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.
Six Singapore elementary school students and one teacher were among 16 people so far confirmed killed by an earthquake that rocked Malaysia's Mount Kinabalu, government authorities said on Sunday.
A strong earthquake that jolted Malaysia's Mt. Kinabalu killed at least 11 people and left another 8 missing, an official said Saturday, as authorities searched for survivors on Southeast Asia's highest peak.
A strong earthquake that jolted Malaysia's Mount Kinabalu killed at least 11 people and left another 8 missing, an official said Saturday, as authorities continued to search for survivors on Southeast Asia's highest peak.
Malaysia's embattled prime minister provoked fierce criticism Friday by not attending an event at which he was to defend himself over an escalating scandal threatening to engulf his administration.
WANG KELIAN, Malaysia - Malaysia said Thursday it believes 139 people are buried in marked graves at remote detention camps used by people-smugglers on the Thai border, with each wrapped in white cloth in Muslim tradition.
Malaysian police said Monday they had found 139 grave sites and 28 abandoned detention camps used by people-traffickers and capable of housing hundreds of people, laying bare the grim extent of the region's migrant crisis.
WANG KELIAN, Malaysia - Malaysian police said Monday they had found 139 grave sites and 28 abandoned "detention" camps capable of housing hundreds of people, laying bare the grim extent of the region's migrant crisis.1 Comment