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The Plight of Rohingyas in Malaysia - The Diplomat

It is no surprise that Rohingyas in Malaysia feel helpless and frustrated at the events unfolding in Myanmar. By Dominique F. Fernandes for The Diplomat. September 01, 2017. On August 30, 2017 a group of ethnic Rohingya protesters descended on the ...and more »

Malaysia: Columnist sparks controversy for criticising Rohingya protests - Asian Correspondent

Protesters hold placards near the Burmese embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Aug 30, 2017. Source: Reuters/Angie Teo. 153. Social Buzz. A CONTROVERSIAL columnist has angered many over a Facebook post in which she slammed Rohingya protests as ...and more »

Malaysia's Reckoning With the Islamic State - The Diplomat

In Malaysia's bustling capital Kuala Lumpur, with its towering steel and glass skyscrapers and sleek, modern rail and highway networks, the call to prayer rings out from a mosque on a quiet side street just several doors down from a Hindu temple. With ...and more »

Five on Friday: 5 memorable SEA Games moments - Channel NewsAsia

In our regular light-hearted look at what's been making the headlines, Amir Yusof and Ramesh William pick five notable moments from the 2017 SEA Games. Singapore's golfers celebrate the country's first-ever team gold at the 2017 SEA Games. (Photo: The ...and more »

Cojuangco has to step down - Inquirer.net

The fireworks that lit up the night sky of Kuala Lumpur as Malaysians marked the close of the Southeast Asian Games will not hold a candle to the verbal pyrotechnics following another failed Philippine campaign in the biennial meet. Jose “Peping ...and more »

PH hockey team 'getting hungrier' with newfound support - Inquirer.net

The members of the Philippine men's ice hockey team celebrate their gold-medal victory in the 29th Southeast Asian Games ice hockey tournament Thursday night at the Empire City Arena. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/ SEA GAMES POOL. Ice hockey may not be a ...and more »

Double joy for Ipoh folks celebrating Merdeka, Sea Games triumph - New Straits Times Online

The joy over our athletes' feat was still palpable among spectators of Independence Day celebrations here today. Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Shah (two, right) and Raja Permaisuri Perak Tuanku Zara Salim at Ambang Merdeka celebration at Ipoh City ...and more »

Pride and joy - Inquirer.net

Mary Joy Tabal wins the first gold medal for the Philippines when she ruled the women's marathon at the 2017 SEA Games in Putrajaya, Malaysia. INQUIRER/ MARIANNE BERMUDEZ. The Southeast Asian Games marathon distance—which uses the Olympic standard ...and more »

IN PHOTOS: Filipino athletes in victory and defeat at SEA Games 2017 - Rappler

The hard reality is that some succeeded, while some fell short. The underdogs stepped up, while some expected winners had a bit of tough luck. Jane Bracher · @janebracher. Published 6:04 PM, September 01, 2017. Updated 9:21 PM, September 01, 2017 ...and more »

What went wrong in PH's SEA Games campaign - The Manila Times

The just-concluded 29th Southeast Asian Games held in Kuala Lumpur showed how Malaysia exploited to the hilt the right given to a host country to choose the sports and events it wants to include or exclude in furtherance to its bid for the overall ...and more »