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MALAYSIA NEWS

Malaysian man arrives at vaccination centre dressed up as dinosaur, photo goes viral

July 15, 2021 10:35 am

Kenny Sia, a fitness expert, said he wanted to brighten up the mood of frontline workers who have been vaccinating hundreds of people daily.

Key party in Malaysia alliance withdraws support for PM Muhyiddin

July 08, 2021 11:22 am

The decision by the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) to pull support came just hours after Muhyiddin appointed a senior member of the party as deputy prime minister, seen as a bid to ease months of infighting.

Explained: The white flag campaign in Malaysia, triggered by Covid-19 distress

July 07, 2021 7:23 am

Apart from the white flag campaign, Malaysia is also witnessing a black flag movement and a red flag movement.

Malaysia to summon Chinese envoy over jets intrusion

June 02, 2021 11:22 am

Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said late Tuesday that he will summon the Chinese ambassador to explain "this breach of the Malaysian airspace and sovereignty."

Malaysia declares nationwide lockdown as COVID-19 cases spike

May 11, 2021 7:46 am

The lockdown measures in Malaysia will continue until June 7

North Korea cuts diplomatic ties with Malaysia over US extradition

March 19, 2021 9:56 am

Earlier this month, Malaysia's top court rejected an assertion by the North Korean man that the US charge was politically motivated and ruled that he can be extradited to the United States.

Explained: What a Malaysia court's latest ruling on usage of 'Allah' by non-Muslims means

March 14, 2021 8:09 am

In 2007, Malaysia’s Home Ministry sent a warning to the weekly Catholic newspaper called The Herald, saying that its permit to publish will be revoked unless it stopped using the word “Allah” for God in its Malay-language edition.

Malaysia court allows rights groups to challenge Myanmar deportations

March 09, 2021 11:41 am

The Malaysian government used three Myanmar navy ships last month to deport 1,086 people it claimed were illegal immigrants. The move came just hours after an interim court order banning the group's removal, pending a legal bid by Amnesty International and Asylum Access to halt the plan.

Malaysia's king declares state of emergency to curb spread of COVID-19

January 12, 2021 11:05 am

An emergency would give the prime minister and his cabinet extraordinary powers, including allowing the government to introduce laws without the approval of parliament. The King of Malaysia is currently facing a leadership challenge.

Malaysia launches 10-year tourism plan after $25 bln loss in 2020

December 23, 2020 2:38 pm

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said the policy would be focused on strengthening competitiveness, encouraging sustainable and inclusive tourism, as well as planning for future disasters

MALAYSIA PHOTOS

Malaysia's former leader Najib in the dock as graft trial begins

April 03, 2019 10:35 pm

The international scandal has been roiling the South East Asian country in recent years, and led to former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s poll demise in 2018, ending his 10-year rule.

Inside pictures of human trafficking camp in Malaysia

May 28, 2015 4:34 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.

Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit together in Malaysia

February 16, 2014 12:35 pm

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is in Malaysia for his concert Temptation Reloaded along with the dancing queen Madhuri Dixit.