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Vivian Ho
Japan Times
OLYMPICS / FOCUS
Jul 15, 2021
Meet the cyclist aiming for Malaysia's first Olympic gold
Diminutive track cyclist Azizulhasni Awang is heading to the Tokyo Games with big dreams of becoming the first Malaysian to win an Olympic gold medal.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / ANALYSIS
Mar 5, 2017
Options running out for Malaysia in Kim murder probe
Malaysia has reached a deadlock in its probe into the apparent assassination last month of the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Apr 6, 2015
ASEAN leaders aim to narrow economic gap in region: draft declaration
Leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will push for more engagement with the private sector to narrow the gap among their countries as the bloc strives toward a common market by the end of this year, according to a draft declaration set to be adopted by the leaders at a summit later...
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 23, 2011
Malaysia rethinks gallows; woman has hope
Momentum is building for the abolition of the death penalty in Malaysia, but the pace may not be fast enough to save Japanese citizen Mariko Takeuchi from the gallows after she was found guilty of drug trafficking last month.
BUSINESS
Jan 26, 2010
Malaysia budget carrier AirAsia bullish on Japan
SEPANG, Malaysia — Malaysia's fast-growing long-haul budget airline AirAsia X plans to extend its low-cost service to Japan, possibly by the second half of this year.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 11, 2007
Osaka researcher makes mark with Malayan tigers
The mountain gorillas of Africa had Dian Fossey. The Malayan tigers have Kae Kawanishi.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 22, 2004
Organic farmer sheds meat, drink, Tokyo
Kazumi Fujimura has not only sworn off meat and alcohol but also many of life's luxuries.

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