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US concerned at detention of Anwar's daughter
March 17, 2015 11:11 am

US concerned at detention of Anwar's daughter

The United States said Monday it was "deeply concerned" by the detention of the eldest daughter of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim.

Anwar's party to keep leadership post vacant in protest over...
March 11, 2015 12:44 pm

Anwar's party to keep leadership post vacant in protest over...

The People's Justice Party (PKR) planned to keep the opposition leader seat vacant until the end of the parliamentary term if Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim fails to get a royal pardon for his sodomy conviction.

Q&A on the MH370 mystery
March 5, 2015 3:37 pm

Q&A on the MH370 mystery

KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - A year on, there remains no evidence to indicate what caused Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 to vanish or where it ended up, despite the most expensive search operation in history. Here are answers to some key questions still...

Family of Malaysia's Anwar seek royal pardon
February 25, 2015 5:56 pm

Family of Malaysia's Anwar seek royal pardon

The family of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said Wednesday they had sought a royal pardon for his conviction on sodomy charges to reverse a "gross miscarriage of justice".

Five years jail for Anwar as Malaysia upholds verdict
February 10, 2015 12:10 pm

Five years jail for Anwar as Malaysia upholds verdict

Malaysia's highest court on Tuesday upheld a sodomy conviction and five-year jail term for Anwar Ibrahim, throwing the opposition leader's political future into peril with a decision that he angrily denounced as a conspiracy.

Jail term for Anwar could trigger shock waves in M'sia's...
February 9, 2015 1:27 pm

Jail term for Anwar could trigger shock waves in M'sia's...

When the five-member Federal Court bench delivers its verdict on the Sodomy II case tomorrow, it will be deciding on more than one man's freedom.

Crash makes case for ejectable black boxes
January 9, 2015 1:00 am

Crash makes case for ejectable black boxes

Aviation agency keen to develop global system to Improve trackIng and locate fallen planes quickly

Tail, black box of crashed plane may have been found
January 6, 2015 1:00 am

Tail, black box of crashed plane may have been found

Agency yet to confirm discovery as ships widen search area to allow for strong currents

M'sian palm-oil refiners 'squeezed' by zero duty
January 6, 2015 1:00 am

M'sian palm-oil refiners 'squeezed' by zero duty

Malaysian palm-oil refiners facing a margin squeeze from the recent imposition of the zero crude palm oil (CPO) export tax are bracing for an extension of the zero duty, which is expected to remain until next month.

Flood 'tourists' delaying aid
January 6, 2015 1:00 am

Flood 'tourists' delaying aid

Flood "tourists" are causing heavy traffic from Kota Baru to Kuala Krai and Gua Musang and delaying the delivery of aid to the victims.