Updated Wednesday, January 14, 2015 0:00 am TWN
Malaysia's top court on Tuesday sentenced two police officers to death by hanging, after overturning their acquittal by a lower court over the killing of a Mongolian woman who had an affair with a friend of the prime minister.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Police in mainly Muslim Malaysia arrested 29 people including two auxiliary police officers in a raid on a birthday party that they said Monday had turned into a drug-fueled orgy.
Monday, December 29, 2014
Malaysia on Sunday pledged more funds to help over 160,000 people hit by the country's worst flooding in decades, as forecasters warned fresh rain could hamper efforts to relieve thousands left stranded by the waters.
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Saturday, December 27, 2014
Malaysia's worst flooding in decades forced some 118,000 people to flee as premier Najib Razak came under fire after photos showed him playing golf with U.S. President Barack Obama during the storms.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Tracking the flow of global investment funds is a tricky business. But the ringgit's recent sharp depreciation against the U.S. dollar has led to suggestions by some economists that as much as 70 billion ringgit (US$20.09 billion) stands to flow out of the country.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
A food supplier falsely marketed beef to Muslims around the world for years as meeting strict halal standards, exporting products that weren't slaughtered in accordance with Islamic law, federal prosecutors allege in a lengthy fraud indictment.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
An Australian woman who was arrested entering Malaysia with crystal methamphetamine is innocent and was only carrying a bag for a stranger, a lawyer seeking to spare her the death penalty said Monday.
Friday, December 12, 2014
Malaysia has summoned the U.S. ambassador after both he and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden questioned a government decision to retain and strengthen a controversial law limiting free speech, despite earlier pledging to abolish it.
Friday, November 28, 2014
Malaysians have a passionate love affair with their lip-smacking cuisine -- rich curries, succulent fried chicken, buttery breads and creamy drinks -- but it is increasingly an unhealthy relationship.
Malaysia's prime minister on Thursday abandoned plans to repeal a controversial sedition law increasingly used against his regime's political opponents, as the opposition warned of a lurch back to authoritarian rule.
Friday, November 14, 2014
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