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.
A street mural that was whitewashed by authorities because it highlighted Malaysia's crime problem has gone viral, with versions popping up across the country and earning their creator comparisons to UK graffiti artist Banksy.
Malaysia summoned the heads of the U.S. and Australian missions in protest at spying allegations, its foreign minister said Saturday, as a row over a vast U.S.-led surveillance network deepened in Asia.
U.S. pop singer Ke$ha has been forced to cancel a concert due to take place in Muslim-majority Malaysia on Saturday after authorities said it would undermine religious and cultural sensitivities.
A mosque that looks like a Chinese temple in Ipoh, Perak, and a Moroccan-style garden in Putrajaya are some of the foreign-flavored landmarks that Malaysians are proud of.
An appeals panel ruled Monday that a Malaysian Catholic newspaper could not use “Allah” to refer to the Christian God, in a case that sparked attacks on places of worship three years ago.1 Comment
Malaysian Home Affairs Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has defended his tough anti-crime “shoot first, ask later” stand, saying it was based on the principles of universal humanitarianism.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry lauded Malaysia Friday as a modern, innovative and multi-faith model for the world, heaping praise on a country the United States regards as a valuable Muslim ally.2 Comments