Less than a week after Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was jailed for sodomy, his lawyers said Monday that he faces a health risk because he's living in a bare cell with just a 2-inch-thick foam mattress on the floor, a bucket for bathing and a squat toilet.
Malaysian police Saturday seized a cache of books by one of the country's best-known political cartoonists five days after the artist was detained for alleged sedition.
Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat, a revered Islamic spiritual leader who helped bolster unity in Malaysia's opposition bloc and was a key advocate of Islamic law, has died. He was 84.
Malaysian police have detained a cartoonist and are investigating two lawmakers for sedition over tweets and a cartoon condemning the judiciary for dismissing opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's final appeal against a sodomy conviction.
Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said he was the victim of a "political conspiracy" on Tuesday as the nation's highest court sent him to jail for five years on a sodomy conviction that will likely end his career.1 Comment
Malaysia's top court on Tuesday upheld opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's sodomy conviction and sentenced him to five years in prison, a verdict he slammed -- while standing in the dock -- as the "murder of judicial independence" and the result of a political conspiracy.1 Comment
Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said Monday that he was optimistic ahead of a ruling by Malaysia's top court on his final appeal against a sodomy conviction, but that he was ready to be jailed for the second time in just over a decade.
A system malfunction forced the pilots of an AirAsia X flight from Kuala Lumpur to Jeddah to abort the flight and return to Malaysia on Sunday, the AirAsia Group's CEO said.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement will benefit Malaysia as it will open up the right economy here, says a globally renowned expert on international trade.
Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said on Wednesday that any move to jail him next week on controversial sodomy charges could backfire against the Malaysian government.1 Comment
More than a million Hindus thronged temples throughout Malaysia on Tuesday to celebrate Thaipusam, a colorful annual religious festival in which many display their devotion by piercing their bodies with hooks and skewers.
All commercial flights worldwide could soon send out an automated signal every minute in times of distress to help rescuers find downed aircraft more easily.
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.
The website of Malaysia Airlines was hacked Monday by a group that proclaimed support for the militant Islamic State (IS) group and also vowed to release data stolen from the site.