KL airport security disabled: security chief

Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Source: Wikimedia Around 15 Malaysian immigration officers have been sacked and dozens more have been suspended or redeployed after they appear to...

Mahathir refuses to extend PM term

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad (pictured) has reminded his supporters that he is only holding the post temporarily, despite calls for him to complete...

Brunei prince puts $2m into tech start-up

Medicine is increasingly moving online. Source: bookdoc.com BookDoc, a health-care technology start-up launched in Malaysia in October, has raised a seed round of financing which...

Malaysia loses Paralympic event over Israeli ban

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has prevented Malaysia from hosting the 2019 World Para-Swimming Championships after it banned Israeli competitors from attending. The championships, a...

Mahathir adopts palm-oil folly

When confronted with a challenge from an external party, human nature often pushes us into defensive mode.  However, criticism should also force us to reflect...

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...

Rare Malaysia species for sale online

The Malaysian loris is the new pet of choice. Source: Flickr Poachers and smugglers are using social media to trade in rare and protected animals in Malaysia, wildlife conservationists warn. Many endangered creatures,...

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...

KL bans beer festival 

Malaysia has called time on a popular October beer festival in Kuala Lumpur after an Islamic party stretched credulity by claiming it would turn...

Anwar set for Malaysia cabinet return

Jailed former deputy prime minister Anwar Ibrahim (pictured) is well-placed to win the Port Dickson parliamentary by-election on Saturday against six contenders, and mark...

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