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Malaysia cabinet to discuss residency of controversial Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik

Zakir Naik has come under fire for his recent comments that Hindus in Malaysia had "100 times more rights" than the Muslim minority in India and that they sometimes believed in the Indian government more than the Malaysian one.

Jammu and Kashmir issue: Malaysia, Saudi cite UNSC resolutions, US calls for restraint

In their measured response, these two countries of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) did not take sides. Earlier, two other OIC countries — UAE and Maldives — backed India, saying that its decision on J&K was an “internal issue”.


Southeast Asia talking trash (literally) with West: Indonesia is latest in line

Faced with a massive trash problem of their own making, Southeast Asia too is pushing back and increasingly rejecting foreign trash imports fearing they could become the next dumping ground.

Malaysian PM Mahathir says Russia being made a scapegoat for downing of MH17

"We are very unhappy, because from the very beginning it was a political issue on how to accuse Russia of the wrongdoing," Mahathir Mohamad told reporters at a government event.

Indonesia becomes latest Southeast Asian country to send back trash to West. All you need to know

By returning the trash containers, Indonesia followed the footsteps of Southeast Asian countries like Malaysia, The Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand. 

Singapore and Malaysia suspend intercity rail project

The suspension marks a delay in yet another project since a new Malaysian government came into power last year pledging to tighten finances and review major deals.


Malaysian teen jumps to death after Instagram poll, sparks call for probe

Under Malaysian law, anyone convicted of abetting the suicide of a minor could face the death penalty or up to 20 years' jail.

Malaysia frees Vietnamese woman accused of poisoning North Korean leader's half-brother

Defence lawyers have maintained the women were pawns in an assassination orchestrated by North Korean agents. The women said they thought they were part of a reality prank show and did not know they were poisoning Kim.

Malaysia to revive second major China-linked project

Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said the Cabinet agreed to reinstate the Bandar Malaysia project, which is expected to cost 140 billion ringgit ($33.8 billion).

Explained: Malaysia's ex PM and the multi-billion dollar 1MDB scandal

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak now faces multiple charges of money laundering, abuse of power, and criminal breach of trust.

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

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

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

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