Malaysia

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Myanmar gingerly receives Malaysian aid for Rohingya

A Malaysian ship docked in Yangon, Myanmar, yesterday to drop off 2,300 metric tons of humanitarian aid for Muslim Rohingya in northern Rakhine state and Bangladesh. Amid protests, accusations of political expediency and initial resistance from Myanmar and Bangladesh, the Muslim-majority nation is standing by its call to end the Rohingya crisis.

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Kuala Lumpur develops a positive WMD: Women in Malaysia Deliver

The third Women Deliver conference is a gigantic convening that scoops together young people, clinicians, heads of state, donors, and women’s rights activists from all across the world with its giant conference-y arms. The meeting opens Tuesday in Kuala Lumpur and runs for three days. It is organized by a group of the same name, a global maternal health advocacy organization based in New York.