Malaysia cracks down on Isis suspects

Malaysia’s security services have been on standby since the Asean conferences at the end of last year. Source: Wikimedia Malaysia’s police have detained 15...

Mahathir sues PM Najib over ‘abuse of power’

Kuala Lumpur saw large anti-government protests last year. Source: Wikimedia Ex-Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has filed a lawsuit against former ally, the current premier...

Chinese plan US$2bn Malaysia HQ

Chinese CRH2C trains at Shanghai Hongqiao station. Source: Wikimedia China Railway Group wants to spend US$2 billion building a regional headquarters in Malaysia as a...

Malaysia frees journalists as it seeks Australian support over China 

Kuching waterfront, Borneo. Source: Flickr The Australian journalists detained in Malaysia after trying to question Prime Minister Najib Razak have flown to Singapore after the...

Malaysia frees journalists as it seeks Australian support over China 

Kuching waterfront, Borneo. Source: Flickr The Australian journalists detained in Malaysia after trying to question Prime Minister Najib Razak have flown to Singapore after the...

Petronas board sacks Mahathir

Petronas and Mahathir Mohamad have parted company. Source: Pixabay Malaysia’s former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has been removed from his advisory position at state oil...

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...

Mahathir quits UMNO, again

Mahathir Mohamad has been ridiculed for quitting Malaysia’s ruling party UMNO for the second time and joining forces with his long-time political opponents who he...

Najib’s Jeddah speech a sign of closer Saudi-Malaysian ties

The Malaysian Prime Minister’s headline appearance at this year’s Jeddah Economic Conference is a sign of Najib Razak and Malaysia’s growing international clout. The leader...

Rare Malaysia species for sale online

The Malaysian loris is the new pet of choice. Source: Flickr Poachers and smugglers are using social media to trade in rare and protected animals in Malaysia, wildlife conservationists warn. Many endangered creatures,...

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