As haze worsens, Malaysia looking into cloud seeding

Malaysia is studying the feasibility of cloud seeding to induce rain in areas that are currently affected by the haze.Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri...

Key ASEAN cities feeling the heat of climate change

Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, and Jakarta face the risk of suffering ‘unprecedented climate change’ by the year 2050.In a study conducted among 520 cities,...

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...

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Singapore promises 2020 recovery after quarterly growth

Singapore exceeded estimates for economic growth in the third quarter with the city-state’s authorities claiming that a full recovery will be secured next year. GDP...

Asean climate crises loom after decades of abuse 

Asean’s governments continue to abuse the environment but the regional body’s shared ecological efforts to tackle the issues are pitiful.   Farmers along the Mekong have been...

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The four lower Mekong River basin countries of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam should expect severe to extreme drought – compounded by dams –...