It is not the first time authorities in Malaysia have been accused of taking a poor approach to issues of gender or sexuality.
16 Jan 2019 5:48 PM
Jones's lawyer Sangeet Kaur Deo said that the suspect felt 'very, very overwhelmed'.
30 Oct 2018 4:11 PM
Capital punishment in Malaysia is currently mandatory for murder, kidnapping, possession of firearms and drug trafficking.
11 Oct 2018 2:59 PM
The 30-year-old single mother of one admitted to offering sexual services in a hotel after being caught by religious enforcement officers.
27 Sep 2018 3:15 PM
Najib Razak has been charged with money laundering, abuse of power and criminal breach of trust.
27 Sep 2018 1:22 PM
Najib Razak was arrested by officials probing claims that the former PM and his cronies looted billions of dollars from state fund 1MDB.
20 Sep 2018 1:36 PM
The duo pleaded guilty last month to breaking Islamic laws and were sentenced to six strokes of the cane each and fined 3,300 ringgit.
03 Sep 2018 1:52 PM
The Batu Caves complex, a series of caverns on outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, is popular with devotees from Malaysia's ethnic Indian minority.
30 Aug 2018 8:45 PM
The women, aged 22 and 32, were arrested in April by Islamic enforcement officers after they were found in a car in a public square.
28 Aug 2018 12:36 PM
The bill was passed in April under former PM Najib Razak despite concerns that it would be used to silence dissent ahead of a May 9 polls.
17 Aug 2018 2:57 PM
Report had no conclusion about what happened aboard plane that vanished with 239 on board from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8, 2014.
30 Jul 2018 6:36 PM
He further said that he will abide by the law and support the peace and harmony of the country till the time he stays there.
11 Jul 2018 6:22 PM
Mahathir said the cleric would not be handed over to Indian authorities as he had been granted Malaysian permanent resident status.
11 Jul 2018 9:50 AM
Malaysia's ruling party's strategist defends PM's decision not to deport Naik, says it would be like deporting Uighur Muslims to China.
08 Jul 2018 5:39 PM
Searches netted 12,000 jewellery pieces, bags with almost USD 30 mn cash across 26 currencies, over 400 watches worth USD 19.3 mn.
27 Jun 2018 2:49 PM
From Kuala Lumpur, the Prime Minister will leave for Singapore where he will deliver a keynote address at the Shangri-La Dialogue.
31 May 2018 9:32 AM
No sign of the plane was found in a 120,000 square km sea search zone and the Australian-led hunt was suspended in January 2017.
23 May 2018 8:41 PM
The question for Malaysia is how Anwar will get along with PM, his ally-turned-foe-turned-ally, and what role he will play in govt.
16 May 2018 1:12 PM
Official results showed that Mahathir’s Pakatan Harapan won 113 of parliament’s 222 seats, clinching the simple majority required to rule.
10 May 2018 11:10 AM
Najib is under pressure to deliver an emphatic win appease Malaysians unhappy with rising costs and a multi-billion dollar scandal.
06 Apr 2018 8:57 PM