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Malaysia, Singapore agree to postpone rail project for two years: report

Sep 3, 2018

Malaysia, Singapore agree to postpone rail project for two years: report

Malaysia has agreed with Singapore to postpone the development of a high-speed rail service by two years, Malaysian media reported, as Southeast Asia's third-largest economy looks to review mega-projects to cut its massive debt. Malaysian business weekly The Edge on Saturday cited sources confirming both ...

Malaysia seizes rhino horns worth $12 million in largest such haul

Aug 20, 2018

Malaysia seizes rhino horns worth $12 million in largest such haul

Malaysia has seized rhinoceros horns worth nearly $12 million bound for Vietnam, the Southeast Asian nation's largest haul of such contraband, officials said on Monday. Wildlife experts say Malaysia is a major transit point for the illegal trafficking of endangered species to other Asian countries. Officials ...

Aug 20, 2018

Radioactive material reported missing in Malaysia

Malaysia is hunting for an industrial device containing radioactive material that is reported to have gone missing from a pickup truck on Aug 10, police and media said Monday. Authorities fear the device, which contains an unknown amount of radioactive iridium, could cause radiation exposure ...