Endangered elephant shot 70 times, tusks removed

Malaysian officials on Monday said an endangered Borneo pygmy elephant was found dead in the state of Sabah last week with about 70 gunshot...

IMF cuts Singapore growth forecast

The International Monetary Fund has cut its 2019 growth forecast for Singapore to 2 per cent from 2.3 per cent as Donald Trump’s trade...

US still hunting 1MDB fugitive Low: envoy 

Fugitive Malaysian trader Low Taek Jho is still wanted by the US authorities despite him agreeing a deal with the Department of Justice (DoJ), according to the US...

Malaysian PM hails ties with Saudi Arabia

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak hailed ties with Saudi Arabia during his keynote address at the Jeddah Economic Forum (JEF) 2016 in Saudi Arabia. Malaysia...

Mahathir promises reform ahead of ‘rigged’ vote

Malaysia’s opposition has said it will axe a goods-and-services tax introduced in 2015 if it wins the next general election that must be held...

‘Singapore-Malaysia railway system to proceed’

The Malaysian government is set to proceed with the construction of a high-speed railway system that will link to Singapore, but this time, with...

Malaysia, 5 countries to probe into 1MDB scandal

The Malaysian government is working with at least five countries to recover $4.34 billion (18 billion ringgit) worth of assets allegedly siphoned from the...

RM 450 million stimulus via e-wallet players in MY

The government is on track to grant up to RM 450 million to citizens between January 15 and March 14, 2020 in its bid...

Vietnam calls for restraint in South China Sea 

Vietnam has asked Beijing to show restraint in the South China Sea next year after a Chinese oil drill-ship and its naval escorts spent...

Najib to expose all-male boards 

Malaysia says it will expose companies with no women on their boards next year, warning that the employers risk losing government contracts. Prime Minister Najib...

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