Malaysia to swap palm oil for Chinese arms: minister 

Malaysia has signed a deal to swap environmentally ruinous palm oil for Chinese weapons.  Malaysian industrial minister Teresa Kok said US$145 million worth of palm...

Malaysia gets tough on plastic junk 

Malaysia says it will send back 3,300 tonnes of waste to its original countries because it was rotting, contaminated, had been falsely labelled or...

Malaysia eyes legal shakeup to bust corruption

The Malaysian government has been called to make major legislative reform to ensure former prime minister Najib Najib’s alleged embezzlement is never repeated. The government’s...

1MDB’s Hollywood mansion set for forced sale  

US prosecutors are seeking to sell a US$39-million Hollywood mansion purportedly bought by fugitive Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho with pilfered cash from the 1Malaysia Development...

Singapore, Malaysia end airport standoff

Firefly, which has suspended its flights to Singapore’s Seletar airport since December, says it will resume this month after Malaysia and Singapore reached an...

Malaysia called to probe police over disappearances

The Malaysian human rights commission has called for a probe into the disappearances of a Christian priest and a Muslim Shiite activist after a...

Najib tries to delay 1MDB trial again

Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak has filed another application to delay his trial over seven alleged criminal breaches of trust, abuse of power...

Malaysia, Indonesia threaten EU over palm oil ban

The European Union risks a trade war with Malaysia over its "grossly unfair" policies aimed at palm oil exports, according to nationalist Prime Minister...

Mahathir in hurry to clear Malaysian debts

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says he is in a hurry as he has limited time to live and huge debts need to be...

Singapore’s Goh calls for better Malaysia ties

Singapore and Malaysia should build more bridges between their leaders and people, said the city-state’s Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong in response to...

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