Follow Us:
Tuesday, August 09, 2022



India bids to sell fighter jets to Malaysia, says six other countries interested

August 05, 2022 9:45 pm

The Indian government last year gave a $6 billion contract to state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd for 83 of the locally produced Tejas jets for delivery starting around 2023 - four decades after it was first approved in 1983.

Explained: Why a late Sultan's heirs want Malaysia to pay $15bn over a colonial-era land dispute

July 19, 2022 2:48 pm

Malaysia's state oil and gas producer, Petronas, is being told to pay around $15 billion for settling a colonial-era land dispute of a former kingdom spread across Malaysia and the Philippines. What is the case, and how has the government responded?

India's Tejas aircraft emerges as Malaysia's top choice for its new fighter jet programme

July 03, 2022 5:47 pm

As part of the package, India has offered to set up an MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) facility in Malaysia for its Russian-origin Su-30 fighter fleet as it is facing difficulties in procuring spares for the aircraft from Russia in view of western sanctions against Moscow.

Garuda Aerospace to set up drone factory in Malaysia

June 26, 2022 7:15 am

Agnishwar Jayaprakash, founder and CEO of Garuda Aerospace, says that the true potential of drone technology is yet to be tapped

Malaysia's Petronas launches clean energy firm to lead carbon-free push

June 16, 2022 4:50 pm

The first of the clean hydrogen projects, which is being developed in Malaysia and other markets, is due to come onstream in 2025.

Explained: Cases where death penalty is 'mandatory', and what is about to change in Malaysia

June 14, 2022 10:53 pm

In Malaysia, terrorist acts, murder, and rape resulting in death carry the mandatory death penalty.

Iraq, Libya, Malaysia join over a dozen Muslim countries in condemning controversial remarks against Prophet

June 08, 2022 7:34 am

The Indian embassies in Qatar and Kuwait in their statements had referred to comments as "being made by fringe elements."

Ex-Malaysia PM: US-led trade group intended to isolate China

May 28, 2022 6:31 pm

US President Joe Biden launched the 13-nation Indo-Pacific Economic Framework during a visit to Japan earlier this week. He said it will help the United States work more closely with Asian countries in areas including supply chains, digital trade, clean energy and anticorruption.

Singapore executes specially-abled Indian-origin Malaysian drug trafficker

April 27, 2022 2:05 pm

Dharmalingam, 34, was arrested in 2009 for trafficking 42.72 grams of heroin into Singapore, which has some of the world's toughest drugs laws, and was handed a death sentence the following year.

'All superficial aspects are temporary': Miss World Malaysia 2021 Lavanya Sivaji shares learnings for pageant aspirants

March 29, 2022 2:05 pm

"Don't be a sour grape. There is always going to be only one winner and your attitude towards them after they win is what truly defines you as a person," said Sivaji, who is also a medical doctor


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.