Posts Tagged ‘malaysia’

Malaysia are better negotiators

Written By: - Date published: 1:39 pm, July 31st, 2015 - 46 comments

Looks like (ht Danyl Mclauchlan) Malaysia is smarter than us.

International interest in Auckland property market

Written By: - Date published: 7:03 am, April 22nd, 2015 - 46 comments

If the latest ad running in Malaysia and Singapore is anything to go by we can expect more fuel to the Auckland property price flames. “How would you like people in New Zealand, to give you around half their weekly wages?”…

Local Bodies: Woman Experiences Sexual Attack, PM Gets First Apology.

Written By: - Date published: 3:16 pm, July 3rd, 2014 - 42 comments

A young woman was attacked in her own home by a Malaysian diplomat. He attempted to rape her. Despite Malaysia being prepared to have the diplomat tried in New Zealand the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade suggest that Malaysia may use diplomatic immunity and have the man returned home. The relationship with Malaysia was […]

Was John Key telling the truth about the Malaysian Diplomat?

Written By: - Date published: 5:34 pm, July 1st, 2014 - 208 comments

John Key has claimed that New Zealand asked Malaysia to waive diplomatic immunity for the Diplomat charged with breaking and entering and assault with intent to rape.  But news is breaking that Malaysia was willing to waive diplomatic immunity but decided to take up New Zealand’s offer to invoke diplomatic immunity.  So who is right?  And if the offer was made why did John Key say otherwise?

Update: From a McCully email it appears Malaysia thought that refusing to waive immunity would be acceptable to New Zealand.  Details of the “informal communications” need to be released so that we can judge for ourselves what was actually discussed and agreed to.

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