Asean eyes Moscow free-trade deal

Radisson Blu Resort & Congress Centre, Sochi. Source: Wikimedia Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said the Asean-Russia commemorative summit could result in a free-trade deal. He...

Najib promises Sarawak increased powers

Sarawak’s state parliament. Source: Wikimedia   Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak in Kuching acknowledged Sarawak's desire for more devolved powers from Kuala Lumpur after the Barisan...

Najib set to clean up in Sarawak poll

The main entrance to the Niah Caves in Sarawak. The sprawling state is largely rural. Source: Wikimedia Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is working hard...

Najib set to clean up in Sarawak poll

The main entrance to the Niah Caves in Sarawak. The sprawling state is largely rural. Source: Wikimedia Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is working hard...

Malaysia names central bank boss

Outgoing governor Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz. Source: YouTube Malaysia has appointed Muhammad Ibrahim as central bank governor, after months of market speculation ahead of veteran...

Malaysia burns tonnes of ivory

The African elephant is being hunted to extinction. Source: YouTube The Malaysian authorities have destroyed 9.5 tonnes of seized elephant ivory to deter smugglers who...

Committee conducts 1MDB probe

A parliamentary enquiry into 1MDB has heavily criticized the fund’s former chief executive, calling for further investigations into the former boss, while also finding...

Fuel firms flee Singapore for KL

Jurong refinery, Singapore. Source: Wikimedia Oil and gas companies in Singapore are moving across the straits to Malaysia, attracted by lower costs as profits tumble. The Financial...

Malaysia cracks down on Isis suspects

Malaysia’s security services have been on standby since the Asean conferences at the end of last year. Source: Wikimedia Malaysia’s police have detained 15...

Mahathir sues PM Najib over ‘abuse of power’

Kuala Lumpur saw large anti-government protests last year. Source: Wikimedia Ex-Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has filed a lawsuit against former ally, the current premier...

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