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...

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 axes Chinese projects 

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has formally said he will cancel two costly Chinese infrastructure projects.  The cancellation of the projects, part of China’s Belt...

Anger at Asean WWII wreck looting  

The UK government is investigating claims of illegal plundering of Second World War battleships that were sunk by Japan in its conquest of Malaya...

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Malaysia eyes legal shakeup to bust corruption

The Malaysian government has been called to make major legislative reform to ensure former prime minister Najib Najib’s alleged embezzlement is never repeated. The government’s...

Indonesia restricts social media to end riots

Indonesia has restricted access to Facebook and WhatsApp after rioting broke out in Jakarta in the wake of the presidential election results. Blocking social media...

Canada to retrieve trash from Philippines

Canada has backed down in its dispute with the Philippines, agreeing to take back tonnes of waste shipped to Manila in 103 sea containers.  The...