Malaysiakini :: JULIA ZAPPEI, AFP
Spectre of bias hovers over Malaysian vote
Julia Zappei, AFP | 12:36PM Mar 20, 2013
The opposition faces an uphill slog. Observers say Barisan Nasional has tilted the playing field decisively over the decades.
More dead pygmy elephants in Sabah, toll at 13
Julia Zappei, AFP | 11:10PM Jan 30, 2013
Sabah wildlife department director Laurentius Ambu suspects they may have ingested poison spread by oil palm plantation workers them from eating palm fruit
Citizenship-for-votes probe stirs outrage
Julia Zappei, AFP | 11:23AM Jan 23, 2013
One former official said some 100,000 ICs were handed out ahead of a crucial Sabah election and another admitted signing hundreds of thousands of ICs.
K-pop wave hits Muslim Malaysian shores
Julia Zappei, AFP | 11:42AM Jan 19, 2013
Language is no barrier as Korean pop invades our shores, notably amongst the Muslim community.
Historic opposition rally draws huge crowd
Julia Zappei, AFP | 1:26PM Jan 12, 2013
'If you cheat in this election, the people will rise to overthrow you,' Anwar warns the Election Commission, which is seen as pro-government.
Finding buyers, Malaysian art searches for a voice
Julia Zappei, AFP | 1:44PM Dec 14, 2012
The authoritarian government has focused on economic development - making it one of most affluent nations, while religious and political constraints stunted the arts and culture scene.
PM offers fresh goodies ahead of polls
Julia Zappei, AFP | 6:57PM Sep 28, 2012
Najib provides fresh round of handouts as he announces a voter-friendly budget aimed at shoring up support ahead of a tough election.
Kate speaks as royal tour reaches Malaysia
Julia Zappei, AFP | 1:55PM Sep 13, 2012
William and Catherine have lunch with Premier Najib Abdul Razak ahead of a visit to a children's hospice where she will gave her speech.
Online universities take off in Malaysia
Julia Zappei, AFP | 4:22PM Sep 1, 2012
In a few decades, students will no longer attend just one university but several, picking and choosing from online offerings.
Crime fears go viral in Malaysia
Julia Zappei, AFP | 12:45PM Aug 10, 2012
Fear of crime is soaring as tales of abduction, assault and robbery go viral online, increasing the pressure on authorities.
Malaysia's IPO boom is a one-off, say analysts
Julia Zappei, AFP | 2:54PM Jul 4, 2012
But they say the country is not on course to supplant better known IPO capitals in the region such as Hong Kong and Singapore.
Fears of phantom voters and fraud in GE
Julia Zappei, AFP | 8:36AM Mar 29, 2012
Ng Yuen Chan, a retiree in Negri Sembilan, was surprised to learn recently that he had two Indian women as roommates.
Horror films rise from the dead in Malaysia
Julia Zappei, AFP | 1:15PM Mar 21, 2012
Three of six top-grossing films are fright flicks, and the genre made up more than a third of domestic movies in 2011.
Gov't scraps singer's show over 'Allah' body art
Julia Zappei, AFP | 4:37PM Feb 28, 2012
The authorities cancel a concert by Erykah Badu after The Star sparked outrage by running a photo of her with 'Allah' tattoos on her body.
M'sia plant threatens China grip on rare earths
Julia Zappei, AFP | 12:54PM Feb 5, 2012
When Lynas' plant is fully operational, analysts expect a surplus in global rare earth supplies, breaking China's monopoly.
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