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Customers take pictures of a durian hotpot at Coconut Chicken Hotpot Store in Shanghai

Malaysia Bets on Durian as China Goes Bananas for World’s Smelliest...

By Emily Chow KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters)  The stinky, spiky durian is set to become Malaysia's next major export as the Southeast Asian nation rushes to develop...
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‘I Woke Up Gay’: Malaysian LGBT+ Band Uses Music to Fight...

By Beh Lih Yi KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) With songs like "I woke up gay" and "Lonely lesbian", LGBT+ punk band Shh...Diam! is making...
Plastic waste are piled outside an illegal recycling factory in Jenjarom, Kuala Langat

Swamped with Plastic Waste – Malaysia Struggles as Global Scrap Piles...

By A. Ananthalakshmi and Emily Chow PULAU INDAH, Malaysia (Reuters)  Hundreds of sacks filled with plastic waste from the United States, Britain, South Korea and Spain...
Seized luxury yacht Equanimity, belonging to fugitive Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho, is brought to Boustead Cruise Terminal in Port Klang

Superyacht Linked to 1MDB Probe Arrives at Malaysian Port

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters)  A $250 million (193.27 million pounds)superyacht, impounded as part of a hunt for assets linked to the multi-billion dollar investigation into 1Malaysia...
A man covers his mouth as he walks past a 1 Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) billboard at the funds flagship Tun Razak Exchange development in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Switzerland Investigates Six People in 1MDB Money Laundering Probe

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) Switzerland is investigating six people on suspicion of money laundering, bribing foreign officials and other offences as part of an investigation into...
Plastic scrap is seen at Taicang Jinhui Recycling Co., in Taicang

China’s Plastic Recyclers Go Abroad as Import Ban Bites

By David Stanway TAICANG, China (Reuters)  In a smoke-filled plant about 50 miles northwest of Shanghai, masked workers feed sacks of plastic scrap into shuddering old...
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