S’pore wants rail compensation 

Singapore will seek compensation for all costs incurred if Malaysia cancels the planned high-speed railway link with Kuala Lumpur, as relations sour under new...

Mahathir axes Chinese rail project

The Malaysian East Coast Rail project, launched by former prime minister Najib Razak in September, has been suspended along with two other China-backed projects...

Najib arrested in 1MDB probe

Najib Razak, the former prime minister of Malaysia, was arrested by anti-corruption officials yesterday (Tuesday), amid the ongoing 1MDB investigation and the missing US$4.5...

Mahathir adopts palm-oil folly

When confronted with a challenge from an external party, human nature often pushes us into defensive mode.  However, criticism should also force us to reflect...

Mahathir expects Najib charges soon 

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says he expects charges against former premier Najib Razak soon over the alleged embezzlement of 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB)...

Mahathir opens S’pore water dispute 

The price Singapore pays for water is "ridiculous" and Malaysia will try to renegotiate the 100-year supply deal, according to the new reforming prime...

Palm-oil price plummets

Malaysian palm-oil futures fell for a fourth straight day this week, hitting a two-year low, as weak sentiment persisted due to concerns about a...

Malaysia reopens 2006 murder probe

Malaysia’s police have confirmed they are reopening the murder probe into Mongolian model Altantuya Shaariibuu. Altantuya's father, Setev Shaariibuu, called for the case to be...

1MDB charges expected in months: PM

Malaysia is hoping to make its first arrest linked to the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) sovereign wealth fund within months and is looking to...

EU palm-oil ban hits Asean 

Since coming to office, Malaysia’s new prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has been impressively active, regardless of the fact that he is the world’s oldest...

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