Malaysia took a “significant” step backwards in human rights in 2013, a year that appeared to mark the end of Prime Minister Najib Razak's promises of reform, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.
Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said Monday he was “puzzled and shocked” at being barred entry to Japan, as his party questioned whether Malaysia's ruling coalition was behind the move.
Dozens of journalists protested Saturday in Malaysia against the suspension of a weekly magazine, urging the Southeast Asian nation to allow greater press freedom.
Former political prisoner Than Htay walked into a small souvenir shop, hoping to catch a glimpse of the owner: a man once known in Myanmar as the Prince of Darkness.
Malaysian Islamic authorities on Thursday seized hundreds of Bibles from a Christian group and questioned two of its officers, one of them said, amid tensions over the use of the word “Allah.”
Myanmar's leader on Thursday lent his support to reform of the country's junta-era constitution, indicating he would back changes to allow opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to become president.
Through eons spent roaming Borneo's rainforests, Malaysia's Penan people became supremely adapted to surviving, and thriving, in the wild.
Floods in Malaysia caused by heavy rains have left a teenager dead and forced authorities to evacuate thousands of people, officials said Wednesday.
Siti Aishah Abdul Wahab, the Malaysian-born woman believed to have been confined by a cult-like Maoist sect in London, has no regrets over her decision to cut herself off from her family for 40 years.
Police in Kuala Lumpur said Wednesday one of three women allegedly held as slaves in London for 30 years was a Malaysian who went missing in the 1960s, prompting a joyous reaction from the long-lost woman's sister.