Malaysian police have arrested almost 200 people in raids on illegal World Cup betting that bust a group drawing daily wagers of US$2.3 million, an official said Friday, after similar crackdowns in Macau, Singapore and Thailand.
Malaysia's highest court on Monday dismissed a bid by Christians for the right to use the word "Allah," ending a years-long legal battle that has escalated religious tensions in the Muslim-majority country.
Malaysia's highest court on Monday dismissed a bid by Christians for the right to use the word "Allah", ending a years-long legal battle that has escalated religious tensions in the Muslim-majority country.5 Comments
Malaysia Sunday rejected harsh U.S. criticism for failing to tackle human trafficking after an annual State Department report shamed the Southeast Asian country, together with Thailand and Venezuela.
Malaysian authorities on Thursday were searching for 35 people missing at sea following two boat accidents, at a time when many illegal migrant workers head home to Indonesia for the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.
Malaysia's navy has fought off a pirate attack on a tanker off its east coast in the South China Sea, the International Maritime Bureau said Sunday.
Countries searching for the missing Malaysian plane have yet to agree on how to share costs, an Australian search leader said Tuesday.
A Chinese tourist and a Filipino worker have been rescued nearly two months after they were abducted from a Malaysian dive resort, Prime Minister Najib Razak said.