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US bars rubber gloves from Malaysian firm due to 'evidence of forced labour'
Banned firm Top Glove also supplied NHS hospitals, prompting calls for guarantees on PPE sources

Pete Pattisson

30, Mar, 2021 @1:43 PM

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Stark reality of anti-Asian racism in the UK | Letter
Letters: As a woman who is half Malaysian-Chinese and half white, I have spent my entire life being exoticised and stereotyped, writes Alex Smith


19, Mar, 2021 @3:59 PM

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Assassins review – the 'prank show' killing of North Korea's pretender
This gripping documentary explores the story of the two young women who carried out a nerve-agent attack on Kim Jong-nam

Peter Bradshaw

27, Jan, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Malaysia declares Covid state of emergency amid political turmoil
King grants lengthy state of emergency that critics say will help prime minister’s precarious coalition evade scrutiny

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok

12, Jan, 2021 @5:54 AM

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Nora Quoirin's family express dismay as coroner rules out others' involvement
Fifteen-year-old went missing overnight while on holiday with her family in Malaysia in 2019

Rebecca Ratcliffe and agencies

04, Jan, 2021 @9:37 AM

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Migrant worker at Malaysian medical glove manufacturer dies of Covid-19
Nepali man is first known fatality at biggest global producer Top Glove, accused of failing to protect workers

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok

14, Dec, 2020 @11:14 AM

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Australia's delivery deaths: the riders who never made it and the families left behind
Three food delivery riders recently died on the job, and their families are left with uncertain futures, and many questions

Naaman Zhou

20, Nov, 2020 @7:00 PM

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China and 14 Asia-Pacific countries agree historic free trade deal
Signing of RCEP unites nations totalling 2.2 billion people and covers 28% of global trade

Jasper Jolly and agencies

15, Nov, 2020 @8:57 PM

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Nora Quoirin inquest: father says teenager had no survival instinct
Sebastien Quoirin challenges suggestions Nora roamed jungle after going missing in Malaysia

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

12, Nov, 2020 @2:33 PM

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Goldman Sachs reaches $2.9bn deal to settle US-led 1MDB inquiry
Bank’s Malaysia division agrees to plead guilty to violating foreign bribery laws

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

22, Oct, 2020 @6:45 PM

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Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim to meet king in decades-long push to become PM
Opposition leader, who has been on the brink of power several times, claims to have enough support to lead, but doubts persist

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

13, Oct, 2020 @12:19 AM

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US moves to seize $330m of alleged 1MDB assets held by UK law firm
Department of Justice says money in Clyde & Co’s account allegedly linked to Malaysian fraud scandal

Harry Davies

18, Sep, 2020 @5:00 AM

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