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Malaysian single mother charged with murder of two-year-old daughter

The 22-year-old woman is accused of intentionally causing the death of her only child.

22 Jan 2020 - 3:39PM

The 22-year-old woman is accused of intentionally causing the death of her only child.

Malaysian single mother charged with murder of two-year-old daughter
Malaysia’s states set to rapidly age as they fail to retain young talent

By 2040, nearly one-quarter of the population will be aged 60 or over in some areas, according to the latest government forecasts.

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By 2040, nearly one-quarter of the population will be aged 60 or over in some areas, according to the latest government forecasts.

Malaysia’s states set to rapidly age as they fail to retain young talent
UK woman who mocked airline nasi lemak says the real thing is ‘delicious’

Journalist Katie Morley earned the wrath of Malaysians after she complained about the local dish she had on a British Airways flight.

21 Jan 2020 - 2:07PM

Journalist Katie Morley earned the wrath of Malaysians after she complained about the local dish she had on a British Airways flight.

UK woman who mocked airline nasi lemak says the real thing is ‘delicious’
How to get a Cathay Pacific business class upgrade for free: YouTuber’s stunt prompts anger

Australian influencer Jamie Zhu claims he was upgraded to business class for free after faking a broken ankle.

21 Jan 2020 - 10:48AM

Australian influencer Jamie Zhu claims he was upgraded to business class for free after faking a broken ankle.

How to get a Cathay Pacific business class upgrade for free: YouTuber’s stunt prompts anger
Former Malaysian prime minister Najib’s bid to call handwriting expert a ‘tactical manoeuvre’, says prosecutor

Prosecutor Datuk V Sithambaram said that the move at such a late stage of trial clearly showed that the application was an ‘afterthought’.

20 Jan 2020 - 7:20PM

Prosecutor Datuk V Sithambaram said that the move at such a late stage of trial clearly showed that the application was an ‘afterthought’.

Former Malaysian prime minister Najib’s bid to call handwriting expert a ‘tactical manoeuvre’, says prosecutor
China coronavirus outbreak: Malaysia on ‘high alert’ ahead of Lunar New Year travel rush

Thermal scanners are being used at Kuala Lumpur International Airport ahead of the Lunar New Year travel rush after the WHO confirms the virus has spread to Japan and Thailand.

22 Jan 2020 - 4:49PM

Thermal scanners are being used at Kuala Lumpur International Airport ahead of the Lunar New Year travel rush after the WHO confirms the virus has spread to Japan and Thailand.

China coronavirus outbreak: Malaysia on ‘high alert’ ahead of Lunar New Year travel rush
Mensa UK’s youngest member is a 3-year-old Malaysian boy who stars in YouTube channel Little Haryz

By the time he was in nursery, ‘Little Haryz’ could read his own favourite storybooks.

20 Jan 2020 - 6:19PM

By the time he was in nursery, ‘Little Haryz’ could read his own favourite storybooks.

Mensa UK’s youngest member is a 3-year-old Malaysian boy who stars in YouTube channel Little Haryz
Malaysian serial rapist known as the ‘Datuk’ preyed on women using mobile phone job app, police say

Police say they have received reports of rape from two women who were targeted over the Bigo Live app and there may be more to come.

20 Jan 2020 - 6:04PM

Police say they have received reports of rape from two women who were targeted over the Bigo Live app and there may be more to come.

Malaysian serial rapist known as the ‘Datuk’ preyed on women using mobile phone job app, police say
UK woman who said nasi lemak was ‘wickedly bad’ faces anger of Malaysians

Malaysians and some Singaporeans defended the local dish after journalist Katie Morley expressed disgust with the meal she had on a British Airways flight.

17 Jan 2020 - 6:53PM

Malaysians and some Singaporeans defended the local dish after journalist Katie Morley expressed disgust with the meal she had on a British Airways flight.

UK woman who said nasi lemak was ‘wickedly bad’ faces anger of Malaysians
1MDB scandal: Malaysia police admit failure in capturing Jho Low by 2019, vow not to give up

Inspector General Abdul Hamid Bador said he wanted to be a ‘superhero’ but faced ‘many obstacles by certain parties’ in bringing the fugitive financier to justice by 2019.

14 Jan 2020 - 12:10PM

Inspector General Abdul Hamid Bador said he wanted to be a ‘superhero’ but faced ‘many obstacles by certain parties’ in bringing the fugitive financier to justice by 2019.

1MDB scandal: Malaysia police admit failure in capturing Jho Low by 2019, vow not to give up
Malaysia’s Najib Razak uses phrase from leaked tapes to mock officials over Azmin Ali sex video

The former PM used the phrase ‘can I advise you something?’ to take a swipe at the attorney general who said nobody in the video could be identified.

10 Jan 2020 - 9:44PM

The former PM used the phrase ‘can I advise you something?’ to take a swipe at the attorney general who said nobody in the video could be identified.

Malaysia’s Najib Razak uses phrase from leaked tapes to mock officials over Azmin Ali sex video
No charges over Azmin Ali sex video, Malaysia’s attorney general says

Tommy Thomas said none of the individuals implicated in the video could be positively identified.

9 Jan 2020 - 6:03PM

Tommy Thomas said none of the individuals implicated in the video could be positively identified.

No charges over Azmin Ali sex video, Malaysia’s attorney general says
YouTuber PewDiePie sorry for calling Singapore, Malaysia fans ‘crazy’ and ‘scream-ish’

The social media star was stalked by fans during visits to the city state and Kuala Lumpur in 2013 and 2016.

8 Jan 2020 - 6:15PM

The social media star was stalked by fans during visits to the city state and Kuala Lumpur in 2013 and 2016.

YouTuber PewDiePie sorry for calling Singapore, Malaysia fans ‘crazy’ and ‘scream-ish’
Powerful passports: Singapore’s No 2, Malaysia’s No 13. Who is No 1?

Asian countries dominate the Henley Passport Index for 2020.

8 Jan 2020 - 11:30AM

Asian countries dominate the Henley Passport Index for 2020.

Powerful passports: Singapore’s No 2, Malaysia’s No 13. Who is No 1?
Leaked files show Najib’s Umno used Cambridge Analytica to influence voters in Malaysia’s 2013 polls

According to the files unveiled by the firm’s ex-employee Britanny Kaiser, Umno requested the company to prepare a proposal to regain 13 seats.

4 Jan 2020 - 7:33AM

According to the files unveiled by the firm’s ex-employee Britanny Kaiser, Umno requested the company to prepare a proposal to regain 13 seats.

Leaked files show Najib’s Umno used Cambridge Analytica to influence voters in Malaysia’s 2013 polls
Singaporean vehicles delaying Malaysia’s planned entry permits at major complexes

More than 230,000 Singapore vehicles have registered for the VEP but only a quarter have installed radio frequency identification tag.

3 Jan 2020 - 3:13PM

More than 230,000 Singapore vehicles have registered for the VEP but only a quarter have installed radio frequency identification tag.

Singaporean vehicles delaying Malaysia’s planned entry permits at major complexes
Malaysia detains 87 Chinese in online investment scam ring bust

The suspects were rounded up during raids on residential and office units in Puchong by the Immigration Department.

1 Jan 2020 - 8:35PM

The suspects were rounded up during raids on residential and office units in Puchong by the Immigration Department.

Malaysia detains 87 Chinese in online investment scam ring bust
Anti-scam crackdown sees 373 Chinese nationals charged with entering Malaysia without valid permits

Those arrested were part of a group of 680 suspected scammers who were rounded up during a large-scale operation by the Immigration Department.

13 Dec 2019 - 5:09PM

Those arrested were part of a group of 680 suspected scammers who were rounded up during a large-scale operation by the Immigration Department.

Anti-scam crackdown sees 373 Chinese nationals charged with entering Malaysia without valid permits
Dozens more Chinese arrested in Malaysia’s Ipoh for online scam

Police confiscated 80 mobile phones, 31 personal computers, seven internet routers, several credit cards, cash in various currencies and one passport.

11 Dec 2019 - 3:11PM

Police confiscated 80 mobile phones, 31 personal computers, seven internet routers, several credit cards, cash in various currencies and one passport.

Dozens more Chinese arrested in Malaysia’s Ipoh for online scam
Young, low-income Malaysians are living beyond their means and drowning in debt, World Bank says

‘Impulse-buying behaviour, easy access to personal loans and credit card financing’ heighten the risks, particularly among those aged 25 to 34.

10 Dec 2019 - 4:46PM

‘Impulse-buying behaviour, easy access to personal loans and credit card financing’ heighten the risks, particularly among those aged 25 to 34.

Young, low-income Malaysians are living beyond their means and drowning in debt, World Bank says
Hong Kong property buyers fall in love with Malaysia’s Penang and stars like Aaron Kwok agree

Cheaper prices, regular flights and lower cost of living prove hard to resist, even for Hong Kong celebrities like Aaron Kwok, Hugo Ng and Dickson Lee.

5 Dec 2019 - 8:52PM

Cheaper prices, regular flights and lower cost of living prove hard to resist, even for Hong Kong celebrities like Aaron Kwok, Hugo Ng and Dickson Lee.

Hong Kong property buyers fall in love with Malaysia’s Penang and stars like Aaron Kwok agree
Malaysia’s ex-PM Najib Razak says Saudi king donated millions to ensure stability

The former premier testified that the funds from the late King Abdullah were a sign of support and to ensure political stability.

17 Dec 2019 - 6:04PM

The former premier testified that the funds from the late King Abdullah were a sign of support and to ensure political stability.

Malaysia’s ex-PM Najib Razak says Saudi king donated millions to ensure stability
Malaysia detains 104 Chinese citizens in online scam syndicate raid

The online scam, which was run out of Kota Kinabalu, targeted victims from China, as the mainland clamps down on internet syndicates.

28 Nov 2019 - 10:20AM

The online scam, which was run out of Kota Kinabalu, targeted victims from China, as the mainland clamps down on internet syndicates.

Malaysia detains 104 Chinese citizens in online scam syndicate raid
Chinese nationals will be taught how to ‘behave in Malaysia’, ambassador says

China’s ambassador to Malaysia said the embassy had received several reports of tourists who did not respect the sensitivities of Malaysians.

24 Nov 2019 - 10:35PM

China’s ambassador to Malaysia said the embassy had received several reports of tourists who did not respect the sensitivities of Malaysians.

Chinese nationals will be taught how to ‘behave in Malaysia’, ambassador says
Malaysian photo shoot at Christian cemetery provokes online furore

Malay women dressed in wedding gowns were photographed alongside tombstones and the images have been criticised as distasteful.

8 Nov 2019 - 7:30PM

Malay women dressed in wedding gowns were photographed alongside tombstones and the images have been criticised as distasteful.

Malaysian photo shoot at Christian cemetery provokes online furore
Malaysia ‘won’t go to war’ with country hosting 1MDB fugitive Jho Low, says Mahathir Mohamad

The prime minister said Malaysia was not ‘a very strong nation’ and did not have much bargaining power

17 Dec 2019 - 6:03PM

The prime minister said Malaysia was not ‘a very strong nation’ and did not have much bargaining power

Malaysia ‘won’t go to war’ with country hosting 1MDB fugitive Jho Low, says Mahathir Mohamad
Malaysian finance minister admits writing foreword for banned pro-China comic

The Home Ministry recently banned the book, which was distributed in some schools, for cultural insensitivity.

30 Oct 2019 - 3:38PM

The Home Ministry recently banned the book, which was distributed in some schools, for cultural insensitivity.

Malaysian finance minister admits writing foreword for banned pro-China comic
Chinese woman charged with drink-driving, running over Malaysian motorcyclist

Liu Shasha, who was allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol, rammed her car into a 58-year-old public health assistant.

30 Oct 2019 - 1:16PM

Liu Shasha, who was allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol, rammed her car into a 58-year-old public health assistant.

Chinese woman charged with drink-driving, running over Malaysian motorcyclist
Malaysian lawmakers, CEO charged over links to Sri Lankan Tamil Tigers

Assemblymen G. Saminathan and P. Gunasekaran were charged for supporting the militant group at an event held in 2018.

29 Oct 2019 - 5:11PM

Assemblymen G. Saminathan and P. Gunasekaran were charged for supporting the militant group at an event held in 2018.

Malaysian lawmakers, CEO charged over links to Sri Lankan Tamil Tigers
Second Singapore restaurant under fire for using arcade claw machine on live lobsters

The seafood outlet, which initially used the machine on live animals, says it does not let customers play with the mechanical claw function.

29 Oct 2019 - 2:15PM

The seafood outlet, which initially used the machine on live animals, says it does not let customers play with the mechanical claw function.

Second Singapore restaurant under fire for using arcade claw machine on live lobsters