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M'sia ranked near bottom of the class by environmental democracy...
May 21, 2015 4:23 pm

M'sia ranked near bottom of the class by environmental democracy...

Malaysians has been ranked poorly in environmental democratic rights, coming in 69th of 70 countries surveyed worldwide.

M'sia PM to shore up support with new growth plan
May 21, 2015 3:33 pm

M'sia PM to shore up support with new growth plan

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak laid out his government's growth strategy for the next five years on Thursday, mixing spending on infrastructure with populist pledges on jobs and housing as he looks to shore...

Malaysia turns away boats as death stalks weary migrants
May 14, 2015 5:20 pm

Malaysia turns away boats as death stalks weary migrants

OFF KOH LIPE, Thailand (AFP) - Malaysia turned away two vessels carrying hundreds of migrants while one boat turned up Thursday in Thai waters, as critics accused Southeast Asian governments of playing a game of "human ping pong" with the...

'Stop oppressing Rohingya,' Malaysia tells Myanmar
May 14, 2015 1:12 pm

'Stop oppressing Rohingya,' Malaysia tells Myanmar

KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Southeast Asia must send a "very strong message" to Myanmar to stop oppressing its Rohingya minority, who are part of a surge in boat people raising fears of a regional humanitarian crisis, a Malaysian government...

Malaysian premier to visit Japan
May 12, 2015 2:35 pm

Malaysian premier to visit Japan

Tokyo (dpa) - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will travel to Japan this month for talks with Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, the two governments said Tuesday.

Singapore and Malaysia to boost travel links
May 6, 2015 12:59 pm

Singapore and Malaysia to boost travel links

Singapore and Malaysia will take several steps to improve connectivity between them and ease congestion at the border, said the prime ministers of both countries yesterday.

Asean pushes for single time zone
April 27, 2015 7:46 pm

Asean pushes for single time zone

Kuala Lumpur (dpa) - A single time zone across members of the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations could come a step closer this year, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Monday.

Summit to urge 'self-restraint' in South China Sea...
April 24, 2015 3:12 pm

Summit to urge 'self-restraint' in South China Sea...

A Southeast Asian summit will urge "self-restraint" in the South China Sea but avoid directly criticising Chinese actions that have fanned tensions in the contested waters, a diplomatic source with knowledge of a draft statement said...

'Asean can learn from EU on economy'
April 24, 2015 2:31 pm

'Asean can learn from EU on economy'

Asean can emulate some of the European Union's experiences in bridging the economic gap among member countries.

Tale of two locations at this Asean summit
April 21, 2015 5:49 pm

Tale of two locations at this Asean summit

Ask the people around you. No, even better, look around Kuala Lumpur. Is there anything to indicate that something big will take place in the city?