Updated Monday, September 21, 2015 0:00 am TWN
The leader of a sultanate in the southern Philippines that staged a 2013 invasion of a bustling Malaysian state and sparked a deadly security crisis has died of kidney failure, his family and followers said Sunday.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Thousands of demonstrators marched through Malaysia's capital Wednesday to declare support for the embattled government and assert the political dominance of the Malay majority, in a demonstration whose racial overtones sparked concern.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Monday, September 7, 2015
Malaysian rescuers have recovered the bodies of 35 more Indonesian migrants killed when their boat sank three days ago, along with another survivor, taking the toll in the disaster to 50, officials said Sunday.
Friday, September 4, 2015
A wooden boat crammed with migrant workers who were headed back to Indonesia capsized Thursday off Malaysia's western coast, killing at least 14 people, a maritime official said.
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Malaysian police said Wednesday they would question former premier Mahathir Mohamad over statements he made at massive weekend rallies demanding the ousting of current Prime Minister Najib Razak over corruption allegations.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Organizers of a huge weekend demonstration demanding the Malaysian prime minister's removal over graft allegations said Tuesday they had been summoned by police, as Transparency International spoke of a "corruption crisis" in the country.
Monday, August 31, 2015
Malaysia's prime minister vowed he would not quit over a US$700-million financial scandal, and accused protesters of showing "poor national spirit" by holding a massive rally to demand his resignation on the eve of the country's National Day on Monday.
Sunday, August 30, 2015
Tens of thousands of Malaysians swarmed central Kuala Lumpur on Saturday to call for the prime minister's ouster over corruption allegations and demand broader reforms, defying warnings by police who had declared the rally illegal.
Saturday, August 29, 2015
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Defying authorities, tens of thousands of Malaysians wearing yellow T-shirts and blowing horns gathered Saturday in Kuala Lumpur for a major rally to demand the resignation of embattled Prime Minister Najib Razak.
Malaysian activists are putting more pressure on embattled Prime Minister Najib Razak to resign with major street rallies this weekend following allegations of suspicious money transfers into his accounts.
Monday, August 24, 2015
Malaysian police said on Sunday they had found 24 human skeletons -- all believed to be victims of trafficking -- in newly discovered graves along the Thai border in the northern Malaysian state of Perlis.
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