Asean set to unveil vision for future

Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The blueprint for Asean's future will top the agenda for the 27th regional summit in November 21 in Kuala Lumpur. The 2025 blueprint...

Johor mourns young prince

Mahmoodiah Royal Mausoleum. Source: Wikimedia Johor prince Tunku Abdul Jalil was laid to rest at the Mahmoodiah Royal Mausoleum in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, after...

Shell sells Malaysian arm to Chinese firm

A Shell petrol station in Sabah, Malaysia. Source: Wikimedia Royal Dutch Shell said it had agreed to sell its shares in Shell Refining Company in...

KL rail tender due this week

Jurong East in Singapore. Source: Wikimedia The tender for the high-speed rail (HSR) scheme connecting Kuala Lumpur and Singapore is expected to be called within...

Trump win hits Asean markets

Malaysia is celebrating strong economic growth. Source: Pixabay Donald Trump's electoral victory in the US reverberated around Asean's markets with the Malaysian and Indonesian central...

Mahathir condemns ‘thief’ Najib  

Thousands of peaceful but unregistered protesters have demanded action against Prime Minister Najib Razak over the mismanagement of billions of dollars in the 1Malaysia...

Palm oil trade war looms 

As the more environmentally progressive elements of the European Union discuss ways to cut imports of palm oil, Malaysia and Indonesia are becoming increasingly...

Malaysia condemns team’s performance

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says he is not satisfied with the performance of his ministers, some of whom were delaying decisions until they...

Islamism set to dominate summit

The Petronas Towers. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. US President Barack Obama said Islamist militancy and the South China Sea disputes would dominate Kuala Lumpur’s summits this weekend. After...

Mahathir: immaturing with age

Former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad. Source: Flickr Malaysia's turbulent political scene took a peculiar twist last week, even by the federation's standards, when the former...

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