Gulf Times - Malaysia
Malaysia court postpones ex-PM Najib's corruption trial pending appeal

Malaysia court postpones ex-PM Najib's corruption trial pending appeal

A Malaysian court on Monday postponed the corruption trial of former prime minister Najib Razak over charges related to a multibillion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB pending an appeal, his lawyer said.

Malaysia probes deadly market stampede

Malaysia probes deadly market stampede

A stampede in a Malaysian market that killed two elderly women as people rushed to collect free food coupons will be investigated by police, an official said Tuesday.

Malaysia scraps multi-billion dollar China-backed project

Malaysia scraps multi-billion dollar China-backed project

A multi-billion dollar China-backed rail project in Malaysia has been scrapped, government officials said Saturday, adding that the cost of building it was too high.

Malaysia says won't host any more events with Israel

Malaysia says won't host any more events with Israel

Malaysia's foreign minister said Wednesday the country will not host any more events involving Israel, as he reiterated that swimmers from the Jewish state were barred from a forthcoming competition.

Airline cabin crew member arrested in Australian drug bust

Airline cabin crew member arrested in Australian drug bust

An employee of a Malaysian airline was among eight people arrested in Australia on charges of trafficking more than 14 kg (30 lb) of heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine, Australian authorities said on Wednesday.

Malaysia probes claim China offered to bail out 1MDB

Malaysia probes claim China offered to bail out 1MDB

Malaysia said Tuesday it was investigating claims China offered to help bail out scandal-hit state fund 1MDB and get foreign probes into the controversy dropped in return for securing infrastructure deals.

Malaysian king abdicates in historic first

Malaysian king abdicates in historic first

Malaysia's king abdicated Sunday in a historic first for the country that ended weeks of speculation about his future after he took medical leave and reportedly married a Russian ex-beauty queen.

Malaysia keen on expanding relations with Qatar

Malaysia keen on expanding relations with Qatar

Malaysia's Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah congratulated the leadership, government and people of Qatar on the occasion of the National Day, which was celebrated on Tuesday (December 18) ...

Malaysia airport VX poison trial suspended over witness statements

Malaysia airport VX poison trial suspended over witness statements

A Malaysian court on Tuesday suspended the trial of a woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korea's leader as her lawyers sought more time to seek written statements from witnesses.

Malaysia charges Goldman Sachs, ex-bankers in 1MDB probe

Malaysia charges Goldman Sachs, ex-bankers in 1MDB probe

Malaysia on Monday filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two of the US bank's former employees in connection with an investigation into suspected corruption and money laundering ...

Malaysia's Mahathir says no rights to recognise Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Malaysia's Mahathir says no rights to recognise Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Sunday criticized Australia's move to recognise West Jerusalem as Israel's capital, saying countries had "no rights" to do so.

Vietnam beat Malaysia at home to claim Suzuki Cup

Vietnam beat Malaysia at home to claim Suzuki Cup

An early goal by Nguyen Anh Duc proved decisive as Vietnam beat Malaysia 1-0 at My Dinh National Stadium on Saturday to lift the AFF Suzuki Cup for the second time.