Gulf Times - Malaysia
Lawyer for ex-Malaysian leader Najib arrested, charged

Lawyer for ex-Malaysian leader Najib arrested, charged

Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak's chief lawyer was arrested and charged with money laundering Thursday, as authorities intensified a crackdown on corruption linked to the previous government.

Top Malaysian universities seeking students from Qatar

Top Malaysian universities seeking students from Qatar

More than 15 universities are participating in a three-day event organised by Education Malaysia and My Aspiration.

Pygmy elephant deaths in Borneo prompt Malaysian probe

Pygmy elephant deaths in Borneo prompt Malaysian probe

Malaysia is investigating a surge in the number of deaths of pygmy elephants, an endangered species found in the tropical rainforests of Borneo, wildlife authorities said on Thursday.

Malaysia bars foreigners from residential project in Johor

Malaysia bars foreigners from residential project in Johor

The project has faced uncertainty since Mahathir Mohamad's coalition scored a shock victory at a May general election.

Malaysia PM calls for China's help with fiscal problems

Malaysia PM calls for China's help with fiscal problems

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad called on China's top leadership to help with his country's fiscal problems Monday, as he seeks to revise major Beijing-backed projects ...

Malaysia court rules N Korea assassination trial can proceed

Malaysia court rules N Korea assassination trial can proceed

Judge Azmi Ariffin said the evidence presented in court since the trial started in October pointed to a "well-planned conspiracy" with a group of North Korean suspects who are still at large.

Malaysia seeks financier's jet linked to 1MDB scandal

Malaysia seeks financier's jet linked to 1MDB scandal

Authorities in Malaysia and the United States are investigating how billions of dollars went missing from 1MDB.

Thai child bride returns from Malaysia after outcry

Thai child bride returns from Malaysia after outcry

An 11-year-old child bride returned to Thailand this week after widespread outcry over her marriage to a Malaysian man 30 years her senior, an official told AFP on Saturday.

Former Malaysian PM Najib to go on trial next year

Former Malaysian PM Najib to go on trial next year

Najib Razak and his wife, Rosmah Mansor, have been barred from leaving the country after his decade in power ended in a shock election defeat in May.

Indonesia to hand over yacht linked to 1MDB to Malaysia

Indonesia to hand over yacht linked to 1MDB to Malaysia

Indonesia has agreed to hand over to Malaysia a $250 million luxury yacht it impounded in Bali earlier this year in connection with a corruption scandal at a Malaysian state fund, Indonesian authorities said on Saturday.

Pompeo kicks off Southeast Asia trip in Malaysia

Pompeo kicks off Southeast Asia trip in Malaysia

Pompeo is set to discuss regional security and economic interests with recently elected Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and other senior officials in Kuala Lumpur.

Endangered pygmy elephant shot dead on Borneo

Endangered pygmy elephant shot dead on Borneo

The male elephant, believed to be about four years old, was found on Monday by the side of a road in the state of Sabah, on the Malaysian part of Borneo.