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.
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
December 23, 2020 2:48 pm
Thousands of people attended a wedding reception of a former minister's son in Putrajaya without stepping out of their vehicles, to comply with health protocols.
December 19, 2020 4:11 pm
Pragas Krissam, the Malaysian Indian, was among three men sentenced to death by the High Court last year for their involvement in a transaction of 19.42 gram of heroin in 2017, The Straits Times reported on Friday.
November 11, 2020 2:56 pm
Undeterred by the woes for being unemployed, the former pilot hopes his experience can inspire others affected by the pandemic to try new ways to make a living.
November 01, 2020 7:33 am
After decades in the background of Malaysia’s national politics, the monarchy has moved to center stage to fill a power vacuum this year.
October 27, 2020 3:07 pm
Eight months after taking office, Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin is being challenged by opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, who says he has majority support to form a new government with defections from Muhyiddin's ruling coalition.
October 25, 2020 8:39 pm
Muhyiddin met with the monarch on Friday to seek royal assent. Earlier Sunday, the king held a meeting with other royal households to discuss the prime minister's proposal.
October 25, 2020 12:44 pm
Muhyiddin has been in a precarious position since he took office in March with a two-seat majority. Uncertainties deepened after opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said last month that he had the parliamentary majority to form a new government.
October 24, 2020 3:04 pm
Opposition politicians say there is no valid reason for the government to impose an emergency and that it was meant to avoid a showdown in parliament over the support Prime Minister Muhyiddin commands.
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.
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.
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.
MGR’s 104th birth anniversary: Rare photos of the beloved actor-politician