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Bangladeshi expatriate workers feel the pinch of slowdown
August 27, 2015 11:38 am

Bangladeshi expatriate workers feel the pinch of slowdown

As Malaysia's economy starts to slow down in the face of falling oil prices and political uncertainty, Bangladeshi workers in the Southeast Asian nation are starting to feel the crunch.

Foreign investors concerned with state of M'sian local...
August 20, 2015 2:56 pm

Foreign investors concerned with state of M'sian local...

KUALA LUMPUR: Key institutions in the country should be able to function independently which will give confidence to foreign investors, said CIMB group chairman Datuk Seri Nazir Razak.

Najib: Economic fundamentals sound, no need for Ringgit peg, capital...
August 20, 2015 2:55 pm

Najib: Economic fundamentals sound, no need for Ringgit peg, capital...

PUTRAJAYA: Despite the depreciating value of the Ringgit, Malaysia will not impose capital controls or peg the currency to the US Dollar, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak (pic).

Nazri stands by belief that weak ringgit is good for tourism
August 7, 2015 3:46 pm

Nazri stands by belief that weak ringgit is good for tourism

PETALING JAYA: As the ringgit falls to its lowest value in 17 years, Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz maintains his belief that it is still beneficial to the tourism industry.

Indian Ocean wreckage is from MH370: Malaysian PM
August 6, 2015 1:15 am

Indian Ocean wreckage is from MH370: Malaysian PM

PETALING JAYA - The aircraft debris which washed up on the French island of Reunion last week is from missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak confirmed Thursday.

Most Malaysian parents are for overseas education
July 23, 2015 3:15 pm

Most Malaysian parents are for overseas education

KUALA LUMPUR: A whopping 88 per cent of Malaysian parents would consider sending their child overseas to pursue tertiary education.

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.