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Malaysia 1MDB trial: I wouldn’t have taken the job if I knew money was being stolen, ex-CEO tells court

Hazem said he had thought the sovereign wealth fund was set up for political party Umno’s benefit as told to him by fugitive businessman Jho Low.

6 Jan 2021 - 8:37PM

Hazem said he had thought the sovereign wealth fund was set up for political party Umno’s benefit as told to him by fugitive businessman Jho Low.

Malaysia 1MDB trial: I wouldn’t have taken the job if I knew money was being stolen, ex-CEO tells court
Ex-Malaysian PM Najib Razak’s mother Rahah Mohd Noah dies at 87

There are no words to describe this loss, Najib said in a tweet.

18 Dec 2020 - 6:26PM

There are no words to describe this loss, Najib said in a tweet.

Ex-Malaysian PM Najib Razak’s mother Rahah Mohd Noah dies at 87
Malaysia’s Mahathir says ready to form ‘unity government’ if Muhyiddin’s budget fails to pass parliament on Tuesday

The former prime minister said Malaysia ‘has too many problems’ and indicated he would be happy to lead it for a third time ‘if I have enough votes’.

18 Dec 2020 - 12:37AM

The former prime minister said Malaysia ‘has too many problems’ and indicated he would be happy to lead it for a third time ‘if I have enough votes’.

Malaysia’s Mahathir says ready to form ‘unity government’ if Muhyiddin’s budget fails to pass parliament on Tuesday
Malaysian boy, 9, wins Nasa competition with toilet invention for astronauts on the moon

Zyson Kang, 9, beat some 900 other children with his ‘Spacesuit Lunar Toilet’ invention to win Nasa’s Lunar Loo Challenge.

6 Nov 2020 - 5:26PM

Zyson Kang, 9, beat some 900 other children with his ‘Spacesuit Lunar Toilet’ invention to win Nasa’s Lunar Loo Challenge.

Malaysian boy, 9, wins Nasa competition with toilet invention for astronauts on the moon
Malaysian beauty salon says sorry for model’s deadly liposuction treatment

Relatives of the owners of the salon attended Coco Siew’s wake and apologised to her family.

22 Oct 2020 - 3:44PM

Relatives of the owners of the salon attended Coco Siew’s wake and apologised to her family.

Malaysian beauty salon says sorry for model’s deadly liposuction treatment
Malaysian model’s death after bungled liposuction puts spotlight on risks of visiting shady salons

Bride-to-be Coco Siew Zhi Shing died after undergoing liposuction at a beauty salon in Kuala Lumpur that reportedly did not have the licence to carry out the procedure.

21 Oct 2020 - 1:19PM

Bride-to-be Coco Siew Zhi Shing died after undergoing liposuction at a beauty salon in Kuala Lumpur that reportedly did not have the licence to carry out the procedure.

Malaysian model’s death after bungled liposuction puts spotlight on risks of visiting shady salons
Murder suspected after Malaysian couple, toddler son found dead in London flat

Scotland Yard believe Poorna and her three-year old son Kailash had been dead for some time in a flat in Brentford.

7 Oct 2020 - 1:11PM

Scotland Yard believe Poorna and her three-year old son Kailash had been dead for some time in a flat in Brentford.

Murder suspected after Malaysian couple, toddler son found dead in London flat
Chinese buy US$15 million worth of Malaysian Musang King durian in one-hour online sale

China imported 600,000 tonnes of durian worth US$1.7 billion last year, with 7,700 tonnes worth US$67 million coming from Malaysia.

6 Oct 2020 - 12:21PM

China imported 600,000 tonnes of durian worth US$1.7 billion last year, with 7,700 tonnes worth US$67 million coming from Malaysia.

Chinese buy US$15 million worth of Malaysian Musang King durian in one-hour online sale
Malaysia’s SEA Gamer Mall confirms two top staff members charged by US in hacking scam

The US Department of Justice charged five Chinese nationals and two Malaysians with hacking over 100 companies in the US and elsewhere.

17 Sep 2020 - 5:20PM

The US Department of Justice charged five Chinese nationals and two Malaysians with hacking over 100 companies in the US and elsewhere.

Malaysia’s SEA Gamer Mall confirms two top staff members charged by US in hacking scam
Malaysian foreign minister sorry after caught vaping in parliament

A video showed Hishammuddin Hussein sneaking a vape behind his face mask while transport minister Wee addressed lawmakers.

6 Aug 2020 - 11:05PM

A video showed Hishammuddin Hussein sneaking a vape behind his face mask while transport minister Wee addressed lawmakers.

Malaysian foreign minister sorry after caught vaping in parliament
Malaysian minister says no funds for tech to screen for child porn in airports

Zahidi says the Multimedia and Communications Ministry lacks funding for a technology where the devices of visitors can be scanned at airports to detect child porn.

3 Aug 2020 - 4:30PM

Zahidi says the Multimedia and Communications Ministry lacks funding for a technology where the devices of visitors can be scanned at airports to detect child porn.

Malaysian minister says no funds for tech to screen for child porn in airports
Malaysia’s Erica Eng wins prestigious Eisner Award with Fried Rice webcomic

Erica Eng is the first person from Malaysia to win an Eisner, the equivalent of the Oscars for the comic world.

28 Jul 2020 - 3:51PM

Erica Eng is the first person from Malaysia to win an Eisner, the equivalent of the Oscars for the comic world.

Malaysia’s Erica Eng wins prestigious Eisner Award with Fried Rice webcomic
Malaysia’s last living amah searches for her roots, hopes to reunite with family in China

The 105-year-old, who remembers her Cantonese name as Ngan Dou Tai, is in search of her real identity.

9 Jul 2020 - 8:27PM

The 105-year-old, who remembers her Cantonese name as Ngan Dou Tai, is in search of her real identity.

Malaysia’s last living amah searches for her roots, hopes to reunite with family in China
1MDB fugitive Jho Low’s Beverly Hills hotel on sale for US$100 million

The boutique Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills hotel has 116 rooms, a rooftop pool and jet-setting clientele. Interested? Give the US government a bell.

7 Jul 2020 - 2:57PM

The boutique Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills hotel has 116 rooms, a rooftop pool and jet-setting clientele. Interested? Give the US government a bell.

1MDB fugitive Jho Low’s Beverly Hills hotel on sale for US$100 million
Singapore-Malaysia border opening decision ‘in August’

Foreign Minister Hishammuddin also said cross-border travel discussions were ongoing with five countries categorised as Covid-19 green zones.

7 Jul 2020 - 12:53PM

Foreign Minister Hishammuddin also said cross-border travel discussions were ongoing with five countries categorised as Covid-19 green zones.

Singapore-Malaysia border opening decision ‘in August’
Instagram post lands man back in jail for insulting Malaysian king

Factory worker who had already served one jail term for insulting the monarchy on Facebook gets a second sentence after repeating the offence on Instagram.

7 Jul 2020 - 11:41AM

Factory worker who had already served one jail term for insulting the monarchy on Facebook gets a second sentence after repeating the offence on Instagram.

Instagram post lands man back in jail for insulting Malaysian king
Anwar too unpopular with Malays to be prime minister: Mahathir

‘It was only when I joined we managed to win,’ says the veteran politician of the Pakatan Harapan’s election victory in 2018.

1 Jul 2020 - 4:24PM

‘It was only when I joined we managed to win,’ says the veteran politician of the Pakatan Harapan’s election victory in 2018.

Anwar too unpopular with Malays to be prime minister: Mahathir
Man who ignored wife’s ‘premonition’ dies on fishing trip in Malaysia

Man’s wife had warned him to cancel a fishing trip with his friends, but he went anyway and paid the ultimate price when his boat sank, killing him and three others.

1 Jul 2020 - 2:22PM

Man’s wife had warned him to cancel a fishing trip with his friends, but he went anyway and paid the ultimate price when his boat sank, killing him and three others.

Man who ignored wife’s ‘premonition’ dies on fishing trip in Malaysia
Malaysia police hunt Singapore man for smuggling drugs by drone into city state

Mohamad Azli Ahmad Said is accused of launching the drone from Johor Bahru’s main city square one evening. Police said the 40-year-old is also wanted in Singapore on drug offences.

22 Jun 2020 - 6:35PM

Mohamad Azli Ahmad Said is accused of launching the drone from Johor Bahru’s main city square one evening. Police said the 40-year-old is also wanted in Singapore on drug offences.

Malaysia police hunt Singapore man for smuggling drugs by drone into city state
‘Tired of it’: In Malaysia, durian glut sees popular fruit sell for cheap

One villager near the border with Thailand reported selling up to three buckets of the fruit for as little as US$11.

18 Jun 2020 - 4:44PM

One villager near the border with Thailand reported selling up to three buckets of the fruit for as little as US$11.

‘Tired of it’: In Malaysia, durian glut sees popular fruit sell for cheap
Hong Kong will benefit from national security law in long-term: Malaysian billionaire Cheah Cheng Hye

The Value Partners Group co-chairman said the legislation will act as a cornerstone for the region’s progress.

30 May 2020 - 10:45PM

The Value Partners Group co-chairman said the legislation will act as a cornerstone for the region’s progress.

Hong Kong will benefit from national security law in long-term: Malaysian billionaire Cheah Cheng Hye
Coronavirus: visitors entering Malaysia must pay for mandatory quarantine, minister says

Malaysian citizens returning from abroad will have to pay 50 per cent of the US$34 per day cost while non-citizens have to bear the full expense.

21 May 2020 - 12:01PM

Malaysian citizens returning from abroad will have to pay 50 per cent of the US$34 per day cost while non-citizens have to bear the full expense.

Coronavirus: visitors entering Malaysia must pay for mandatory quarantine, minister says
Coronavirus: Malaysian shops reopen but retailers count cost of spoiled merchandise

Shopping centres have been urged to adopt temperature checks and provide hand sanitisers to restore customers’ confidence.

12 May 2020 - 3:00PM

Shopping centres have been urged to adopt temperature checks and provide hand sanitisers to restore customers’ confidence.

Coronavirus: Malaysian shops reopen but retailers count cost of spoiled merchandise
Coronavirus: Daughter of Malaysia’s former deputy PM Ahmad Zahid Hamidi fined for flouting lockdown

The daughter and son-in-law of Malaysia’s former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi were fined 800 ringgit each for travelling to Putrajaya for a meeting.

5 May 2020 - 9:19PM

The daughter and son-in-law of Malaysia’s former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi were fined 800 ringgit each for travelling to Putrajaya for a meeting.

Coronavirus: Daughter of Malaysia’s former deputy PM Ahmad Zahid Hamidi fined for flouting lockdown
Malaysia arrests 14 Chinese men who targeted victims from China in cryptocurrency scam

The 14 men targeted victims from the mainland by impersonating successful investors and setting up group chats with them.

19 Apr 2020 - 11:28PM

The 14 men targeted victims from the mainland by impersonating successful investors and setting up group chats with them.

Malaysia arrests 14 Chinese men who targeted victims from China in cryptocurrency scam
Malaysian farmers work to avoid waste during coronavirus lockdown

The country’s restrictions have made it difficult for vegetable growers to transport their produce to market.

16 Apr 2020 - 3:29PM

The country’s restrictions have made it difficult for vegetable growers to transport their produce to market.

Malaysian farmers work to avoid waste during coronavirus lockdown
Coronavirus: Malaysian man walks 120km home to avoid infecting anyone with Covid-19, adopts dog along the way

Alixson Mangundok, who had returned from Japan, feared he might carry the coronavirus and chose not to take any public transport.

8 Apr 2020 - 8:50PM

Alixson Mangundok, who had returned from Japan, feared he might carry the coronavirus and chose not to take any public transport.

Coronavirus: Malaysian man walks 120km home to avoid infecting anyone with Covid-19, adopts dog along the way
Malaysia’s Queen Tunku Azizah cooks for health care workers fighting coronavirus pandemic

Malaysia has reported 1,624 cases of coronavirus and 15 casualties.

25 Mar 2020 - 2:49PM

Malaysia has reported 1,624 cases of coronavirus and 15 casualties.

Malaysia’s Queen Tunku Azizah cooks for health care workers fighting coronavirus pandemic
Coronavirus: Malaysia brings in army to enforce partial lockdown amid outbreak

The Malaysian army will be deployed to assist police in ensuring that people stay in their homes.

20 Mar 2020 - 10:11PM

The Malaysian army will be deployed to assist police in ensuring that people stay in their homes.

Coronavirus: Malaysia brings in army to enforce partial lockdown amid outbreak
Coronavirus: former Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad in self-quarantine

‘We must self-quarantine at home for 14 days. If we do that, there will be less possibility of the virus spreading to other people,’ Mahathir said.

20 Mar 2020 - 4:34AM

‘We must self-quarantine at home for 14 days. If we do that, there will be less possibility of the virus spreading to other people,’ Mahathir said.

Coronavirus: former Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad in self-quarantine