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Of the Malaysian 2014 New Years

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Fireworks explode near Malaysia’s landmark Petronas Twin Towers during New Year celebrations in Kuala Lumpur January 1, 2014. REUTERS/Samsul Said (MALAYSIA – Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY)

Fireworks explode near the Malaysia’s landmark Petronas Twin Towers during New Year celebrations in Kuala Lumpur January 1, 2014. REUTERS/Samsul Said (MALAYSIA – Tags: SOCIETY)

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    Of the Malaysian Global Landmark Illumination Initiative

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    Fireworks display by team United Arab Emirates (UAE) light up the sky during the Putrajaya International Fireworks Competition outside Kuala Lumpur October 2, 2013. REUTERS/Samsul Said (MALAYSIA – Tags: SOCIETY TRAVEL)

    Malaysia’s landmark Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur are illuminated in pink in recognition of breast cancer awareness month October 19, 2013. The towers, Malaysia’s tallest building, are illuminated in pink for two nights since Friday as part of the Global Landmark Illumination Initiative. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (MALAYSIA – Tags: TRAVEL CITYSCAPE)

    KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – OCTOBER 13: A devotee pours on gasoline as he prepares for the walk of fire ceremony during the climax of The Nine Emperor Gods Festival on October 13, 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Taoists of Malaysia celebrate the beginning of the festival on the eve of the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar. The festival, which is held to invoke and welcome The Nine Emperor Gods, is primarily observed in Southeast Asian countries. (Photo by Rahman Roslan/Getty Images)

    Team France presents fireworks over Malaysia’s landmarks Putrajaya Millenium Monument (L), Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Mosque (C) and Seri Saujana Bridge during the Putrajaya International Fireworks Competition in the administrative capital of Putrajaya outside Kuala Lumpur September 13, 2013. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (MALAYSIA – Tags: CITYSCAPE SOCIETY TRAVEL)

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      Of the Kuala Lumpur Petronas Twin Towers

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      A worker is seen at a construction site, with the Malaysia’s landmark Petronas Twin Towers in the background, in Kuala Lumpur September 11, 2013. Malaysia state energy firm Petronas is in talks with producers, buyers and traders on setting up a new mechanism to price oil produced in the Asia-Pacific to better reflect regional supply and demand, sources familiar with the matter said. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (MALAYSIA – Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION ENERGY)

      Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak salutes as he arrives for the 80th Armed Forces Day celebrations in Kuala Lumpur September 21, 2013. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (MALAYSIA – Tags: POLITICS MILITARY ANNIVERSARY)

      Malaysia’s Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin (background R) waves as he arrives for the 80th Armed Forces Day celebrations in Kuala Lumpur September 21, 2013. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (MALAYSIA – Tags: POLITICS MILITARY ANNIVERSARY)

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        Of the Malaysian Orphaned Pygmy Elephant

        A pygmy elephant calf walks next to its dead mother in Gunung Rara Forest Reserve in the Malaysia’s state of Sabah on Borneo island, in this picture taken January 23, 2013 and released to Reuters January 29, 2013. Ten endangered Borneo pygmy elephants have been found mysteriously dead in Malaysia’s state of Sabah on the Borneo island, as reported by Malaysia’s daily The Star. The elephants were believed to have died of poisoning over the last two weeks as puzzled wildlife officials tried to find the cause of their deaths. The first elephant died on December 29 and more continued to be found dead, with the last death on January 24. REUTERS/Sabah Wildlife Department/Handout (MALAYSIA – Tags: ANIMALS ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

        Malaysia’s wildlife officials inspects the dead pygmy elephant in Gunung Rara Forest Reserve in the Malaysia’s state of Sabah on Borneo island, in this picture taken January 23, 2013 and released to Reuters January 29, 2013. Ten endangered Borneo pygmy elephants have been found mysteriously dead in Malaysia’s state of Sabah on the Borneo island, as reported by Malaysia’s daily The Star. The elephants were believed to have died of poisoning over the last two weeks as puzzled wildlife officials tried to find the cause of their deaths. The first elephant died on December 29 and more continued to be found dead, with the last death on January 24. REUTERS/Sabah Wildlife Department/Handout (MALAYSIA – Tags: ANIMALS ENVIRONMENT)

          Of the Malaysian 2013 New Years

          Fireworks explode over the skyline of Malaysia’s capital of Putrajaya during the New Year celebrations January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (MALAYSIA – Tags: CITYSCAPE SOCIETY)

          Fireworks explode near the Malaysia’s landmark Petronas Twin Towers during New Year celebrations in Kuala Lumpur January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Syamsul Bahri Muhammad (MALAYSIA – Tags: CITYSCAPE SOCIETY TRAVEL)

          Fireworks explode near the Malaysia’s landmark Petronas Twin Towers during New Year celebrations in Kuala Lumpur January 1, 2013. REUTERS/Syamsul Bahri Muhammad (MALAYSIA – Tags: CITYSCAPE SOCIETY TRAVEL)

            Of the Malaysian Spotted Leopard

            A male spotted leopard walks in the Endau-Rompin National Park in Malaysia in this December 2009 handout released April 19, 2010. Researchers managed to capture images of the leopard at the national park in December 2009, the first such camera-trapped documentation of the animal’s existence in the country, Bernama news agency reported on April 17, 2010. REUTERS/Department of Wildlife and National Parks, Panthera and Wildlife Conservation Society/Handout (MALAYSIA – Tags: ANIMALS ENVIRONMENT)

            Heavy rain is seen failing onto a swimming pool at an apartment complex in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Kuala Lumpur’s climate receives an average of 2409 mm (94.8 in) of rainfall per year, or 201 mm (7.9 in) per month. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

            Heavy rain is seen failing onto a swimming pool at an apartment complex in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Kuala Lumpur’s climate receives an average of 2409 mm (94.8 in) of rainfall per year, or 201 mm (7.9 in) per month. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

            Heavy rain is seen failing onto a swimming pool at an apartment complex in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, April 13, 2010. Kuala Lumpur’s climate receives an average of 2409 mm (94.8 in) of rainfall per year, or 201 mm (7.9 in) per month. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

              Of the Sapphire Golden Arowana Dragon Fish

              A Sapphire Golden Arowana, named “Long Zai” or “Little Dragon” in Cantonese, swims in its tank at its owner’s residence in Kajang outside Kuala Lumpur March 5, 2012.The arowana, or most commonly known as “Dragon Fish”, is known for its agile body, sleek shiny scales and the “whiskers” that give it a resemblance to a Chinese dragon. Demand for the fish is so high that some fetch up to $50,000. Picture taken March 5, 2012. To match MALAYSIA-DRAGONFISH/ REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (MALAYSIA – Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY ANIMALS)

              A Sapphire Golden Arowana, named “Long Zai” or “Little Dragon” in Cantonese, swims in its tank at its owner’s residence in Kajang outside Kuala Lumpur March 5, 2012. Known for its agile body, sleek shiny scales and the “whiskers” that give it a resemblance to a Chinese dragon, demand for the fish is so high that some fetch up to $50,000. Picture taken March 5, 2012. To match MALAYSIA-DRAGONFISH/ REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (MALAYSIA – Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY ANIMALS)

                Singapore Airshow 2012

                Jets of the Royal Malaysian Air force MIG 29 team performs a manoeuvre during a media preview of the media preview at the Singapore Airshow in Singapore February 12, 2012. REUTERS/Edgar Su (SINGAPORE – Tags: TRANSPORT MILITARY)

                An F-16C fighter aircraft of the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) performs during an aerial display at the Singapore Airshow in Singapore February 14, 2012. REUTERS/Tim Chong (SINGAPORE – Tags: MILITARY TRANSPORT)

                MiG-29N/NUB ‘Fulcrum’ fighter aircraft of the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) Smokey Bandits aerobatic display team perform during an aerial display at the Singapore Airshow in Singapore February 14, 2012. REUTERS/Tim Chong (SINGAPORE – Tags: TRANSPORT MILITARY)

                  Of the Malaysian Elephant Tusks

                  The Pakistan airline plane that was forced to make an emergency landing because of a bomb threat is seen parked at Kuala Lumpur International airport in Sepang, Malaysia, early Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011. Two flights operated by Pakistan’s state-owned airline received bomb threats Wednesday and one of the planes landed in Malaysia, where the airport authority said the 164 passengers and 13 crew were being screened and the plane was isolated while being searched by police. Another Pakistan airline plane landed in Turkey. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (MALAYSIA – Tags: CRIME LAW TRANSPORT)

                  A Pakistan International Airlines plane is being towed on the tarmac at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, outside Kuala Lumpur September 8, 2011. A Pakistan International Airlines passenger plane en route to Britain from Pakistan made an emergency landing in Istanbul on Wednesday, and a second PIA plane was grounded in Kuala Lumpur after the airline received anonymous bomb threats. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (MALAYSIA – Tags: CRIME LAW TRANSPORT)

                  In this photo taken on Monday, Sept. 5, 2011, Malaysian customs officers inspect elephant tusks which had been seized on Sept. 2, in Port Klang, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Malaysian authorities have confiscated some 695 African elephant tusks worth about 3 million ringgit ($1 million) destined for China, the third seizure of illegal ivory since July. (AP Photo)

                  Malaysia’s customs officials display the newly-seized elephant tusks in Port Klang outside Kuala Lumpur September 5, 2011. Two containers containing 695 elephant tusks worth 3 million ringgit (US $1 million) were seized by Malaysia’s customs department on Friday, as reported by Malaysia’s daily The Star quoting the customs assistant director-general. Picture taken September 5, 2011. REUTERS/Royal Malaysian Customs Department/Handout (MALAYSIA – Tags: ENVIRONMENT CRIME LAW BUSINESS)

                  Malaysia’s customs officials display newly-seized elephant tusks in Port Klang outside Kuala Lumpur September 5, 2011. Two containers containing 695 elephant tusks worth 3 million ringgit (US $1 million) were seized by Malaysia’s customs department on Friday, as reported by Malaysia’s daily The Star quoting the customs assistant director-general. Picture taken September 5, 2011. REUTERS/Royal Malaysian Customs Department/Handout (MALAYSIA – Tags: ENVIRONMENT CRIME LAW BUSINESS)

                  A Pakistan International Airlines plane is parked on the tarmac at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, outside Kuala Lumpur September 8, 2011. A Pakistan International Airlines passenger plane en route to Britain from Pakistan made an emergency landing in Istanbul on Wednesday, and a second PIA plane was grounded in Kuala Lumpur after the airline received anonymous bomb threats. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (MALAYSIA – Tags: TRANSPORT CRIME LAW)

                    Malaysia Red White Towers

                    A combination picture shows before and after of the Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur Tower (L) illuminated white and red in a sign of support for the quake and tsunami-hit Japan, after sunset of April 4, 2011. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (MALAYSIA – Tags: CITYSCAPE DISASTER)

                    Standing next to Malaysia’s landmarks Petronas Twin Towers, the Kuala Lumpur Tower (L) is illuminated white and red in a sign of support for the quake and tsunami-hit Japan in Kuala Lumpur April 4, 2011. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (MALAYSIA – Tags: CITYSCAPE DISASTER)

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