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How the Malaysians Used a Skyscraper to Fool the World

Janis Powers | Posted 09.09.2014 | World
Janis Powers

Now that I've visited the Petronas Towers in the city of Kuala Lumpur ("KL") in Malaysia, I have come to appreciate the impact of successful marketing at the global level.

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Was Shot Down for Money

Daniel Wagner | Posted 09.20.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down in Ukraine last week because three crucial actors all played a role, and they all had something in common -- a desire for money.

Why MH370 Will Not Change Chinese/Malaysia Relations

Daniel Wagner | Posted 07.20.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

In spite of the bilateral tension created by MH370, China is likely to remain cautious about taking actions that could jeopardize its partnership with Malaysia, given the country's importance in the region's geopolitical landscape and its warming relations with Washington.

Malaysia Airlines Jet Makes Emergency Landing

AP | Posted 03.24.2014 | World

HONG KONG (AP) — A Malaysia Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul has made an emergency landing in Hong Kong after a generator failed. Hong Ko...

Island Life Reveals Relaxed Side of Malaysia

Carolyn O'Donnell | Posted 03.12.2014 | Travel
Carolyn O'Donnell

Pangkor Laut seems to seduce everyone. When I depart, two girls are crying on the boat back to the mainland marina.

Dim Prospects for Peace in Southern Thailand

Daniel Wagner | Posted 01.25.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

Since February of this year the Malaysian government has sponsored talks in Kuala Lumpur (KL) with the aim of ending the bloodshed that has plagued southern Thailand for nearly a decade.

Taiping, Malaysian Town of Heavenly Peace

Carolyn O'Donnell | Posted 11.25.2013 | Travel
Carolyn O'Donnell

Taiping was founded in violence, which is ironic given that its attractions today are of a gentle nature. A relaxed place to savor leafy pleasures, it is a quiet town where the residents go about their business largely untroubled by glossy shopping malls and big tour groups.

When a Burned Down Church Becomes an Opportunity

Brian C. Stiller | Posted 11.04.2013 | Religion
Brian C. Stiller

This you have to see to believe. Here in a country known for opposition to Christian faith, long a stronghold of Islamic tradition and faith, sits a most spectacular church.

Women Deliver Catalyzes Conversations With Young People about Reproductive Health

Purnima Mane | Posted 07.28.2013 | Impact
Purnima Mane

The first official day of the 3rd annual Women Deliver Conference just wrapped up. Perhaps the biggest takeaway here so far is the incredible presence and engagement of young people.

U.S. Pastor Found Dead In Malaysia

AP | Posted 05.05.2013 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Malaysian police are investigating the death of an U.S. pastor found at his home with his hands and legs bound and a cellpho...

The Stalemate in Southern Thailand

Daniel Wagner | Posted 04.24.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

More likely than not, a prolonged conflict and stalemate await southern Thailand.

WATCH: A Stroll Around The World

HUMANITY.TV | Posted 02.02.2013 | Travel
HUMANITY.TV

The world is walkable.

Yom Kippur In Kuala Lumpur: A Jewish Girl's Guide To Repenting In A Muslim Country

April Rudin | Posted 11.25.2012 | Religion
April Rudin

Soon, I will be landing in Kuala Lumpur and settling into my hotel room to observe the holiest of Jewish days while amongst the Islamic people. I am looking forward to the adventure.

PHOTOS: 10 Of The World's Best Observation Decks

Viator | Posted 10.10.2012 | Travel
Viator

There's no better way to experience a destination than to peer down upon the landscape from a great height.

Passenger Reconsiders Trip, Leaps From Moving Plane

Posted 08.07.2012 | Travel

An Air Asia passenger caused panic on a flight Saturday when he unexpectedly bolted for the emergency exit. After being delayed an hour, the passen...

Not Only Cheap Electronics: The Chinese Are Manufacturing High Net-Worth Individuals

April Rudin | Posted 06.03.2012 | Business
April Rudin

Hong Kong and China, in general, have established themselves as global manufacturing capitals by inexpensively producing a variety of electronics, clo...

Women's Sexuality and Men's Fear

BJ Gallagher | Posted 04.23.2012 | Women
BJ Gallagher

Years ago, Mother Teresa was invited to attend an anti-war rally. She declined, reportedly saying something to the effect that: "Anti-war protestors a...

PHOTOS: The World's 11 Coolest Train Stations

BootsnAll | Posted 04.23.2012 | Travel
BootsnAll

No matter how many improvements are made to transportation methods, there's something undeniably appealing about old-school train travel.

Malaysian Gay Activists Challenge 'Sexual Independence' Festival Ban

AP | By SEAN YOONG | Posted 01.10.2012 | Gay Voices

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Activists launched a rare legal case Tuesday aimed at fostering gay rights in Malaysia by challenging a police ban on an ant...

Malaysia Seizes Hundreds Of Elephant Tusks, Steps Up Ivory Inspections

AP | Posted 12.13.2011 | Green

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Malaysian authorities have seized hundreds of African elephant tusks worth 4 million ringgit ($1.3 million) that were being ...

Sail Away On The Sun Princess Cruise Ship

The Huffington Post | Sandy Mitchell | Posted 12.21.2011 | Travel

The Sun Princess is a popular floating resort. The waters are crowded with sea-worthy vessels, so to make planning easier, we've done all the prep wor...

Don't Fall For This Travel Scam!

Amy Chavez | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel
Amy Chavez

There once was a millionaire from Brunei...

Somali Pirates Face Death Penalty In Malaysia

AP | JULIA ZAPPEI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysian prosecutors filed charges carrying the death penalty Friday against seven suspected Somali pirates accused of...

Malaysia Valentine's Day Crackdown Targets 'Immoral' Acts Like Casual Sex

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Malaysian lovebirds, take note: as part of nationwide campaign to encourage a sin-free lifestyle, the government is planning a crackdown on "immoral a...

PHOTOS: Painful Hindi Festival Kicks Off

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Thousands of Hindus in both Malaysia and Singapore subjected themselves to painful rituals such as piercing themselves with hooks, skewers and small l...