The Nation

aec

Smaller
Larger
Malaysia detains four Western tourists over nude pix on quake-hit peak
June 10, 2015 1:55 pm

Malaysia detains four Western tourists over nude pix on quake-hit peak

KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Malaysian authorities have detained four tourists -- two Canadians, a Briton and one Dutch national -- for allegedly stripping naked on Mount Kinabalu, an act some locals say angered tribal spirits and caused a deadly earthquake,...

Malaysia to protest over China Coast Guard 'intrusion':...
June 9, 2015 3:09 pm

Malaysia to protest over China Coast Guard 'intrusion':...

KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Malaysia will lodge a diplomatic protest against an alleged incursion by a Chinese Coast Guard ship into its waters off Borneo island in the disputed South China Sea, a top naval official said Tuesday amid a continuing standoff...

Horrors unearthed at 28 sites used by human traffickers
May 26, 2015 8:05 am

Horrors unearthed at 28 sites used by human traffickers

WANG KELIAN (Perlis): A decomposing corpse is on the ground, just bones and tattered skin. It used to be a human being, someone's son or daughter, brother or sister, until about two weeks ago.

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.