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Malaysia: New king enthroned in lavish ceremony

Malaysia's sultans trace a lineage back to Malay sultanates of the 15th century.

13 Dec 2016 12:22 PM

CIMB Classic Golf: Anirban Lahiri opens up 4-stroke lead

Anirban Lahiri in action in the CIMB Classic golf tournament second round in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday. (Photo: AFP)

23 Oct 2016 1:05 AM

Hiss of rage as girls walk in snake pit

Malaysia suspended a children’s team-building programme on Wednesday after a video emerged online of a group of frightened schoolgirls being made to wade through a muddy snake pit.

20 Oct 2016 6:38 AM

Lewis Hamilton vows to fight back for title

Lewis Hamilton said he will give everything at this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix as he looks to bounce back in the Formula One championship after losing his lead to a rampant Nico Rosberg.

29 Sep 2016 6:43 AM

Malaysia confirms Tanzania debris is from MH370

A piece of aircraft wreckage found in June off Tanzania has been confirmed as coming from the doomed airliner MH370, Malaysia said on Thursday.

16 Sep 2016 6:34 AM


Malaysian rapist marries victim, avoids jail

A Malaysian man who raped a 14-year-old girl avoided imprisonment after he married the young victim, sparking calls from angry activists for legal reforms on Thursday.

05 Aug 2016 6:53 AM

New Malaysia security law debuts as PM fights critics

The legislation gives the government power to declare virtual martial law in areas deemed to be under security threat.

01 Aug 2016 1:39 PM

Flight MH370 search to be suspended if not found in current search area

Almost $135 million has been spent on an underwater search spanning 120,000 sq km in southern Indian Ocean, the most expensive in history.

22 Jul 2016 1:48 PM

ISIS bid to expand foothold in Afghanistan irks Taliban

The Taliban militant group is troubled with repeated attempts of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria loyalists trying to expand their foothold in Afghanistan, saying it is aware of the problems and co

12 Jul 2016 7:13 AM

Malaysia PM sacks 2 party officials

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Friday sacked his former deputy from the ruling party and said he needed more time to think about a cabinet reshuffle.

25 Jun 2016 4:25 AM


MH370 meet ends, no update on search plans

Malaysian, Chinese and Australian officials on Tuesday wrapped up two days of talks on the deep-sea search for missing flight MH370 but made no announcements, amid expectations the operation will fini

22 Jun 2016 2:29 AM

Malaysia university apologises over Hindu portrayal

India on Wednesday expressed concern over the “negative and incorrect” picture conveyed about Hinduism and Sikhism after a leading Malaysian university published an educational module depicting Hindus

16 Jun 2016 8:56 AM

Scientists develop new method to make glass ‘smart’

You may not be anonymous online as you think, according to a new study which found that just 30 minutes of browsing behaviour can indicate your personality and provide a unique digital signature to id

10 Jun 2016 2:05 AM

Families of MH17 crew file suit against Malaysia Airlines

Families of six Malaysia Airlines crew members who were killed when flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine in 2014 filed a lawsuit on Thursday blaming the carrier for the tragedy.

03 Jun 2016 6:55 AM

Malaysia row as government backs Islamic law

Prime Minister Najib Razak’s government threw its support in Parliament this week behind an Islamic penal code that includes amputations and stoning, shocking some of his allies and stoking fears of f

29 May 2016 5:27 AM


Malaysia to bar travel by citizens if they insult govt

Malaysians who insult their government will be barred from overseas travel for three years, which authorities say is aimed at “safeguarding the country’s image.”

19 May 2016 6:17 AM

2 pieces likely from MH370

Malaysia on Thursday said the two more pieces of plane debris found in South Africa and Mauritius “almost certainly” belonged to its jetliner flight MH370, bringing the total number of fragments belie

13 May 2016 5:36 AM

Riyadh: Gave $681 million to Malaysia PM as donation

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said the $681 million banked into the Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s bank accounts was a “genuine donation”.

16 Apr 2016 6:18 AM

Debris is ‘almost certainly’ of MH370, says Australia

Tony Manna, a hotel owner in the Mozambican coastal town of Vilankulo, stands in Varanda, in late February, 2016 with what may be a piece of a missing Malaysian airliner that was discovered on a nearby sandbank.

25 Mar 2016 12:27 AM

Debris is ‘almost certainly’ of MH370, says Australia

Two pieces of plane debris found in Mozambique are “almost certainly” from MH370, Australia and Malaysia announced on Thursday, reigniting hopes of solving the world’s biggest aviation mystery more th

24 Mar 2016 11:42 PM