Lim warns of tighter KL budget 

Malaysian has announced belt-tightening measures to cut liabilities over RM1 trillion (US$250 billion) that exploded under former prime minister Najib Razak.  The new finance minister,...

KL axes rocky legal claims

The new Malaysian government has dropped two cases by the previous administration against Singapore, challenging the International Court of Justice’s 2008 ruling on the...

Palm oil trade war looms 

As the more environmentally progressive elements of the European Union discuss ways to cut imports of palm oil, Malaysia and Indonesia are becoming increasingly...

Ex-PM faces ridicule amid probe

Malaysia’s scandal-ridden former prime minister Najib Razak is facing investigators for a second time in a week over the scandal involving the state-owned 1MDB...

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...

Najib called to answer charges 

Former Malaysia prime minister Najib Razak has been told to make a statement tomorrow (Tuesday) into a corruption probe amid claims that he looted...

Freed by ally turned foe turned ally

Anwar Ibrahim (pictured), the one-time jailed rival of Malaysia's new prime minister, has been released from jail and could move directly into government.  He was...

Malaysia stocks rise slightly 

Malaysian stocks turned positive to close 0.2 per cent higher yesterday (Monday) after opening nearly 3 per cent lower as markets opened for the...

Mahathir moves to ease rift

Malaysia’s new prime minister, Mahathir Mohamad, and his jailed ally Anwar Ibrahim (pictured) tried to ease disagreements within the ruling coalition yesterday (Sunday) between...

Najib denied chance to flee

Scandal-ridden prime minister, Najib Razak, has been prevented from leaving Malaysia after appearing to attempt to fly to Indonesia. The immigration department said Najib and...

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