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Malaysia says relations with India to improve after New Delhi lifts import duty on palm oil; to send a delegation
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Malaysia says relations with India to improve after New Delhi lifts import duty on palm oil; to send a delegation

India has been the biggest buyer of Malaysian palm oil for five years, but imports trickled to a halt after it restricted imports of refined palm and informally asked traders to avoid Malaysian palm.

Malaysia aims to resolve palm oil trade dispute with India within a month; to send a delegation soon to improve ties
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Malaysia aims to resolve palm oil trade dispute with India within a month; to send a delegation soon to improve ties

After India’s January curbs on imports of refined palm oil from Malaysia, traders had also held off on buying its crude palm oil.

Malaysia’s new prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin to announce his Cabinet today; move comes a week after his appointment
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Malaysia’s new prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin to announce his Cabinet today; move comes a week after his appointment

Muhyiddin Yassin succeeded Mahathir Mohamad after the seasoned politician abruptly quit last month

Political rhetoric alone not enough to reignite Malaysian palm oil exports to India, say traders
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Political rhetoric alone not enough to reignite Malaysian palm oil exports to India, say traders

The ousting of Malaysia’s former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad, whose criticisms of India’s policies in Kashmir damaged palm oil trade between the nations, has kindled hopes among Malaysian exporters for a rapid restoration of ties

Palmolein import curbs: 'Can we just renegotiate?' asks Malaysian lawmaker keen to mend ties with India on edible oil
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Palmolein import curbs: 'Can we just renegotiate?' asks Malaysian lawmaker keen to mend ties with India on edible oil

India is the world's biggest palm oil importer but its purchases from Malaysia, the second-biggest palm exporter behind Indonesia

Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad says he has support to return as PM; forms alliance with rival Anwar Ibrahim amid political turmoil
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Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad says he has support to return as PM; forms alliance with rival Anwar Ibrahim amid political turmoil

Mahathir Mohamad indicated that he will reconcile with the former ruling alliance he led with rival Anwar Ibrahim in an about-turn that follows a week of political turmoil that followed his resignation as prime minister.

Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad submits resignation to king after his political party quits ruling alliance in shocking upheaval
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Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad submits resignation to king after his political party quits ruling alliance in shocking upheaval

Opinions are divided on whether Mahathir is quitting for good or making a tactical move to buy time to cobble together a new majority to form a government.

Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad rules out retaliatory trade action over Indian palm oil boycott
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Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad rules out retaliatory trade action over Indian palm oil boycott

India this month effectively halted palm oil imports from its largest supplier and the world’s second-biggest producer in response to comments from Mahathir attacking India’s domestic policies.

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister Prince Faisal visits Pakistan to address concerns after Imran Khan pulls out of Malaysia summit
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Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister Prince Faisal visits Pakistan to address concerns after Imran Khan pulls out of Malaysia summit

Pakistan faced huge domestic and international embarrassment after prime minister Imran Khan refused to attend the summit at the eleventh hour

MEA calls Mahathir Mohamad's remark on CAA 'factually incorrect'; Malaysian PM said India is depriving Muslims of their citizenship
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MEA calls Mahathir Mohamad's remark on CAA 'factually incorrect'; Malaysian PM said India is depriving Muslims of their citizenship

After visiting the media centre at the Kuala Lumpur Summit on Friday, Mahathir Mohamad had reportedly said, 'I am sorry to see that India, which claims to be a secular state, is now taking action to deprive some Muslims of their citizenship.'

'Carrie Lam is in a dilemma': Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad says Hong Kong leader should quit
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'Carrie Lam is in a dilemma': Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad says Hong Kong leader should quit

Malaysia's prime minister said Friday Hong Kong's embattled leader should resign over the city's increasingly violent pro-democracy protests.

Narendra Modi meets Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad, discusses Kashmir issue, extradition of controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik
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Narendra Modi meets Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad, discusses Kashmir issue, extradition of controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik

Narendra Modi met his Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohamad and discussed the extradition of controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik

Revoking Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir 'illegal', will worsen relations between nuclear-capable neighbours, says Imran Khan
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Revoking Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir 'illegal', will worsen relations between nuclear-capable neighbours, says Imran Khan

Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan said changing the status of Kashmir through revocation of Article 370 was 'illegal and a violation of UN resolutions.'

Malaysia set to lodge complaint in WTO over EU's plan to phase out palm oil usage by 2030
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Malaysia set to lodge complaint in WTO over EU's plan to phase out palm oil usage by 2030

Malaysia will lodge a complaint with the World Trade Organization over the European Union's plan to phase out the use of palm oil in biofuels, a minister said on Tuesday.

Money laundering case against Zakir Naik: Court tells controversial preacher to appear before it on 31 July or face non-bailable warrant
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Money laundering case against Zakir Naik: Court tells controversial preacher to appear before it on 31 July or face non-bailable warrant

A special PMLA court has ordered controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik to physically appear before it on 31 July. The court said that a non-bailable warrant will be issued against Naik if he fails to appear before it. Naik is facing charges of inciting communal disharmony and committing unlawful activities in India.

APEC Summit: After Mike Pence, Xi Jinping spar over tariffs, infrastructure; grouping fails to issue joint statement
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APEC Summit: After Mike Pence, Xi Jinping spar over tariffs, infrastructure; grouping fails to issue joint statement

Chinese president Xi Jinping and US vice president Mike Pence traded barbs in speeches at the APEC summit of world leaders on Saturday, outlining competing visions for global leadership as trade and other tensions between them simmer.

Malaysia court charges former PM Najib Razak with six new corruption cases relating to 1MDB scandal
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Malaysia court charges former PM Najib Razak with six new corruption cases relating to 1MDB scandal

Najib Razak was Malaysia prime minister from 2009 until May, when, plagued by corruption scandals, he lost the general elections to Opposition led by Mahathir Mohamad

Wife of ex-Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak arrested by anti-corruption agency in multi-billion dollar scandal
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Wife of ex-Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak arrested by anti-corruption agency in multi-billion dollar scandal

Wednesday was the third occasion on which Rosmah had been questioned, but the first time she had been arrested, since her husband's coalition was dramatically ousted from office after six decades in power.