reeves - January 12, 2021 - 2:36pm
Single-use surgical masks have been found scattered around pavements, waterways and beaches worldwide since countries began mandating their use in public places to slow the pandemic's spread.
Turmoil in Malaysia as PM Mahathir submits resignation
by Sam Reeves - February 24, 2020 - 2:37pm
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, at 94 the world's oldest leader, submitted his resignation to the king on Monday, his office said, after a bid by his political partners to bring down the government.
Property investors turn to Southeast Asia amid Hong Kong unrest
by Sam Reeves - October 15, 2019 - 5:13pm
From luxury Singapore apartments to Malaysian seafront condos, Hong Kong investors are shifting cash into Southeast Asian property, demoralized by increasingly violent protests as well as the China-US trade war...
Schools, airports closed as Indonesia fires spark fears for Singapore F1
by Sam Reeves - September 19, 2019 - 2:22pm
Toxic haze from Indonesian forest fires closed schools and airports across the country and in neighboring Malaysia Wednesday, while air quality worsened in Singapore just days before the city's Formula One motor...
China plastic waste ban throws global recycling into chaos
by Sam Reeves - April 26, 2019 - 9:29am
From grubby packaging engulfing small Southeast Asian communities to waste piling up in plants from the US to Australia, China's ban on accepting the world's used plastic has plunged global recycling into turmo...
Fury at HIV data leak in conservative Singapore
by Sam Reeves - February 10, 2019 - 12:40pm
"The LGBT community is angry and frustrated with the entire ordeal."
Chinese hunger for 'world's smelliest fruit' threatens Malaysian forests
by Sam Reeves - February 6, 2019 - 11:47am
Soaring demand for durians in China is being blamed for a new wave of deforestation in Malaysia with environmentalists warning vast amounts of jungle is being cleared to make way for massive plantations of the spiky,...
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