Media members sit against the panoramic view of Kuala Lumpur from a skybox during a media preview at Kuala Lumpur Tower in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, today. Skybox, 421 metres above ground level will be the latest tourists attraction at Kuala Lumpur Tower, the 7th tallest freestanding tower in the world.
A security guard patrols at a construction site in front of Petronas Twin Towers, center, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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A child plays beneath lanterns at a temple decorated to celebrate the Chinese New Year in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
A tourist walks under traditional Chinese lanterns decorated for Lunar New Year celebrations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Protesters from Hizbut Tahrir Malaysia Islamic group protest in front of the US embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Hizbut Tahrir labelled Obama as an ‘enemy’ of Islam
Lorries cross a bridge shrouded in haze in Klang, Malaysia, on Wednesday. The thick so-called “haze,” caused by slash-and-burn clearances on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo, has pushed air quality to unhealthy levels in Malaysia and neighboring Singapore.
Malaysian youths cool off in a river as schools remain closed due to hazy conditions in Hulu Langat on Tuesday
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A BASE jumper leaps from the 300-metre high Kuala Lumpur Tower during the International Tower Jump in which more than 100 people take part, on a hazy day in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Slash-and-burn agriculture in neighbouring Indonesia has blanketed Malaysia and Singapore in a choking haze for weeks.
Pro-government ‘red shirt’ protestors stage a pro-government rally in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Wednesday. Thousands of ethnic Malays in red shirts held a rally Wednesday to uphold Malay dominance and support Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s government
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.
A model wears a creation from the Aini Bakker collection as she walks the catwalk during the Islamic Fashion Festival in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday. The Islamic Fashion Festival seeks to raise awareness for Islamic expression, creativity, and culture
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Vietnam’s Tran Tuan Quynh in action during the Malaysia v Vietnam Men’s Singles match in Singapore
Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Malaysia’s home affairs minister, takes a selfie alongside Hishamuddin Tun Hussein, defence minister, and Ahmad Shabery Cheek, communications and multimedia minister, as they attend the opening ceremony of Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean) leaders at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Malaysia
The People’s Liberation Army’s Air Force Air Demonstration Team, China’s best-known aerobatic team, performs at Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition in Langkawi, Malaysia, on Thursday
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.
Malaysian boys wait their turn during a mass-circumcision ceremony at the Tuanku Mizan Army hospital in Kuala Lumpur on Friday. 112 children participated in the event organised by the Ministry of Defence for children of defence personnel
A worker inspects stocks of watermelons at a wholesale market in Selayang, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Wednesday
A Malaysian girl walks near a painting of the country’s first Prime Minister from independence in 1957, Tunku Abdul Rahman in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia will marks its 57th National Day to commemorate the independence of the Federation of Malaya from British rule on August 31.
The remains of an MH17 Malaysia Airlines victim are carried during a repatriation ceremony at Kuala Lumpur International airport in Sepang, Malaysia
A pro-Russian separatist shows members of the media a black box belonging to Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, before its handover to Malaysian representatives, in Donetsk, Ukraine.