Asean set to unveil vision for future

Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The blueprint for Asean's future will top the agenda for the 27th regional summit in November 21 in Kuala Lumpur. The 2025 blueprint...

Johor mourns young prince

Mahmoodiah Royal Mausoleum. Source: Wikimedia Johor prince Tunku Abdul Jalil was laid to rest at the Mahmoodiah Royal Mausoleum in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, after...

Sabah, Sarawak promised bright future

Sabah and Sarawak will prosper under the Pakatan Harapan federal and state governments, promised Malaysian finance minister Lim Guan Eng as the prime minister...

Malaysia called to probe police over disappearances

The Malaysian human rights commission has called for a probe into the disappearances of a Christian priest and a Muslim Shiite activist after a...

Shell sells Malaysian arm to Chinese firm

A Shell petrol station in Sabah, Malaysia. Source: Wikimedia Royal Dutch Shell said it had agreed to sell its shares in Shell Refining Company in...

KL rail tender due this week

Jurong East in Singapore. Source: Wikimedia The tender for the high-speed rail (HSR) scheme connecting Kuala Lumpur and Singapore is expected to be called within...

Trump win hits Asean markets

Malaysia is celebrating strong economic growth. Source: Pixabay Donald Trump's electoral victory in the US reverberated around Asean's markets with the Malaysian and Indonesian central...

Mahathir condemns ‘thief’ Najib  

Thousands of peaceful but unregistered protesters have demanded action against Prime Minister Najib Razak over the mismanagement of billions of dollars in the 1Malaysia...

Palm oil trade war looms 

As the more environmentally progressive elements of the European Union discuss ways to cut imports of palm oil, Malaysia and Indonesia are becoming increasingly...

Ex-Goldman bankers charged over 1MDB

US prosecutors have issued criminal charges against two former Goldman Sachs bankers and Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho over the alleged theft of billions...

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