Malaysia Airlines to cut costs with Emirates deal

A Boeing 747-400 9M-MPD of Malaysia Airlines in the special "hibiscus" livery. Source: Wikipedia Loss-making carrier Malaysia Airlines, yet to recover from two disasters last year,...

Committee conducts 1MDB probe

A parliamentary enquiry into 1MDB has heavily criticized the fund’s former chief executive, calling for further investigations into the former boss, while also finding...

Asean cautious about South China Sea

An early release of Asean chairman's statement ahead of the leaders’ summit in Kuala Lumpur says the group's views on South China Sea disputes...

Malaysia opens gay ‘prevention’ competition 

Malaysia is offering cash prizes of up to 4,000 ringgit (US$930) for the best videos explaining how to “prevent” homosexuality in a health ministry...

Central bank ‘defeats’ cyber hack

The Bank Negara Malaysia central bank says it was the victim of a cyber attack using fraudulent wire transfers as hackers increasingly hit the...

S’pore wants rail compensation 

Singapore will seek compensation for all costs incurred if Malaysia cancels the planned high-speed railway link with Kuala Lumpur, as relations sour under new...

Umno implosion shakes up Malaysia parliament

Divisions within Malaysia's former ruling party, United Malays National Organisation (Umno), could threaten to destabilise the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition that has ruled since...

KL bullish after ratings downgrade

Malaysian trade minister Mustapa Mohamed. Source: Flickr Malaysian trade minister Mustapa Mohamed said Moody's decision to maintain Malaysia’s sovereign credit rating at A3 on Monday...

Mahathir campaigns against Umno

Mahathir Mohamad in his office on the 86th floor of the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur. Source: Wikimedia Ex-Malaysian premier Mahathir Mohamad is campaigning...

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,...

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Vietnam calls on China to remove oil drillship

Vietnam has asked China to remove an oil drillship that is operating near the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea after Beijing reportedly...

Myanmar sanctions too weak: UN envoy

A US travel ban on Myanmar's army chief and three other generals over the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya in Rakhine State is insufficient,...

Najib tries to explain huge jewellery spending 

Bank cards belonging to former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak were used to spend over US$800,000 in one day in 2014 at a luxury...