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Top 5 At 5: What Can Malaysia Do About Myanmar's Civil War?

Lilianne Fan, Director of Geutanyoe Malaysia, and Secretariat of the Malaysian Advisory on Myanmar (MAGM)

24-Jun-24 17:00

Top 5 At 5: What Can Malaysia Do About Myanmar's Civil War?

5. Mini Popek Popek Parlimen is back to cover highlights from the Dewan Rakyat! Today we cover: Langkawi possibly becoming a Muslim-friendly tourist destination, frustrations over the ongoing legal battle involving Sulu claims to Sabah, and accusations against Speaker Tan Sri Johari Abdul for breaking house rules.

4. An 8-year-old Pekingese dog with an untrimmed fur coat, a flippy-floppy tongue, and a right leg with muscular defects has officially been crowned the world's ugliest dog! Kavindran Ganasen, co-founder of Lost Animal Souls Shelter, shares his thoughts.

3. Transport Minister Anthony Loke has warned driving schools to stop giving out 'kopi-o' licenses, threatening to revoke their licenses if caught.

2. The upcoming Sungai Bakap by-election will see a straight fight between 56-year-old logistics executive Abidin Ismail from PAS and 60-year-old former lecturer and public school teacher Joohari Ariffin from PKR. Oh Ei-Sun, Political Scientist and Principal Advisor at the Pacific Research Centre weighs in.

1. Our top story: We discuss whether Malaysia's position as ASEAN chair can help address the Myanmar civil war, which is currently in its fourth year. For this, we speak to Lilianne Fan, Director of Geutanyoe Malaysia and Secretariat of the Malaysian Advisory on Myanmar (MAGM).

Image Credit: yeshaya dinerstein, Shutterstock

Produced by: Juliet Jacobs, Dashran Yohan, Lim Sue Ann, Tee Shiao Eek, Sudais Ferhard

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharaad Kuttan


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