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Malaysia's palm heritage
August 29, 2014 1:00 am

Malaysia's palm heritage

Even though many of its cities are named after palm species, several types are now becoming extinct due to illegal logging and development

MH370 and MH17 tragedies spark Malaysia Airlines crew resignations
August 27, 2014 1:00 am

MH370 and MH17 tragedies spark Malaysia Airlines crew resignations

Nearly 200 cabin crew have resigned from Malaysia Airlines which was hit by two deadly tragedies this year, the carrier said yesterday, and some reportedly cited fears for their safety.

Aust woman tells of alleged assault by M'sia Airlines steward
August 26, 2014 1:00 am

Aust woman tells of alleged assault by M'sia Airlines steward

A chief steward with Malaysia Airlines allegedly put his hand down a woman's pants during a flight to France and then pleaded with her not to report the incident, she told Australian media.

Standing the test of time
August 26, 2014 1:00 am

Standing the test of time

Even though Kuala Lumpur has shrugged off the old in its race to develop, one cafe remains unchanged, serving the same delicacies

Malaysian regulatory changes are a challenge for local, foreign...
August 25, 2014 1:00 am

Malaysian regulatory changes are a challenge for local, foreign...

The ongoing changes in the regulatory landscape of the various sectors of the Indonesian economy will be challenging for foreign investors, including Malaysians, who have poured money into the country over the past 15 years.

Push for Malaysians to be more aware of Asean
August 20, 2014 2:06 pm

Push for Malaysians to be more aware of Asean

Malaysians have the lowest level of awareness of Asean among the 10-member countries' citizens and the government is set on rectifying this, ahead of the country's scheduled takeover of the grouping's chairmanship next year.

Pygmy elephant dies from gunshot wound
August 20, 2014 1:00 am

Pygmy elephant dies from gunshot wound

A male pygmy elephant was found dead from a gunshot wound in eastern Malaysia, a state wildlife official said yesterday. The body of the elephant, an endangered species, was discovered in a palm oil plantation in Tawau town in the state of Sabah,...

The reluctant politician
August 20, 2014 1:00 am

The reluctant politician

Ever the dutiful wife, Dr Wan Azizah has been stepping up for her husband Anwar Ibrahim. This time she is running for the chief minister's post in Selangor

M'sia teen's Facebook 'like' prompts sedition...
August 15, 2014 1:00 am

M'sia teen's Facebook 'like' prompts sedition...

A Malaysian teenager is being investigated by police for sedition after "liking" a pro-Israel Facebook posting, sparking outrage over perceived growing intolerance in the Muslim-majority country.

Mahathir slams MAS takover
August 13, 2014 1:00 am

Mahathir slams MAS takover

Former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad yesterday criticised the takeover of crisis-hit Malaysia Airlines by the country's sovereign wealth fund as a recipe for more losses by the carrier.