Singapore agrees high-speed rail link delay

Singapore could have rejected the Malaysian request to delay the high-speed rail (HSR) project to Kuala Lumpur and demanded compensation, according to the city-state’s...

Customs raid saves baby orangutans 

Two young orangutans, baby crocodiles and rare birds were reportedly among around 450 animals rescued from a boat travelling from Malaysia to Thailand as...

Najib faces more 1MDB charges

Malaysian police have arrested ex-prime minister Najib Razak, who is now facing at least 21 charges related to more than US$620 million in public...

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...

1MDB case: Ex-PM Najib Razak’s lawyer arrested in Malaysia

The investigation into the Malaysian state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) went took a fresh turn on 13 September with the arrest at the...

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...

Malaysia lesbian caning sparks outrage

A Malaysian MP has called for laws that criminalise homosexuality to be axed after the caning of two women convicted by a sharia court...

Reuters pair jailed for 7 years

Two Reuters correspondents have been jailed in Myanmar after being found guilty of breaching the colonial-era Official Secrets Act while reporting on the murder...

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...

Mahathir escapes China’s debt trap

After years of welcoming Chinese investment, the new government in Malaysia is applying the brakes, concerned a plethora of expensive projects are causing the...

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A strong signal that the world is united against climate change must be agreed at the COP24 UN climate talks in the Polish city...

Thai junta promises February election

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