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Malaysia

Malaysia EX-PM faces corruption charges over USD 681 mn bank balance

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

Two Malaysian women caned for lesbian sex, incident condemned

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

Malaysian Hindu temple gets paint job; originality disturbed, says govt

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

Malaysia Islamic court postpones caning of women for lesbian sex

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

New Malaysian government repeals law banning 'fake news'

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

MH370 controls 'deliberately manipulated' to take it off course: Report

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

Zakir Naik thanks Malaysian PM for not deporting him to India

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

Will not easily give in to India's demand to deport Zakir Naik: Malaysian 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

Zakir Naik meets Malaysian PM, ruling party defends move not to deport him

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

Items worth up to USD 273 mn seized from ex-Malaysian PM in raids

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