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Najib was ‘briefed’ to say Jho Low had no role in 1MDB, former aide testifies

A former special officer to Najib Razak has testified that the ex-Malaysian prime minister was briefed on a document prepared by fugitive businessman Jho Low which stated he had no role in the 1MDB scandal.

10 Sep 2019 - 7:37PM

A former special officer to Najib Razak has testified that the ex-Malaysian prime minister was briefed on a document prepared by fugitive businessman Jho Low which stated he had no role in the 1MDB scandal.

Najib was ‘briefed’ to say Jho Low had no role in 1MDB, former aide testifies
1MDB scandal: Najib Razak offered projects to Beijing in exchange for help to resolve debt, says former aide at trial

The East Coast Rail Link, a gas pipeline and high-speed rail were among the infrastructure projects offered to a Chinese state-owned group, former aide Amhari Efendi Nazaruddin told the High Court.

4 Sep 2019 - 7:32PM

The East Coast Rail Link, a gas pipeline and high-speed rail were among the infrastructure projects offered to a Chinese state-owned group, former aide Amhari Efendi Nazaruddin told the High Court.

1MDB scandal: Najib Razak offered projects to Beijing in exchange for help to resolve debt, says former aide at trial
First chartered flight filled with whole durians leaves Malaysia for China

The shipment of 20 tonnes of Musang King durian fruits is bound for Zhengzhou, capital of central China’s Henan province.

27 Aug 2019 - 6:23PM

The shipment of 20 tonnes of Musang King durian fruits is bound for Zhengzhou, capital of central China’s Henan province.

First chartered flight filled with whole durians leaves Malaysia for China
Malaysian student Jerusha Sanjeevi killed herself. Now her family is suing US university

Malaysian student Jerusha Sanjeevi allegedly endured bullying that targeted her culture, including statements such as ‘Asians only want to please their parents’, ‘Asian names are weird’, and its people ‘stupid’ and ‘second best’.

8 Aug 2019 - 8:03AM

Malaysian student Jerusha Sanjeevi allegedly endured bullying that targeted her culture, including statements such as ‘Asians only want to please their parents’, ‘Asian names are weird’, and its people ‘stupid’ and ‘second best’.

Malaysian student Jerusha Sanjeevi killed herself. Now her family is suing US university
Hongkongers scout properties in Malaysia as political turmoil rumbles on

As interest starts to swirl in the property sector, the local education system is also seen as a beneficiary from the unrest in the city.

3 Aug 2019 - 8:30AM

As interest starts to swirl in the property sector, the local education system is also seen as a beneficiary from the unrest in the city.

Hongkongers scout properties in Malaysia as political turmoil rumbles on
Jho Low’s lawyers reportedly blocking 1MDB documentary from airing

Lawyers reportedly claim the film defames its client by portraying Low as the central figure in the scandal involving the Malaysian state fund.

1 Aug 2019 - 2:29PM

Lawyers reportedly claim the film defames its client by portraying Low as the central figure in the scandal involving the Malaysian state fund.

Jho Low’s lawyers reportedly blocking 1MDB documentary from airing
Malaysian queen discusses her Chinese roots and lending money to Robert Kuok

Tunka Azizah was speaking days before the July 30 installation ceremony of her husband, Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah, as the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong.

28 Jul 2019 - 9:10PM

Tunka Azizah was speaking days before the July 30 installation ceremony of her husband, Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah, as the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong.

Malaysian queen discusses her Chinese roots and lending money to Robert Kuok
When Mahathir met Sophia: Malaysian PM tongue-tied by Hong Kong’s ‘social humanoid’ robot

The 94-year-old prime minister seemed at a loss for words when faced with the ‘social humanoid’, which was being displayed in the Southeast Asian nation for the first time.

17 Jul 2019 - 6:26PM

The 94-year-old prime minister seemed at a loss for words when faced with the ‘social humanoid’, which was being displayed in the Southeast Asian nation for the first time.

When Mahathir met Sophia: Malaysian PM tongue-tied by Hong Kong’s ‘social humanoid’ robot
Malaysia’s southern state of Johor calls for property purchase restrictions by foreigners to be halved to bolster real estate sales

Foreigners are barred from purchasing Malaysian property valued at less than 1 million ringgit (US$242,000), a restriction imposed in 2014 to prevent speculation

30 Apr 2019 - 7:29PM

Foreigners are barred from purchasing Malaysian property valued at less than 1 million ringgit (US$242,000), a restriction imposed in 2014 to prevent speculation

Malaysia’s southern state of Johor calls for property purchase restrictions by foreigners to be halved to bolster real estate sales
English proficiency: an Asian nation in top three for first time in survey of non-native speakers

Survey of 1.3 million non-native speakers in 88 countries and regions ranks Singapore third for English proficiency, Philippines 14th and Malaysia 22nd; Hong Kong fifth best in Asia, behind India.

2 Nov 2018 - 3:13PM

Survey of 1.3 million non-native speakers in 88 countries and regions ranks Singapore third for English proficiency, Philippines 14th and Malaysia 22nd; Hong Kong fifth best in Asia, behind India.

English proficiency: an Asian nation in top three for first time in survey of non-native speakers
Many Malaysians are against idea of a new national car venture
Malaysian shoppers rush to supermarkets on fake news the Johor Crown Prince would foot the bill
KFC Malaysia jumps onto the ‘Rendangate’ bandwagon
14,000 tonnes of durians exported from Malaysia last year
Malaysians thinking twice before sharing potentially fake news
Nine Malaysians arrested over theft of bitcoin machines
A night at the Buckingham Palace with Malaysian fashion designer Bernard Chandran 

Talks to Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, about his work at Commonwealth Fashion Exchange initiative promoting design and arti­san fashion talents 

28 Feb 2018 - 4:12PM

Talks to Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, about his work at Commonwealth Fashion Exchange initiative promoting design and arti­san fashion talents 

A night at the Buckingham Palace with Malaysian fashion designer Bernard Chandran 
Scientists unlock secret of Malaysia’s proboscis monkeys
Indonesian domestic helper forced to sleep outside in Malaysia dies
Malaysian police haunted by complaints about the occult
Man steals dying boy’s phone in Malaysia
Sisters among 26 couples to tie the knot at Malaysian mass wedding
Malaysian seeks hair treatment in Taiwan, ends up balder and US$7,300 poorer
Malaysian theme park to get world’s longest water slide
Unlucky groom spends first night in lock-up in Malaysia
Airline comes to the aid of stranded Malaysians in India
Malaysian algae project wins Newton Prize
‘Blacklist status check’ kiosks to be placed in Malaysia’s main airport
Malaysian teenager surprises family with newborn on shopping trip
Two men who robbed shop tracked by ‘policemen’ in Malaysia who blackmailed them