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