Ali Hakim performs in the main train station under Kuala Lumpur's most famous landmark, the Petronas Twin Towers. Malaysia's Tourism Ministry now provides support for buskers. Elise Hu/NPR hide caption

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Malaysia Gives Buskers A Stage Of Their Own

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak waves the Malaysian flag during National Day celebrations on Aug. 31. He has faced widespread criticism and protests over allegations that huge sums disappeared from a government-owned investment fund. Joshua Paul/AP hide caption

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Malaysian Leader Faces Corruption Scandal As He Prepares To Meet Obama

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Supporters of pro-democracy group "Bersih" (Clean) pass a taxi decorated with Malaysian flags as they march toward Dataran Merdeka in Malaysia's capital city of Kuala Lumpur, on Saturday. The group is protesting alleged corruption at the top levels of government. Edgar Su/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Malaysia, Cuba Taken Off U.S. Human Trafficking Blacklist

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Migrants as their boat is towed away by a Thai navy vessel, in waters near Koh Lipe island, on Saturday. Thousands of Rohingya and Bangladeshis have been turned away by Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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About 30 people believed to be relatives of Chinese passengers of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 that went missing a year ago, protest near the Malaysian Embassy in Beijing on Sunday. Kyodo/Landov hide caption

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Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim arrives at court house in Putrajaya, Malaysia, on Tuesday. Malaysia's top court upheld Anwar's sodomy conviction in a case widely seen as politically motivated. AP hide caption

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