malaysia

December 1, 2018
December 1, 2018

Kuala Lumpur International Airport is now a 'silent' airport

The Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) will be reducing the number of public announcements it will make at its terminals, in its efforts to join the global "silent airport" movement.

September 28, 2018
September 28, 2018

3 more deaths from methanol poisoning in Malaysia

Another three people die from methanol poisoning, bringing the total number of deaths to 40, the Health Ministry reports.

September 18, 2018
September 18, 2018

7, including Bangladeshi, die of suspected alcohol poisoning

Seven men, including a Bangladeshi, die of suspected alcohol poisoning in Malaysia, says Comm Datuk Mazlan Mansor.

May 22, 2018
May 22, 2018

Malaysia fromer PM Najib quizzed by graft agency

Scandal-tainted former Malaysian leader Najib Razak arrives at the anti-corruption agency for questioning over a massive financial scandal that helped to bring down his long-ruling regime.

May 16, 2018
May 16, 2018

Malaysia’s Anwar Ibrahim freed from jail

Malaysia’s reformist icon Anwar Ibrahim has been freed from custody after receiving a royal pardon, paving the way for a political comeback following his alliance’s stunning election victory.

May 15, 2018
May 15, 2018

Mahathir to stay up to 2yrs as Malaysia leader

Malaysia's 92-year-old new leader Mahathir Mohamad says he expects to stay as prime minister for up to two years and vows not to cut any deals to keep his predecessor out of jail for alleged corruption.

May 13, 2018
May 13, 2018

Malaysia appoints first finance minister from Chinese origin

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad appoints Lim Guan Eng as finance minister, the first Chinese to helm the ministry in 44 years.

May 10, 2018
May 10, 2018

Mahathir to be sworn tonight

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is expected to be officially sworn in as Malaysia's seventh prime minister at 9:30pm.

May 10, 2018
May 10, 2018

Malaysia's Mahathir meets with king after stunning election win

Malaysian ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad, 92, met with the king as he seeks permission to swiftly form a government and quell concerns around the succession after a stunning win over the coalition that has ruled for six decades.

March 24, 2018
March 24, 2018

Migrant workers at risk of exploitation

Around 5.5 lakh undocumented Bangladeshi migrant workers in Malaysia remain vulnerable to exploitation and are unable to seek justice when victimised -- a situation akin to human trafficking, rights bodies Tenaganita and CARAM Asia have said.