Disney appeals Malaysia ‘gay’ cut

Josh Gad’s character LeFou is “confused about his sexuality”, says director Bill Condon. Disney has appealed against the Malaysian removal of a "gay moment" in...

Malaysia hunts NK envoy over murder

Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Source: Wikimedia   The Malaysian authorities have named a North Korean diplomat and a state airline official as wanted for questioning over...

N Korea tyrant’s brother slain in KL

Kim Jong Nam (left) and his half-brother North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Source: YouTube The estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...

Protest greets Malaysian aid ship

Myanmar is under increasing international pressure to address the Rohingya crisis. Source: Wikimedia Buddhist protesters greeted a Malaysian ship as it docked in Yangon carrying...

Malaysia tries to cope with Trump

Malaysia is looking to Asean for export markets. Source: Wikimedia   Malaysia hopes to increase trade with the rest of Asean and Asia with the official...

HRW calls Malaysia to tackle child rape 

Malaysia’s courts are being called on to toughen stance on child rape. Source: Flickr Human Rights Watch (HRW) says there are documented cases of men who...

S’pore set to scrap road charge 

The busy Singapore-Johor causeway. Source: Wikimedia Singapore says it will remove its reciprocal road charge (RRC) once Malaysia's road charge is implemented on its other...

Pressure mounts on Suu Kyi over Rohingya

The plight of the Rohingya is attracting increasing attention within Asean. Source: YouTube The British foreign affairs minister, Boris Johnson, is due in Myanmar today...

S’pore banker jailed over 1MDB

The Wolf of Wall Street was partly funded by 1MDB. Source: Vimeo A Singaporean banker has been jailed for 30 months for his role in moving...

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...

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