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News Malaysia » Politics: Malaysia's politicians take election battle to cyberspace

News channel or source: https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics/Malaysia-election/Malaysia-s-politicians-take-election-battle-to-cyberspace
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

KUALA LUMPUR -- With only two weeks left before elections, Malaysia's political parties are ratcheting up their battle on social media, even before the start of official campaigning on Saturday. At stake are young and newly registered voters, as well as a ...

News Malaysia » Politics: Let’s save Malaysia from divisive politics

News channel or source: http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/opinion/2018/04/17/lets-save-malaysia-from-divisive-politics/
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

The slogan “Save Malaysia” has been used for election campaigns by both sides in politics, especially with the general election just around the corner. On the opposition front, the slogan is used by those who claim Malaysia needs to be saved from being ...

News Malaysia » Politics: Correction: Malaysia-Mahathir Interview story

News channel or source: http://bismarcktribune.com/news/world/correction-malaysia-mahathir-interview-story/article_df1c728d-6f70-535b-9cae-701c13faf024.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

In a story April 18 based on an interview with former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, The Associated Press reported erroneously that he was Asia's longest-serving political leader when he retired. He was one of the region's longest-serving ...

News Malaysia » Politics: Syrian refugee stuck in Malaysia airport for nearly 50 days

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/syrian-refugee-stuck-malaysia-airport-50-days/story?id=54582248
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

The 36-year-old Syrian refugee has been stuck in the transit zone of Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia for more than 44 days because no country will take him. He's reached out to various news organizations around the world, political leaders ...

News Malaysia » Politics: Mahathir's wife urges Malaysian women to be 'queenmakers'

News channel or source: https://townhall.com/news/politics-elections/2018/04/20/mahathirs-wife-urges-malaysias-women-to-be-queenmakers-n2472824
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The wife of former Malaysian premier ... Siti Hasmah Mohamad Ali, 91, said she was initially torn when Mahathir, 92, decided to return to politics but conceded after he told her that it was "his duty" to help the country.

News Malaysia » Politics: Ahead of Malaysian polls, bots flood Twitter with pro-government messages

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-malaysia-election-socialmedia/ahead-of-malaysian-polls-bots-flood-twitter-with-pro-government-messages-idUSKBN1HR2AQ
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

He did not elaborate. Twitter is not as popular in Malaysia as Facebook, although a lot of political discourse appears on the platform. Automated tweets of this scale are meant to generate traffic around the content they post, and get ‘human’ users to ...

News Malaysia » Politics: Uproar over no-politics order to Telekom staff

News channel or source: http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2018/04/18/uproar-over-no-politics-order-to-telekom-staff/
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

The directive bars employees from wearing clothes bearing the Telekom Malaysia logo when they attend political ceramah, distribute election material from any political party, make statements supporting any political party and encouraging others to vote for ...

News Malaysia » Politics: Malaysia's election exposes ethnic divide, corruption

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/malaysias-election-exposes-ethnic-divide-corruption/vi-AAvZ6Tu
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Malaysia's upcoming national election is exposing the country's deep ethnic divides as politicians use race and religion as political tools. Meanwhile, a global garbage crisis is intensifying. To explain both these stories, CBSN talks to contributor and ...

News Malaysia » Politics: Mahathir's wife urges Malaysia's women to be 'queenmakers'

News channel or source: http://bismarcktribune.com/news/world/mahathir-s-wife-urges-malaysia-s-women-to-be-queenmakers/article_68e43504-1346-55d3-aeb4-2a6174df3785.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Siti Hasmah Mohamad Ali said Friday she was initially torn when Mahathir decided to return to politics due to his age but conceded after he said it was "his duty" to save the country. Her 92-year-old husband led Malaysia for 22 years until retiring in 2003.