Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday sacked his deputy premier and attorney general in a cabinet reshuffle widely seen as an attempt to strengthen his hold on power as he battles corruption allegations.
The world's most advanced malaria vaccine got the nod Friday from European regulators, despite mixed trial results, for eventual use in children in African countries plagued by the killer disease.
Malaysian authorities have suspended publication of a business daily whose aggressive reporting on a financial scandal has rocked the government, a move the newspaper and media groups decried Friday as a grave breach of press freedom.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Friday denied news reports that nearly US$700 million were funneled from an indebted state investment fund into his personal accounts.
Malaysian authorities Monday gave a Muslim burial to 21 human trafficking victims, believed to be Rohingya Muslim refugees, found in shallow graves in jungles bordering Thailand.
Malaysia's navy has located a tanker that disappeared a week ago in the South China Sea and was urging its hijackers to surrender, the country's naval chief said on Thursday.
The opposition political alliance that has threatened to unseat Malaysia's longtime regime has collapsed amid a dispute over Islamic law, a top leader said Tuesday, in what analysts called a boon for the country's beleaguered government.
A pair of dark disembodied hands, similar to that of "The Thing" from the Addams Family, made a spooky appearance in two photos taken at Mount Kinabalu shortly after a 5.9-magnitude earthquake hit Sabah, Malaysia.
A Malaysia Airlines (MAS) plane bound for Kuala Lumpur made an emergency landing in Melbourne, Australia shortly after take-off on Friday due to an engine fire.
Malaysian authorities have detained four tourists -- two Canadians, a Briton and one Dutch national -- for allegedly stripping naked on Mount Kinabalu, an act some locals say angered tribal spirits and caused a deadly earthquake, officials said.