Philippine icon Senator Manny Pacquiao said Wednesday he aims to prove that his time in boxing is not yet over when he takes on Argentinian champion Lucas Matthysse in Malaysia in July.
A boat carrying 70 Rohingya Muslims set out for Malaysia from Myanmar this week, two sources and a rights group, the latest to embark on a dangerous sea journey.
Malaysian ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad warned Friday elections next month will be the dirtiest in the country's history due to cheating by the "monster" prime minister, but insisted his opposition alliance has a fighting chance.
News of the rescue comes several days after the arrival in Malaysia of another boat carrying dozens of members of the persecuted minority from Myanmar.
Najib Razak is widely expected to retain power, especially with a deep rift between Mahathir Mohamad's opposition alliance and the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS).
The laboratory that tested the nerve agent allegedly used to assassinate the North Korean leader's half-brother was not on the list of centres approved by the global chemical weapons watchdog, a Malaysian court heard.
MasterChef UK judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace turned down the chicken accompaniment of a traditional Malaysian dish, saying the skin wasn't crispy.
A boat carrying dozens of Rohingya from Myanmar arrived in Malaysia on Tuesday and the members of the stateless Muslim minority will be allowed to enter the country, authorities said.
Najib Razak is under pressure to secure a strong mandate as he grapples with a multi-billion dollar scandal at a state fund and public anger over rising living costs.
Bangladesh officials said on Monday a fishing boat carrying Rohingya Muslims to Southeast Asia did not set sail from its shores, where close to one million refugees live in congested camps.
Bank Negara Malaysia said no funds were lost in the incident, which it identified on Tuesday and involved falsified wire-transfer requests over the SWIFT bank messaging network.
Malaysia's ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) party tabled a bill in parliament on Monday to address "fake news," as the country gears up for national elections.