US FAA downgrades Malaysian aviation safety

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently downgraded the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) to a Category 2 from its Category 1 status....

Last Sumatran rhino in Malaysia dies, species now extinct in the country

The Sumatran rhinoceros has become extinct in Malaysia, after the last of the species in the country succumbed to cancer on Saturday (Nov 23). The...

RCEP members lure back India

Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are underway with the crafting of measures to resolve the recent exit of India from...

4 Malaysian nationals caned over gay sex

Four Malaysian nationals on Monday were caned for having gay sex, which is a violation of the Islamic laws. Human rights group Amnesty International said...

Malaysian government to bail out pilgrimage fund for RM10.3 billion

The Government of Malaysia will bear an RM10.3 billion ($2.48 billion) premium to restore the financial health of Lembaga Tabung Haji (LTH) as part...

Malaysia fugitive Low set to lose Cyprus passport

High-profile Cambodian government figures and the fugitive Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho are due to lose their secretly acquired Republic of Cyprus passports. Cyprus...

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...

RCEP conclusion fails amid India’s withdrawal

A free-trade deal between members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and their five trading partners failed to be signed amid India’s...

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...

Malaysia, Singapore flag carriers sign wide-ranging partnership agreement

National carriers Malaysia Airlines and Singapore Airlines (SIA) have on Wednesday (Oct 30) sealed a wide-ranging commercial agreement to share revenue on flights between...

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