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King and Queen of Malaysia receive Earl of Wessex

The Earl of Wessex is visiting Malaysia this week and was greeted by Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, the monarch of Malaysia, and his wife, Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah. Edward, who is visiting Malaysia and Australia as part of a visit to promote the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, of which he is…
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International royals

Former King of Malaysia dies at 88

It has been announced by Pahang Chief Minister Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail that the former King of Malaysia, Sultan Ahmad Shah Al-Musta’in Billah died on Wednesday morning in the National Heart Institute in Kuala Lumpur at 8.50 am. He was 88-years-old. The Chief Minister said…
International royals

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…
International royals

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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