Most Shared Stories Tagged: Malaysia

Global Politics

An 'Allah' ban in Malaysia

A Malaysian court will decide tomorrow whether a Catholic newspaper can challenge a government ban on non-Muslims using the term ?allah? in their publications to refer to God. Jennifer Pak has the story from Kuala Lumpur.

Global Politics

Churches attacked in Malaysia

Jeb Sharp speaks with the BBC's Jennifer Pak about a spate of attacks on Christian churches in Malaysia. They follow a controversy over the use of the word ?Allah? by some Malaysians when referring to the God of Christianity.

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 Politics

Geo answer

The answer to our Geo Quiz today is Malaysia. Government censors recently revised their rules regarding what subjects cannot be depicted in films. One movie maker is testing the new limits with a gay-themed film. Jennifer Pak reports.

Conflict & Justice

World Cup gambling crackdown

More than 5,000 people have been taken into custody in a crackdown on illegal World Cup gambling. Police raided hundreds of betting dens across Asia. Anchor Marco Werman gets the story from The World's Mary Kay Magistad in Beijing.