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A Malaysian woman walks past an advertis...A Malaysian woman walks past an advertisement outside a jewellery store at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur on August 25, 2015.  Prices of crude oil and most other commodities rebounded in Asia on August 25 but stayed under pressure following a global sell-off sparked by the faltering economy in China, the world's top user of industrial metals and energy. Gold prices remained steady, boosted by prospects of increased demand due to its status as a safe haven in times of turmoil.    AFP PHOTO / MANAN VATSYAYANAMANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images

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A Malaysian woman walks past an advertisement outside a jewellery store at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur. Prices of crude oil and most other commodities rebounded in Asia on Tuesday but stayed under pressure following a global sell-off sparked by the faltering economy in China, the world’s top user of industrial metals and energy. Gold prices remained steady, boosted by prospects of increased demand due to its status as a safe haven in times of turmoil. 

Hindu devotees climb the steps to Batu Caves temple during Thaipusam in Kuala Lumpur...Hindu devotees climb the steps to Batu Caves temple during Thaipusam in Kuala Lumpur February 3, 2015. Hindu devotees across Malaysia on Tuesday celebrated Thaipusam, a religious celebration dedicated to the Hindu deity Lord Murugan. Piercing various parts of their body with silver skewers, devotees carry often large contraptions known as Kavadi, thereby taking on a physical burden through which the devotees implore for help from Murugan. Devotees also fulfill vows by carrying milk-filled pots up the stairs to the cave temple. REUTERS/Olivia Harris (MALAYSIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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Hindu devotees climb the steps to Batu Caves temple during Thaipusam in Kuala Lumpur. Hindu devotees across Malaysia on Tuesday celebrated Thaipusam, a religious celebration dedicated to the Hindu deity Lord Murugan. 

Workers climb as they prepare to install new high-voltage electric power transmission line on an electric pylon in Kuala Lumpur

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Workers climb an electric pylon in Kuala Lumpur to install a high-voltage electric power transmission line. Currently 16% of electricity generation in Malaysia is hydroelectric, the remaining 84% being thermal.

A worker inspects stocks of watermelons at a wholesale market in Selayang, near Kuala Lumpur on September 3, 2014. Malaysia's economy grew a better-than-expected 6.4 percent in the year's second quarter on the back of higher exports and strong private domestic demand, the central bank said August 15.

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A worker inspects stocks of watermelons at a wholesale market in Selayang, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Wednesday

A Malaysian religious student reads the Koran at school during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan in Hulu Langat, near Kuala Lumpur on June 30, 2014. Islam's holy month of Ramadan is celebrated by Muslims worldwide marked by fasting, abstaining from foods, sex and smoking from dawn to dusk for soul cleansing and strengthening the spiritual bond between them and the Almighty.

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A student reads the Koran at school during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan in Hulu Langat, near Kuala Lumpur

Children play in the pool in front of Malaysia's landmark Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, June 12, 2014.

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Children play in the pool in front of the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Nigel Lamb of Great Britain with Matt Hall of Australia, Yoshihide Muroya of Japan and Kirby Chambliss of the United States fly in formation over the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday, May 15, 2014, ahead of the upcoming third stage of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Putrajaya, Malaysia this weekend.

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Nigel Lamb of the UK with Matt Hall of Australia, Yoshihide Muroya of Japan and Kirby Chambliss of the US fly in formation over the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday, ahead of the upcoming third stage of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Putrajaya, Malaysia.

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A man takes a nap in the departure hall of the Kuala Lumpur International airport, Malaysia

Malaysia's police chief, Inspector General Khalid Abu Bakar, addresses a news conference on the two passengers who had travelled onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 plane on stolen passports in Kuala Lumpur International Airport...Malaysia's police chief, Inspector General Khalid Abu Bakar (C), addresses a news conference on the two passengers who had travelled onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 plane on stolen passports in Kuala Lumpur International Airport March 11, 2014. Malaysia's police chief said on Tuesday that one of the two men holding false passports who boarded the Malaysian airliner that vanished last week was an Iranian national. The identity of the other man was being investigated, Inspector General Khalid Abu Bakar told a news conference.REUTERS/Edgar Su (MALAYSIA - Tags: DISASTER TRANSPORT)

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Malaysia’s police chief, Inspector General Khalid Abu Bakar (centre), addresses a news conference in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday concerning the two passengers who had travelled on board the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 plane on stolen passports. He said that one of the two men who boarded the airliner that vanished last week was an Iranian national. The identity of the other man was still being investigated. 

A girl wearing a hijab waits at the Shah Alam stadium during celebrations of Maulidur Rasul, or the birth of Prophet Muhammad, outside Kuala Lumpur...A girl wearing a hijab waits at the Shah Alam stadium during celebrations of Maulidur Rasul, or the birth of Prophet Muhammad, outside Kuala Lumpur

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Celebrations of Maulidur Rasul, the birth of Prophet Mohammed, take place at Shah Alam stadium outside Kuala Lumpur. 

A school boy walks past a street mural depicting a school bus and students in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur...A school boy walks past a street mural depicting a school bus and students in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur January 2, 2014. Malaysia begins the first day of the new school year of 2014 on January 2. REUTERS/Samsul Said

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A schoolboy walks past a street mural depicting a school bus and students in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia begins the first day of the new school year of 2014. 

To go with Malaysia-politics-economy-rac...To go with Malaysia-politics-economy-race,FOCUS by Dan Martin  A man (C) opens a bus door through within a poster showing the Malaysia ethnic communities with traditional dress in Kuala Lumpur on September 25, 2013. The Malaysian government's new measures to benefit the Malay majority are angering the multi-ethnic nation's other races and raising fears they could accelerate a "brain drain" of talent heading overseas. AFP PHOTO / MOHD RASFANMOHD RASFAN/AFP/Getty Images

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A man opens a bus door within a poster showing the Malaysia ethnic communities with traditional dress in Kuala Lumpur. The Malaysian government’s new measures to benefit the Malay majority are angering the multi-ethnic nation. 

Harley Davidson Enthusiasts Meet In Kuala Lumpur For Annual Parade...KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - SEPTEMBER 16:  Harley Davidson's riders prepare to join the bike parade in the heart of the city on September 16, 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Malaysia hosts Asia Harley Days, a first of its kind event in Southeast Asia to engage with not only its consumers, but also with their fans in the region.  (Photo by Rahman Roslan/Getty Images)

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Harley Davidson’s riders prepare to join the bike parade in the heart of the city on Monday in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Malaysia hosts Asia Harley Days, a first of its kind event in Southeast Asia to engage with not only its consumers, but also with their fans in the region 

Supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi hold his pictures during a demonstration outside the Egyptian embassy in Kuala Lumpur

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Supporters of Egypt’s ousted Islamist President Morsi hold pictures of him during a demonstration outside the Egyptian embassy in Kuala Lumpur.

A teacher helps her student put on a face mask due to the haze in Putrajaya

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A teacher helps her student put on a face mask at a school in Putrajaya, outside Kuala Lumpur, on Wednesday. The Malaysian capital remains shrouded in haze, as the environmental crisis continues after a week of thick hazardous smog covered the country and its neighbour Singapore

A motorist wearing a face mask rides across a bridge covered by light haze in Klang, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, June 25, 2013. Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono apologized Monday to Singapore and Malaysia for record-setting pollution caused by forest fires in his country.

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A motoristcyclist wearing a face mask rides across a bridge covered by light haze in Klang, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Tuesday. Indonesian president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono apologised on Monday to Singapore and Malaysia for record-setting pollution caused by forest fires in his country.