Gulf Times - Malaysia
Former Malaysian PM Najib takes stand in 1MDB scandal-linked trial

Former Malaysian PM Najib takes stand in 1MDB scandal-linked trial

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak took to the witness box for the first time on Tuesday to defend himself on criminal charges linked to a multibillion-dollar scandal

Australian gran wins Malaysia drugs death sentence appeal

Australian gran wins Malaysia drugs death sentence appeal

An Australian grandmother won her final appeal against a death sentence for trafficking in Malaysia on Tuesday and walked free, after claiming she fell for an online love scam and was tricked into transporting drugs.

UK to take back 42 containers of plastic scrap illegally shipped to Malaysia

UK to take back 42 containers of plastic scrap illegally shipped to Malaysia

Britain will take back 42 containers filled with plastic waste that had been illegally shipped to Malaysia, authorities said on Monday.

Malaysia's last Sumatran rhinoceros dies

Malaysia's last Sumatran rhinoceros dies

The last Sumatran rhinoceros in Malaysia died on Saturday, leaving the smallest species of rhino, which once roamed across Asia, surviving in small numbers mostly in Indonesia.

Malaysian court tells former PM Najib to defend himself in 1MDB linked case

Malaysian court tells former PM Najib to defend himself in 1MDB linked case

Malaysia's Former Prime Minister Najib Razak will have to defend himself against allegations of abuse of power and money laundering in the misappropriation of RM42 million ...

Malaysia to further strengthen economic ties with Qatar, says embassy official

Malaysia to further strengthen economic ties with Qatar, says embassy official

Malaysia and Qatar are doubling up efforts to strengthen both countries’ trade and economic relations, according to an embassy official

Cambodian opposition figure Sam Rainsy lands in Malaysia

Cambodian opposition figure Sam Rainsy lands in Malaysia

Self-exiled Cambodian opposition figure Sam Rainsy landed in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur on Saturday after promising to return home to rally opponents of authoritarian ruler Hun Sen.

Malaysia hands jail term to laundrette cat killer

Malaysia hands jail term to laundrette cat killer

A Malaysian man who killed a pregnant cat by putting it into a laundrette dryer has been sentenced to 34 months in jail, official media reported, in a case that sparked outrage.

Malaysia important market for Qatar Airways: al-Baker

Malaysia important market for Qatar Airways: al-Baker

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker met with Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir bin Mohamed and other senior officials

Qatar, Malaysia discuss co-operation in higher education sector and research

Qatar, Malaysia discuss co-operation in higher education sector and research

The first meeting of the Joint Working Group of Qatar and Malaysia on Monday discussed co-operation in higher secondary education and issues prevailing in the sector.

Franco-Irish girl's family mourn 'unbearable' loss, as autopsy conducted

Franco-Irish girl's family mourn 'unbearable' loss, as autopsy conducted

Malaysian authorities Wednesday conducted a post-mortem examination on the body of a Franco-Irish teen found in the jungle after she disappeared from a resort, as her family mourned the ‘unbearable’ loss.

Body of missing Franco-Irish teen found in Malaysia jungle

Body of missing Franco-Irish teen found in Malaysia jungle

A body was found on Tuesday during the search for a missing Irish-French teenage girl in southern Malaysia, 10 days after her disappearance sparked a manhunt near a resort in the area.