Malaysia, Cambodia sign taxation, tourism deals

Malaysia and Cambodia are set to ink a double-taxation avoidance (DTA) agreement to boost their bilateral trade ties.The agenda is part of Malaysian Prime...

Thailand seeks trade boost with Malaysia

Thailand is looking to boost its trade relationship with Malaysia, with efforts to remove hurdles to cross-border trade with the latter in Songkhla's Sadao...

Airlines seeking compensation from Malaysian airport operator

Airlines will be seeking compensation from airport operator Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) after more than four days of delays and disruptions due to...

ASEAN, US to launch maritime drill, fight “wrongdoings”

THE Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has joined forces with the United States in holding maritime exercises which were aimed at preventing other...

Malaysia dismisses UN poverty claims 

Malaysia has rejected a United Nations envoy’s claims that it undercounts poverty rates.Economy Minister Azmin Ali defended the official figure of 0.4 per cent...

Malaysian police ban controversial preacher Zakir Naik from speaking on all media

The Royal Malaysia Police have barred Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik from speaking on all media, citing national security concerns.The Head of Corporate Communications...

Malaysia calls on UK to ditch EU palm-oil restrictions

Malaysia has offered the UK a post-Brexit trade deal if it abandons the European Union’s position on environmentally ruinous palm oil.Malaysia’s 94-year-old prime minister,...

Malaysia Court defers Najib trial to August 26

A Malaysian Court on Monday has deferred one of the five trials of former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak over a multi-billion-dollar scam involving...

Malaysia charges 17 Goldman chiefs over 1MDB

Malaysia has targeted 17 Goldman Sachs former and current directors with criminal charges over their alleged failure to provide appropriate oversight in the 1Malaysia...

Singapore and KL low in work-life study

Singapore has come 32nd out of 40 cities in a study of work-life balance but higher than Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong and Tokyo. Malaysia’s...

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