Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Saturday announced fresh measures to benefit the country's ethnic Malay majority despite an earlier pledge to reform the controversial affirmative action policy.
Belinda Kuan gave up a promising career after a long and “frustrating” hunt for a maid ended in failure. “We got an Indonesian maid in February after applying non-stop for nearly two years,” said the 29-year-old mother of two preschool children.
A Malaysian court on Friday overturned a 2009 murder conviction for two police officers of a Mongolian woman, sparking instant public outrage over the scandal, which critics have tried to link to the premier.
At least 37 people are confirmed dead and the toll was expected to climb after a bus plunged into a deep Malaysian ravine Wednesday in one of the country's worst-ever road accidents.
Muslims in Malaysia should take heed of Prophet Muhammad's religious tolerance as he actively promoted peace and compassion for all non-Muslim minorities living in Arabia, a scholar says.
Marital rape is not recognized as rape in Malaysia, according to family law practitioner Honey Tan. “There are child marriages happening in Malaysia. So if there is a girl being raped within that marriage, it isn't considered as rape,” said Tan.
Six family members who suffocated a Malaysian toddler to death by piling on top of her for hours in a suspected exorcism ritual have been fined but avoided jail, a report said Saturday.
Malaysia's prime minister vowed Tuesday that police would crack down on “brazen” crimes as concern over rising lawlessness grew after a respected businessman was gunned down in broad daylight.
Malaysian police on Saturday detained 14 people protesting against ongoing negotiations for a huge trans-Pacific free trade deal, an activist said.
Activists on Tuesday urged Myanmar President Thein Sein to “turn his words into action” after the former general promised to free all political prisoners by the end of the year.