Malaysia on war footing for Asean summit

Barack Obama will be addressing the Asean summit.Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Around 4,000 police officers will provide security for the 27th Asean summit in Malaysia this...

Malaysia vape crackdown sparks confusion

Vapes are becoming a major Malaysian export Malaysia's crackdown on its booming vape trade has caused alarm from Chinese manufacturers who export to the Southeast...

Sabah, Sarawak promised bright future

Sabah and Sarawak will prosper under the Pakatan Harapan federal and state governments, promised Malaysian finance minister Lim Guan Eng as the prime minister...

Warrant issued for 1MDB suspect

Scandal-ridden Malaysian financier Jho Taek Low has instructed his lawyers to contact the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (Macc), which is seeking his input into the...

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...

Malaysia vape crackdown sparks confusion

Vapes are becoming a major Malaysian export Malaysia's crackdown on its booming vape trade has caused alarm from Chinese manufacturers who export to the Southeast...

Ringgit sinks amid uncertainty

While Malaysians celebrated the results of the 14th general election, analysts said the near-term economic outlook could be troubled as investors were cautious about...

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...

Myanmar mining Rakhine border: sources

Myanmar has been accused by government sources in Dhaka of laying landmines along its Rakhine State border with Bangladesh. It was claimed the purpose may...

1MDB probe targets China deals

An MP employed as a senior investigator at Malaysia’s Ministry of Finance is claiming that money laundering for 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) was a...

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