KL to lobby WTO on palm oil

  Malaysia's trade minister Mustapa Mohamed has described the European Parliament’s backing of a ban on the use of palm oil in biofuels as a...

KL police vow to bust protest

A Bersih protest last year. Source: Wikimedia Malaysia’s police have pledged to break up ongoing candlelit vigils demanding the release of Bersih movement’s Maria Chin...

US reveals fresh 1MDB outrages

The US Department of Justice says it is seeking to recover US$540 million that it says was stolen from Malaysia's infamous 1MDB sovereign wealth...

Najib deceived MPs: finance chief 

Malaysia's incoming finance minister Lim Guan Eng (pictured) says the previous administration of Najib Razak deceived voters "about certain hot-button issues, especially 1MDB". "It is...

1MDB funded Scorsese movie: US

The Wolf of Wall Street was partly funded by the Malaysian public. Source: YouTube Najib Razak, prime minister of Malaysia, has announced that the republic...

Malaysian PM hails ties with Saudi Arabia

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak hailed ties with Saudi Arabia during his keynote address at the Jeddah Economic Forum (JEF) 2016 in Saudi Arabia. Malaysia...

Cambodia, Malaysia sign maid deal 

Cambodia has signed a new agreement to protect its domestic helpers in Malaysia. However, labour rights groups said they had not been consulted about...

Malaysia braced for Isis arrivals 

Malaysia is on high alert for fleeing militants after Iraq nearing victory against the Islamic State group in Mosul (pictured), while the Syrian city...

Mahathir promises reform ahead of ‘rigged’ vote

Malaysia’s opposition has said it will axe a goods-and-services tax introduced in 2015 if it wins the next general election that must be held...

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

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Najib tries to explain huge jewellery spending 

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