Tag Archive for Malaysia

Missing flight 370 sparks mystery mongering (Several Updates)

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As each hour goes by with no sign of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 strange ideas evolve about what happened to it. Mystery and conspiracy sites are abuzz with imaginative explanations including UFO abduction. It’s been days since the passenger flight from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to Beijing, China, disappeared (8 March 2014) with 227…

Not Bigfoot prints in Malaysia

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Footprints on property caused a man to panic and think it was Malaysia’s Bigfoot. Giant footprints are not that of Bigfoot, says Wildlife Department – Nation | The Star Online. The Department of Wildlife and National Parks (PERHILITAN) has poured cold water on bizarre claims by villagers that they found footprints belonging to a Bigfoot…

“Bigfoot” trackway publicized in Malaysia

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Large footprints found in Malaysia village scares the locals. Village in panic over bigfoot prints – Nation | The Star Online. ABOUT 200 Bigfoot-like footprints have been discovered near Kampung Kepis Baru, Kuala Pilah, causing panic among villagers, reported Harian Metro. Adnan Pungut, 48, claimed he discovered the footprints when he was clearing rubbish and…

Spirit channeling via genital mutilation

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Sometimes truth is just too bizarre. Man Severs Father’s Genitals, Then Cuts Off Own Penis In Malaysia. In a savage attack in Malaysia, a man cut off his father’s genitals, before severing his own, local news outlets report. Police believe the 40-year-old man was “influenced by a false religious belief he picked up from the…

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Palawan Stink Badger  (Mydaus marchei) highly resembles the carcass

Here is a strange story from Serawak in East Malaysia: Villagers mystified by strange animal An Indonesian plantation worker and a 75-year-old farmer got the shock of their lives when they were attacked by an unknown animal species in two separate occasions earlier this month. The farmer, Aris Kuna of Kampung Paon Gahat, was attacked…

‘Virgin Mary’ image on Malaysian hospital window

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‘Virgin Mary’ draws hundreds of Malaysian Catholics. Hundreds of Catholics have gathered in prayer and worship outside a Malaysian hospital after seeing an image said to resemble the Virgin Mary on one of the windows. Pictures of the image have gone viral among local Christians on Facebook and large crowds have gathered at the Sime…

Malaysia government hospitals may soon offer patients choice with traditional medicine bill

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Malaysians may soon have a choice between modern, traditional or complementary medicine when seeking treatment in government hospitals. Government hospitals may soon offer alternative treatment – Parliament. Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said even though this was not the current standard operating procedure at government hospitals, traditional and complementary medical services could be…

The ‘oily man’ or orang minyak terrorizing Malaysian village [corrected]

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Correction: I goofed! Thank you to commenter for pointing out this was Malaysia, not India! The ‘oily man’ strikes fear. The supernatural phenomenon purportedly terrorising Kampung Laksamana in Gombak has rallied the residents to stand together in defence of the young girls in their community. Around 40 residents all divided into groups of about five…