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Taking a look at the new King of Malaysia as he is sworn in

Following the abdication of Muhammad V, and a meeting of the Conference of Rulers on 24th January, it has been announced that the new King or Supreme Head of the Confederation of Malaysia will be Sultan Abdullah of Pahang. He will take office as the Yang di-Pertuan Agong (meaning he who is made Lord) today, on the 31st January and will be the 16th holder of the office since Malaysia gained…
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Crown Prince of Dubai attends WEF and talks UAE partnership

The Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, attended the World Economic Forum (WEF) this week in Davos, Switzerland, to talk about the WEF’s partnership with the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The theme for the 2019 WEF is “Globalisation 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.” Sheikh Hamdan, commonly just referred to as Fazza…
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New Malaysian king elected

A new king has been elected in Malaysia after the shocking abdication of King Sultan Muhammad V, 49, who resigned earlier this month, after only two years on the throne. This was the first time a Malaysian monarch abdicated instead of completing his five year tenure on the…
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King of Morocco pardons 783 prisoners

The Ministry of Justice in Rabat has announced that King Mohammed VI has graciously pardoned 783 prisoners as part of the celebrations for the 75th Anniversary of the Manifesto of Independence. This is in accordance with the practice where pardons are given as part of the…
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Three arrested in Malaysia for insulting former King

The Inspector-General of the Royal Malasia Police announced that three people have been arrested for insulting the former Malaysian king Sultan Muhammad V. The individuals arrested under the Sedition act were Eric Liew Chee Ling aged 46; 27-year-old Azham Akhtar Abdullah and 26-year-old Nur Alia Astaman. Earlier in the week, Sultan Muhammad V abdicated from the throne, a first in Malaysian…
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King Muhammad of Malaysia abdicates

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