Malaysia promises to prioritise Asean

The sun rises over the Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur. Source: Wikimedia The Asean Economic Community (AEC) remains the principle priority for Malaysia although it has...

Malaysia Airlines to cut costs with Emirates deal

A Boeing 747-400 9M-MPD of Malaysia Airlines in the special "hibiscus" livery. Source: Wikipedia Loss-making carrier Malaysia Airlines, yet to recover from two disasters last year,...

Malaysia moves for Philippine anti-terror alliance

Tulay mosque in the southern Philippine island of Sulu. Source: Flickr Malaysia has called for closer ties with the Philippines to tackle terror threats. Intelligence reports...

Malaysia bullish on extremist rehabilitation

Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. Source: Wikimedia  Malaysia's success rate in rehabilitating extremists and militants, which Kuala Lumpur claims stands at 95 per...

Indonesia leaves Malaysia behind in biodiesel production

Indonesia's vehicles will soon by running on a little more palm oil Jakarta is committed to push for higher production and consumption of biodiesel, to...

Asean called to tackle Abu Sayyaf

The Black Standard of ISIL, which was adopted by Abu Sayyaf. Source: Wikipedia Asean must work together to break the kidnapping threat of the Abu...

Asean launches economic bloc

Southeast Asian nations have created a unified economic community that aims to rival the European Union and North America. The 10 Asean leaders signed a...

Islamism set to dominate summit

The Petronas Towers. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. US President Barack Obama said Islamist militancy and the South China Sea disputes would dominate Kuala Lumpur’s summits this weekend. After...

Islamism set to dominate summit

The Petronas Towers. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. US President Barack Obama said Islamist militancy and the South China Sea disputes would dominate Kuala Lumpur’s summits this weekend. After...

EU hopes for Asean statement on sustainable development

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is among world leaders due to attend the Asean summit in Kuala Lumpur this weekend. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The European Union...

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