Opening the first visit to Malaysia by a U.S. president in nearly half a century, Barack Obama looked ahead Saturday to economic and security talks with Prime Minister Najib Razak, who leads a southeast Asian nation with an important role in Obama's efforts to forge deeper ties with the region.
A Malaysia Airlines plane with 166 people aboard was forced to make an emergency landing in Kuala Lumpur early Monday in another blow to the flag-carrier's safety image after the loss of flight MH370.
Veteran Malaysian opposition lawmaker and lawyer Karpal Singh, a tireless defender of human rights activists and death row prisoners who was himself detained without trial for more than a year under a security law, died early Thursday in a road accident. He was 73.
The daughter of the chief steward aboard the missing Malaysian jet has thanked Liverpool fans for giving her a signed jersey in honor of her soccer-mad father, in a story that has captured the nation's hearts.
More than half of Malaysians believe their government is hiding information about missing flight MH370, according to survey results released by a news portal Monday.
Kidnappers based in the southern Philippines have demanded more than US$11 million in ransom for a Chinese tourist abducted from a Malaysian dive resort, a senior minister said Thursday.
A court in central Myanmar sentenced a journalist to one year in prison for trespassing and obstructing a civil servant while doing a story on education, a spokesman for his company said Tuesday, in the latest sign the country's media climate is worsening.
Kidnappers holding a Chinese tourist who was abducted from a resort on Malaysia's Borneo island have made a phone call to her family in China, a senior security official said Sunday.
What seemed to be just another night at home watching TV turned out to be quite a drama for a man who saw someone climbing over his gate to escape an attack.
Malaysia has joined other Islamic countries in banning the Hollywood biblical epic “Noah” starring Russell Crowe, decrying it as irreligious and saying it violates Islamic law against depicting prophets.