Malaysia

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Global Politics

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz asked you to name Malaysia's two capitals. One is the country's biggest city, Kuala Lumpur. The other is Malaysia's administrative center, Putrajaya.

Global hit Borneo

Reporter Michael Switow tells us how young Malaysian singers on the island of Borneo are reviving musical traditions that were on the verge of dying out. Borneo is the island shared by Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei.

Global Politics

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz asked you to name Malaysia's two capitals. One is the country's biggest city, Kuala Lumpur. The other is Malaysia's administrative center, Putrajaya.

Global hit Borneo

Reporter Michael Switow tells us how young Malaysian singers on the island of Borneo are reviving musical traditions that were on the verge of dying out. Borneo is the island shared by Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei.