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Boat loaded with smuggled rice brought back to Zamboanga City

The boat carrying millions of pesos worth of smuggled rice from Sandakan, Malaysia, which mysteriously disappeared from the port here after it was seized by Navy men, was intercepted off Sulu on Wednesday.

Posted: December 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Man chops off wife’s hands and feet in Malaysia


A mother-of-three is being treated in a Malaysian hospital after her husband hacked off her hands and feet with a meat cleaver before hanging himself.

Posted: December 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

‘No refugee forced to strip naked in Malaysia’

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No refugee has been forced to be strip naked at immigration detention centers as claimed in a documentary by Al-Jazeera, said deputy home minister Dr. Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar.

Posted: November 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

3 Malaysian Muslims win court bid to cross-dress

Filipino gays and lesbians march with placards on the University of the Philippines campus in Manila on June 28, 2011, as the world celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride. The LGBT group urged President Benigno Aquino to recognise and promote human rights for gays and lesbians. AFP FILE PHOTO

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—Three Malaysian Muslim transgenders have won a court bid to challenge a religious law that bans them from cross-dressing. The Court of Appeals said Friday that the Shariah law in Negeri Sembilan state is discriminatory as it fails to recognize men diagnosed with gender identity issues. Judge Mohamad Hishammuddin Mohamad Yunus called the […]

Posted: November 7th, 2014 in World | Read More »

Malaysia’s Anwar makes final appeal in sodomy case

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, center, walks with his wife Wan Azizah as they arrive for his final hearing of his sodomy conviction in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014.  AP

Malaysia’s top court on Tuesday began hearing a final appeal filed by opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim against a sodomy conviction widely regarded as a means to neutralize the threat he poses to the country’s ruling coalition.

Posted: October 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »