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Malaysia urged to allow Rohingya refugee boats to land

April 18, 2020 7:23 pm

Human Rights Watch, a New York-based rights group said the pandemic should not be an excuse for a blanket policy of turning away boats in distress.

AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines merger an option as COVID-19 hits industry: Minister

April 17, 2020 5:32 pm

Mohamed Azmin Ali, Malaysia's Minister of International Trade and Industry and the government's designated second-in-command, said deliberations would soon take place on various options to help out the country's airline industry.

8 Malaysians who were at Tabligh meet detained at Delhi airport

April 06, 2020 6:44 am

The eight Malaysians were intercepted by immigration authorities following a Delhi Police request to open a Look Out Circular against an estimated 200 people. The eight have since been detained by the Delhi Police Crime Branch.

Malaysia's Muhyiddin sworn in as PM amid crisis, Mahathir fights on

March 01, 2020 9:14 am

The swearing-in capped a week of turmoil that began with Mahathir's resignation in an apparent bid to consolidate power, but ended with him sidelined and complaining of betrayal after decades dominating Malaysian politics.

Malaysia's Mahathir seeks urgent parliament session on PM

March 01, 2020 8:53 am

Calling for the urgent parliament session, Mahathir said all 114 members of parliament who he says currently support him would do so again if it came to a vote.

Final Coronavirus report awaited: Man dies 2 days after arriving from Malaysia

March 01, 2020 7:53 am

The man had arrived in Kochi on February 27 with fever and pneumonia and was immediately shifted to the isolation ward at the medical college.

Mahathir in driver’s seat again to pick new Malaysia leader

February 25, 2020 4:49 pm

While the outcome of the power struggle is unclear, the events mark another twist in the decades-long rivalry between Mahathir and Anwar Ibrahim. The distrust between them dates back to the 1990s, when Anwar was ousted from Mahathir’s cabinet and arrested for sodomy.

Explained: As Mahathir Mohamad resigns, what next in Malaysia

February 25, 2020 1:28 pm

The political intrigue could bring fresh tumult to Malaysia, and deter investors looking for stability at a time when the global coronavirus epidemic and trade wars are hurting growth.

Malaysia's PM Mahathir Mohamad resigns amid talk of forming new governing council

February 24, 2020 2:16 pm

The fate of Malaysia's ruling coalition had been in doubt after weekend talks between some of its members and opposition groups on forming a new government that would exclude Mahathir's anointed successor Anwar Ibrahim.

Malaysian leaders suspected MH370 disappearance was 'murder-suicide by pilot': Abbott

February 19, 2020 5:13 pm

MH370 missing: "I'm not going to say who said what to whom, but let me reiterate, I want to be absolutely crystal clear, it was understood at the highest levels that this was almost certainly murder-suicide by the pilot."


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.