Malaysia ditches law to combat forest fire smog
Malaysia was criticised Tuesday for abandoning plans to introduce legislation that would have punished its firms operating in neighbouring Indonesia if they are found to have caused smog-belching forest fires.
At least 24 Rohingya migrants feared drowned off Malaysia
A Rohingya migrant is feared to be the only survivor from a boat carrying at least two dozen asylum seekers...
Malaysia to ease virus curbs as outbreak slows
Malaysia will allow most businesses to re-open from next week, the prime minister said Friday, easing a lockdown to fight the spread of the coronavirus as the country's outbreak slows.
D-8 Countries move to strengthen synergy against global pandemic
Leadership of the D-8 Organisation for Economic Cooperation, comprising Bangladesh, Egypt, Nigeria, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Pakistan and Turkey, has called for solidarity among member states. The Secretary-General, Amb. Dato’Ku Jafaar Ku Shaari, said yesterday that the organisation
Outrage As Malaysian Government Tells Women Not To Nag Husbands During Lockdown
The government of Malaysia has apologised after a campaign urging women to keep their husbands happy during the coronavirus lockdown sparked outrage on social media. "We apologize if some of the tips we shared were inappropriate and touched on the sensitivities of some parties," the ministry said in a statement Tuesday. In a series of…
Malaysia ex-PM Najib's trial halted over virus scare
Disgraced Malaysian ex-leader Najib Razak's corruption trial was halted Thursday after his defence team were reportedly ordered to self-quarantine over fears about the coronavirus.
Malaysia's new PM says no 'traitor' after turmoil
Malaysia's new prime minister insisted Monday he was no "traitor" after taking power without an election and with support from a scandal-tainted party, following political heavyweight Mahathir Mohamad's shock resignation.
New Malaysia PM sworn in as Mahathir fights on
A staunch Muslim nationalist backed by a scandal-mired party was sworn in as Malaysia's premier Sunday after a reformist government's collapse, but ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad
Malaysia's Mahathir loses PM race, scandal-plagued party returns
Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad lost a power struggle Saturday with a little-known ex-interior minister to be the country's new leader in a shock twist