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Malaysian plane scare as flight diverted to Alice Springs

Malaysian plane scare as flight diverted to Alice Springs

A Malaysia Airlines flight was forced to divert to the Australian outback town of Alice Springs on Thursday for ‘technical reasons’ in a scare one passenger described as ‘hell’.

Malaysia's Najib takes swipe at Mahathir on Singapore trip

Malaysia's Najib takes swipe at Mahathir on Singapore trip

Mahathir Mohamad, who ruled Malaysia for more than two decades and is now making another run at the top job aged 92, frequently traded barbs with Singapore's founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew during his time in office.

Malaysia upholds death sentences for nine Filipinos over 2013 incursion

Malaysia upholds death sentences for nine Filipinos over 2013 incursion

A Malaysian court on Monday upheld death sentences handed down to nine men from the Philippines in connection with an 2013 incursion into the Malaysian part of Borneo island by Philippine fighters seeking to stake an ancient claim.

Malaysia's last female Sumatran rhino requires urgent surgery

Malaysia's last female Sumatran rhino requires urgent surgery

Malaysia is keeping a close eye on Iman, the country's last female Sumatran rhino, who has been suffering from uterus bleeding since December last year, local media reported Tuesday.

Malaysian alliance names Mahathir as PM candidate

Malaysian alliance names Mahathir as PM candidate

Mahathir Mohamad is seen as the biggest threat for Prime Minister Najib Razak, who is engulfed in a corruption scandal.

Malaysia approves company's search for MH370 wreckage

Malaysia approves company's search for MH370 wreckage

Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said on Saturday the government had approved a proposal from US-based exploration company Ocean Infinity to search for the plane on a "no cure, no fee" basis.

High-tech ship en route to resume hunt for MH370

High-tech ship en route to resume hunt for MH370

A high-tech vessel run by a US exploration firm is en route to resume the hunt for flight MH370 in a new bid to solve one of aviation's greatest mysteries.

Thousands in Asia protest against Trump's Jerusalem plan

Thousands in Asia protest against Trump's Jerusalem plan

Leaders in both Asian countries have joined a global chorus of voices condemning US President Donald Trump's move.

Seven killed, thousands evacuated in flash floods in Malaysia

Seven killed, thousands evacuated in flash floods in Malaysia

Seven people have been killed and some 10,000 people evacuated in Malaysia after weekend rain in the north-west states of Penang and Kedah caused flash flooding, local media reported on Monday.

Flash floods kill 5 in Malaysia

Flash floods kill 5 in Malaysia

Flash floods caused by hours of torrential rain killed at least five people in Malaysia and military forces deployed on Sunday to help rescue thousands of displaced people in the northern state of Penang.

Malaysia probes reported leak of 46mn mobile users' data

Malaysia probes reported leak of 46mn mobile users' data

The massive data breach, believed to affect almost the entire population of Malaysia, was first reported last month by Lowyat.net, a local technology news website.

Kim Jong-Nam murder suspects visit airport amid chaotic scenes

Kim Jong-Nam murder suspects visit airport amid chaotic scenes

Two women on trial for murdering the North Korean leader's half-brother visited the Malaysian airport where he was poisoned under heavy police guard on Tuesday, with the exhausted suspects ...