Malaysia’s Najib to headline Jeddah Economic Forum

Malaysian Prime Minister, Najib Razak, will deliver the keynote address at this year’s Jeddah Economic Forum. The Forum, held annually since 1999, has become one...

Malaysia U-turns on foreign recruitment

Shiva Temple, Puthia, Rajshahi, Bangladesh. Bangladesh has a rich supply of labour. Source: Flickr Malaysia said it was freezing recruitment of all foreign workers...

Malaysia U-turns on foreign recruitment

Shiva Temple, Puthia, Rajshahi, Bangladesh. Bangladesh has a rich supply of labour. Source: Flickr Malaysia said it was freezing recruitment of all foreign workers...

Najib: summit shows Asean vital to US

Sunnylands, California. Source: Flickr As the US-Asean leaders summit commences in California, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said it represented US recognition of the diplomatic,...

Najib: summit shows Asean vital to US

Sunnylands, California. Source: Flickr As the US-Asean leaders summit commences in California, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said it represented US recognition of the diplomatic,...

Rebel commander detained, son killed

Cotabato City’s Golden Mosque. Source: Flickr   A leader of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) was arrested and his escort was killed in the southern...

Malaysia invites more Chinese investment

Malaysia’s economy is increasingly tied to China. Source: Wikimedia Kuala Lumpur is reportedly expecting to see rising Chinese investment as firms in the developing giant...

Malaysia’s overflowing inbox

Malaysia's rulers juggle many cultural sensitivities. Source: Flickr Most of Malaysia’s ruling coalition will be pleased to see a busy year ahead with the federation...

Abu Sayyaf release child hostage

Philippine Marines training with US Marines. The Philippines has one of the region’s worst equipped armed forces. Source: Wikipedia Abu Sayyaf militants have freed the three-year-old grandson...

Najib rival unseated

Zahir Masjid, Kedah's state mosque. The northerly state needs a new chief minister. Source: Flickr Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak tightened his grip on power...

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