The Malaysian state of Sabah is home to Danum Valley, one of the largest protected tropical rainforests left in Malaysia. Chris Hails is a conservationist with the WWF - World Wildlife Federation sent us a postcard.
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.
The pollution situation much of China has gotten incredibly serious — with some experts comparing it to a nuclear winter. Meanwhile the situation for gay people in Uganda is also dire, after a local tabloid printed the names of 200 "prominent homosexuals." That and more in today's Global Scan.
Yuna Zarai didn't make it too far on Malaysia's version of American Idol, but that drove her to work harder on her music. Now she's becoming a star, but is usually labeled the "singer in hijab" — something she wants to simply make normal.