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Mahathir, 92, to be sworn in as Malaysia PM after historic poll win

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

Election would be dirty: Malaysia's PM dissolves parliament, toughest polls ahead

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

Dozens of Rohingyas reach Malaysian shores as Thailand closes doors

Many Rohingyas ended up in Muslim-majority Malaysia and Indonesia because Thailand stuck to a policy of not accepting the vessels.

03 Apr 2018 6:36 PM

Malaysia proposes 10 years in jail, fine for ‘fake news’ as elections loom

Malaysia is ranked 144th out of 180 countries in Reporters Without Borders' World Press Freedom Index.

26 Mar 2018 2:57 PM

Bangladeshi student strips, watches porn, attacks stewardess; held

Shortly after Malindo Air flight departed from Kuala Lumpur, 20-yr-old took his clothes off and started watching pornography on his laptop.

05 Mar 2018 3:06 PM

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Delhi has lots to learn from other megacities in tackling smog crisis: experts

Lists of the world's most polluted cities are usually dominated by Indian and Chinese cities.

29 Nov 2017 6:20 PM

Malaysia negotiating with US firm to resume MH370 hunt

No sign of the plane was found in a 120,000 square kilometre zone.

19 Oct 2017 6:52 PM

Facing diplomatic pressure, Malaysia bans all citizens from traveling to North Korea

The travel ban could affect an Asian Cup qualifier football match between Malaysia and North Korea scheduled for October 5 in Pyongyang.

28 Sep 2017 12:04 PM

Fire at Islamic school in Malaysia kills 25 people, mostly teenagers

Firefighters rushed to the scene and the blaze was out within an hour but not before it wreaked terrible devastation.

14 Sep 2017 10:56 AM

Families of MH370 victims demand Malaysia accept US firm's hunt offer

No trace of the Malaysia Airlines plane, which disappeared in March 2014 with 239 people on board, was found during a lengthy deep sea hunt,

11 Aug 2017 11:29 AM

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North Korea: Suspects to plead innocent over Kim Jong Nam's assassination

The women's lawyers say their clients are expected to plead not guilty at the High Court Friday.

27 Jul 2017 2:45 PM

Denying husbands sex is 'psychological and emotional abuse': Malaysian MP

Che Mohamad Zulkifly Jusoh, Muslim MP said that denying a Muslim man the chance to marry a second wife amounted to abuse.

26 Jul 2017 5:42 PM

Malaysian children prepare for future Hajj pilgrimage

The children also threw pebbles at a wall during a practice version of the ‘stoning of the devil’, another of the hajj rituals.

24 Jul 2017 3:51 PM

IMF keeps global growth forecasts; China, eurozone revised higher

Global gross domestic product would be 3.5 per cent in 2017 and 3.6 per cent in 2018.

24 Jul 2017 10:00 AM

Indian-origin teen dies in Malaysia after brutal assault for being effeminate

Nhaveen's case drew outrage on social media and also the attention of A R Rahman.

16 Jun 2017 5:35 PM

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Malaysia Airlines reaches settlement with family over MH17

It said it would not disclose further details on the suit or about the details of the settlement in respect to the privacy of the family.

02 May 2017 3:17 PM

Rapist marrying his victim remedy to crime, social problems: Malaysian MP

Parliament, which was in session over the Sexual Offences Against Children Bill 2017 debated on child marriage as an offence.

06 Apr 2017 3:33 PM

US to charge Malaysia businessman in 1MDB scandal: report

The misappropriated funds triggered a scandal affecting Prime Minister Najib Razak, though he denied any wrong doing.

22 Mar 2017 2:10 PM

Malaysia to deport 50 North Koreans despite ban: deputy PM

Deputy PM Hamidi did not say why the govt decided this despite Kuala Lumpur's bar on North Koreans leaving Malaysia.

14 Mar 2017 2:10 PM

Kim Jong Nam’s body embalmed for preservation: Malaysia

Health officials have said Kim's relatives will be given two to three weeks to claim his body before deciding what to do with it.

14 Mar 2017 12:37 PM

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