Najib’s 2016 is looking up

Saudi Arabia has plenty of money to invest at home and abroad. Source: Flickr Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been handed a welcome end...

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...

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...

Anwar set for Malaysia cabinet return

Jailed former deputy prime minister Anwar Ibrahim (pictured) is well-placed to win the Port Dickson parliamentary by-election on Saturday against six contenders, and mark...

Penang chief mulls snap election

Lim Guan Eng. Source: Wikimedia An opposition-controlled Malaysian state is considering early elections as a corruption scandal hits its chief minister in a move that might...

Malaysia unveils ‘fake news’ bill 

Malaysia is threatening 10-year prison sentences for publishing “fake news” in legislation that critics fear will be used to crack down on dissent ahead...

Mahathir reviving economy: minister 

Economic relations between Malaysia and Singapore are still “good”, according to Malaysian International Trade and Industry Minister Darell Leiking.  He said issues over the 1962...

Duterte to talk trade in Myanmar 

President Rodrigo Duterte with the 8th Infantry during his visit at Camp Vicente Lukban in Catbalogan last year. The Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte received a...

Najib to expose all-male boards 

Malaysia says it will expose companies with no women on their boards next year, warning that the employers risk losing government contracts. Prime Minister Najib...

Umno chiefs welcome olive branch to opposition

Umno President Najib Razak’s willingness to work with his PAS opponents is being seen as an important move towards national unity. Education Minister Mahdzir Khalid...

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Indonesia sends back US trash 

Indonesia has followed the Philippines and Malaysia and returned five sea containers of trash to the United States, saying it will not become a...

China admits sinking Philippine fishing boat 

China has confirmed that a Chinese trawler “bumped into” a Philippine fishing boat in the South China Sea but denied claims the incident was...

Meth trade extends its web 

Intrepid visitors to Yangon should not miss the military’s bizarre Drug Elimination Museum.  Its gory mannequins depict the dangers of drug abuse and the military’s...