Asean takes on Suu Kyi over Rohingya 

Thousands of Rohingya are forced to live in squalid camps. Source: Flickr Malaysia's foreign secretary has confronted Myanmar Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi at emergency...

Myanmar to bring jailed migrants home

The plight of Myanmar's Rohingya has attracted attention to the wider issues faces by the nation's migrants. Source: Flickr Nay Pyi Taw has announced that...

Najib backs Islamic law

Masjid Selat Melaka. Najib Razak is accused of pandering to the federation’s Muslim majority. Source: Wikimedia   Malaysia's government is backing moves to establish an Islamic...

Malaysian bonds spring back to life

Malaysia’s bonds are stabilising, firing up a debate on when to invest in Asia’s worst-performing debt. The country’s corporate dollar-denominated notes have returned 1.5 per...

Malaysian IS video threatens revenge

Malaysia’s military and police say they are on their toes. Source: Wikimedia The so-called Southeast Asian wing of Islamic State has threatened to take revenge...

Najib denied chance to flee

Scandal-ridden prime minister, Najib Razak, has been prevented from leaving Malaysia after appearing to attempt to fly to Indonesia. The immigration department said Najib and...

Cambodia, Malaysia sign maid deal 

Cambodia has signed a new agreement to protect its domestic helpers in Malaysia. However, labour rights groups said they had not been consulted about...

KL police vow to bust protest

A Bersih protest last year. Source: Wikimedia Malaysia’s police have pledged to break up ongoing candlelit vigils demanding the release of Bersih movement’s Maria Chin...

Najib deceived MPs: finance chief 

Malaysia's incoming finance minister Lim Guan Eng (pictured) says the previous administration of Najib Razak deceived voters "about certain hot-button issues, especially 1MDB". "It is...

Malaysia U-turns on foreign recruitment

Shiva Temple, Puthia, Rajshahi, Bangladesh. Bangladesh has a rich supply of labour. Source: Flickr Malaysia said it was freezing recruitment of all foreign workers...

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Myanmar faces fresh US sanctions 

The normally polarised US House of Representatives has voted 382-30 in favour of legislation to pressure Myanmar to improve its record on human rights. The...

Najib deceived MPs: finance chief 

Malaysia's incoming finance minister Lim Guan Eng (pictured) says the previous administration of Najib Razak deceived voters "about certain hot-button issues, especially 1MDB". "It is...

Hanoi condemns Chinese bombers 

Chinese bombers which landed in the South China Sea's Paracel Islands “seriously violated” Vietnamese sovereignty, Hanoi’s foreign ministry said.  China said air force bombers such...