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Many M'sians would rather pay service charge than tip
April 17, 2015 1:55 pm

Many M'sians would rather pay service charge than tip

Many Malaysians, including parliamentarians, prefer to pay the service charge rather than tip wait staff at restaurants, saying that it is more practical.

Petronas: No plans to cut jobs, salaries
April 17, 2015 1:52 pm

Petronas: No plans to cut jobs, salaries

Petroliam Nasional Bhd's (Petronas) newly elected president and chief executive officer Datuk Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin has denied a news report that the group is going to cut the salary of Petronas Carigali employees.

Malaysia PM defends himself against mounting criticism
April 10, 2015 2:08 pm

Malaysia PM defends himself against mounting criticism

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has defended himself against a slew of criticisms over corruption scandals and a crackdown on civil liberties, brushing aside suggestions that he should step down.

Malaysia passes terrorism law, raising rights fears
April 7, 2015 10:34 am

Malaysia passes terrorism law, raising rights fears

Malaysia's parliament on Tuesday passed a tough anti-terrorism law meant to nip emerging signs of Islamic militancy in the bud, but which opponents denounced as a harsh blow for civil rights.

Asean defence against disruptive tech
April 7, 2015 1:00 am

Asean defence against disruptive tech

ON THE MORNING of the first day of the "Malayan Banking Invest Asean 2015" conference in Singapore, the excitement among investors was palpable.

Malaysian ex-leader launches attack on PM Najib
April 2, 2015 2:46 pm

Malaysian ex-leader launches attack on PM Najib

KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Influential former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday launched a stinging attack on beleaguered Prime Minister Najib Razak, demanding explanations in two highly sensitive scandals and warning the ruling party will lose...

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".