The United Malays National Organisation (Umno) has governed the country for more than 60 years.
Indian police have busted an internet scam in which around 650,000 people lost a combined 37bn rupees ($549mn) after sending money to a company that promised they would earn cash by clicking on web links.
India's central bank on Wednesday rolled back an order restricting deposits of banned rupee bills into bank accounts, after the move sparked a huge public backlash.
Fugitive Indian businessman Vijay Mallya said that his Twitter account had been penetrated by a hacking group, which posted links to what it alleged were details of Mallya's bank accounts, offshore investments and luxury cars.
Philippine presidential favourite Rodrigo Duterte has brushed off controversies to keep a huge lead going into the final days of the election campaign, a pollster said on Friday.