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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.

Probe into AirAsia schedules
January 4, 2015 1:00 am

Probe into AirAsia schedules

Indonesia says it 'flew beyond terms' of permit; licence may be at risk, official says; big parts of jet found on sea floor

More bodies found, search in full swing
January 3, 2015 1:00 am

More bodies found, search in full swing

Divers still seeking main fuselage of AirAsia jet; tail of plane detected

Connecting in the forest
January 3, 2015 1:00 am

Connecting in the forest

Greenery, like at the huge forest area in Malaysia, turns jaded urbanites into friendly people