Thursday, Sep 29, 2022



Lawyer of former Malaysian PM Najib Razak charged with money laundering

September 13, 2018 3:31 pm

Muhammad Shafee is leading a defence team for Najib who faces charges of criminal breach of trust, money laundering and abuse of power at SRC International, a former 1MDB unit. Najib has denied any wrongdoing

Kim Jong-Nam's murder politically motivated, says N Korean envoy, calls for joint probe

February 20, 2017 1:48 pm

The ambassador also denounced South Korea saying its southern neighbour was putting Malaysia under pressure so as to tarnish the relationship between the two countries.

In less than a week, two Hindu temples vandalised in Malaysia

June 10, 2016 5:20 pm

The Sri Dharma Munisverar temple was reported to have been damaged in an incident though the extent of the damage was yet to be ascertained, Deputy Chief Minister Dr P Ramasamy said.

Malaysian artist charged for depicting PM Najib Razak as 'evil clown'

June 06, 2016 4:56 pm

Fahmi Reza, a Malasian cartoonist, faces a possible one-year prison sentence and 50,000 ringgit (USD 12,200) fine.

Malaysia's finance ministry appoints new Board of Directors for 1MDB

May 31, 2016 2:49 pm

As the previous board dissolved following a parliamentary inquiry into the state fund, Malaysian Finance Ministry appointed a new board of directors for scandal-hit 1 Malaysia Development Berhad.

Vietnam War: After decades, remains of 32 Australian soldiers taken back home from Malaysia

May 31, 2016 11:32 am

Decades after, the Australian soldiers who were buried in cemeteries in Malaysia and Singapore after war are being brought back to their homes.

Malaysia to bar foreign travel of citizens for 3 years if they insult govt

May 18, 2016 5:38 pm

Authorities have begun enforcing a law that allows them to bar citizens who discredit or ridicule the government from travelling abroad.

Taiwan fraud suspects deported from Malaysia 'confess': China

May 16, 2016 1:22 pm

The expulsion of the 32 suspects from Malaysia in April came after another group of Taiwanese fraud suspects were sent to China from Kenya, a move described by Taiwan as "abduction".

Four Indonesians kidnapped by pirates, vessels hijacked

April 16, 2016 9:17 am

The ministry says the incident happened early Friday evening.

Only Muslim lawyers in Malaysian Sharia courts

March 24, 2016 7:09 pm

Court of Appeal held that the rules for Sharia lawyers mandating that only Muslims can be admitted as Sharia lawyers did not contravene the Federal Constitution governing equality, liberty and right to form associations.


Inside pictures of human trafficking camp in Malaysia

May 28, 2015 4:25 pm

Authorities say there are 139 suspected graves in the mountainous jungle where northern Malaysia meets southern Thailand, a remote area that trafficking syndicates used as a transit point to hold migrants and refugees. Most were believed to be members of Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority and impoverished migrants from Bangladesh.