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Ebrahim Harris

Malaysian Hindus hold scaled-down Thaipusam festival due to pandemic

Jan 18 2022

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian Hindus celebrated a scaled-down Thaipusam festival on Tuesday, with limited numbers allowed to take part and with some traditions, such as devotees piercing their cheeks with skewers and carrying altars, banned due to coronavirus curbs. | Video

Malaysian shelter rescues 120 cats and dogs from floods

Dec 21 2021

KAJANG, Malaysia Volunteers at a animal shelter in one of areas worst-hit by floods in Malaysia staged an eleventh-hour rescue of 120 cats and dogs in lorries as waters rose around its premises.

At least eight dead in Malaysia floods as rescue effort stumbles

Dec 21 2021

KUALA LUMPUR At least eight people have died in floods that have ravaged Malaysia, authorities said on Monday, as the government faced criticism from the public and opposition lawmakers over its rescue efforts. | Video

For stranded father, bittersweet reunion as Singapore-Malaysia border reopens

Dec 01 2021

JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia/SINGAPORE Before the coronavirus pandemic, Mohammad Faris Abdullah's daily commute between his home in Malaysia and his job in Singapore took just 30 minutes. | Video

For stranded father, bittersweet reunion as Singapore-Malaysia border reopens

Dec 01 2021

JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia/SINGAPORE, Dec 1 Before the coronavirus pandemic, Mohammad Faris Abdullah's daily commute between his home in Malaysia and his job in Singapore took just 30 minutes.

Malaysian gynaecologist creates 'world's first unisex condom'

Oct 28 2021

SIBU, Malaysia A Malaysian gynaecologist has created what he says is the world's first unisex condom that can be worn by females or males and is made from a medical grade material usually used as a dressing for injuries and wounds. | Video

Malaysian salon paints Squid Game manicures of tiny coffins, green tracksuits

Oct 15 2021

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) -A manicure salon in Malaysia is selling painted and press-on nail designs based on the television show Squid Game, the latest small business to cash in on the soaring popularity of the South Korean series.

Malaysians enjoy taste of travel after lockdown in tourism restart

Sep 16 2021

LANGKAWI, Malaysia The first plane carrying tourists in more than four months touched down on the Malaysian island of Langkawi on Thursday and was greeted by a twin water cannon "salute", in the launch of a programme to revive a travel sector frozen by the pandemic. | Video

Malaysia holiday hotspot readies for reopening with tourism bubble

Sep 14 2021

(Corrects full name of the resort to "The Datai Langkawi" in paragraph 11, not "Datai Langkawi")

Malaysia's germ-busting clown finds new role in pandemic

Sep 14 2021

TAIPING, Malaysia When the coronavirus pandemic struck Malaysia, Shaharul Hisam Baharudin, like many others working closely with people, soon lost his work as an entertainer who juggled and sometimes dressed up as a clown. | Video

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