Updated Friday, January 30, 2015 0:04 am TWN
Malaysia on Thursday formally declared missing flight MH370 an “accident” and its passengers and crew presumed dead, a step that opens the door for compensation payments but which was met with angry skepticism by distraught relatives.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim will learn on Feb. 10 whether he will be jailed for five years on a contentious sodomy conviction, a judicial spokesman said Monday, a decision that imperils his political future.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
A Malaysian police officer sentenced to hang over the killing of a Mongolian model in a sensational scandal linked to corruption allegations has been detained in Australia, a report said Wednesday.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Malaysia's top court on Tuesday sentenced two police officers to death by hanging, after overturning their acquittal by a lower court over the killing of a Mongolian woman who had an affair with a friend of the prime minister.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Police in mainly Muslim Malaysia arrested 29 people including two auxiliary police officers in a raid on a birthday party that they said Monday had turned into a drug-fueled orgy.
Monday, December 29, 2014
Malaysia on Sunday pledged more funds to help over 160,000 people hit by the country's worst flooding in decades, as forecasters warned fresh rain could hamper efforts to relieve thousands left stranded by the waters.
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Saturday, December 27, 2014
Malaysia's worst flooding in decades forced some 118,000 people to flee as premier Najib Razak came under fire after photos showed him playing golf with U.S. President Barack Obama during the storms.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Tracking the flow of global investment funds is a tricky business. But the ringgit's recent sharp depreciation against the U.S. dollar has led to suggestions by some economists that as much as 70 billion ringgit (US$20.09 billion) stands to flow out of the country.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
A food supplier falsely marketed beef to Muslims around the world for years as meeting strict halal standards, exporting products that weren't slaughtered in accordance with Islamic law, federal prosecutors allege in a lengthy fraud indictment.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
An Australian woman who was arrested entering Malaysia with crystal methamphetamine is innocent and was only carrying a bag for a stranger, a lawyer seeking to spare her the death penalty said Monday.
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