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Alibaba opens office in Malaysia

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Alibaba opens office in Malaysia

Alibaba Group has opened its office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, marking a new chapter in the company’s strategic cooperation with the nation, reporting the local daily newspaper The Star.

Japan supports Malaysia in revival of Look East policy

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Japan supports Malaysia in revival of Look East policy

Japan will assist Malaysia in rejuvenating and upgrading the Look East policy to bolster bilateral cooperation and strengthen business competitiveness for both countries, heard a joint press conference of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Malaysian counterpart Mahatir Mohamad in Tokyo on June 12.

Malaysia plans to reopen embassy in DPRK

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Malaysia plans to reopen embassy in DPRK

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has said that his country will reopen its embassy in Pyongyang, a move expected to end the diplomatic row over the assassination of a citizen of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in Kuala Lumpur last year.

Malaysian PM calls for review of CPTPP deal

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Malaysian PM calls for review of CPTPP deal

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad called for a review of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), saying smaller economies like Malaysia are at a disadvantage under its current terms.

Malaysia seeks to arrest figures related to 1MDB case

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Malaysia seeks to arrest figures related to 1MDB case

Malaysia on June 7 issued an arrest warrant against financier Low Taek Jho, also known as Jho Low, to question him over involvement in a graft scandal at state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), according to international media.

Malaysian PM bans gifts for ministers

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Malaysian PM bans gifts for ministers

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on June 8 introduced a no-gift policy for ministers in the cabinet, as he vowed to fulfil his campaign promises and build a transparent government.