Health

Malaysia to decriminalise drug use, says health minister

Malaysia has some of the world's most punitive drug policies, but the new government is reviewing the approach.

Malaysia to decriminalise drug use, says health minister

Malaysia

Malaysia reopens probe into kidnapping of Shia activist, pastor

Move comes after public inquiry concludes police's intelligence officers were behind the religion-linked abductions.

Malaysia reopens probe into kidnapping of Shia activist, pastor

Asia Pacific

Malaysia seeks $65m stolen from state fund 1MDB

Anti-corruption agency targets 41 entities, including former ruling party, stepping up efforts to retrieve stolen money.

Malaysia seeks $65m stolen from state fund 1MDB

Malaysia

'A death trap': Measles blamed in Malaysia indigenous deaths

Some 15 indigenous people from marginalised Batek group have died in the past six weeks with scores more in hospital.

'A death trap': Measles blamed in Malaysia indigenous deaths

Netherlands

Netherlands set to name suspects in 2014 attack on MH17

Investigators are expected to announce criminal proceedings over the July 2014 attack on the commercial aircraft.

Netherlands set to name suspects in 2014 attack on MH17

United States

Half-brother of Kim Jong Un was a CIA informant: Report

Wall Street Journal citing an unnamed person said there was 'a nexus' between the CIA and Kim Jong Nam.

Half-brother of North Korea's Kim was a CIA informant: Report

AJ IMPACT

Anger over island-building plan in Malaysian waters

Plan to create three artificial islands off Penang's southern coast worries fishermen and environmental campaigners.

Fishermen fear for future as Malaysia mulls Penang reclamation

Pollution

'Malaysia will not be a dumping ground to the world'

Almost 3,000 metric tonnes of non-recyclable plastic waste smuggled from US, UK, Canada and Australia to be shipped out.

Malaysia to ship back tonnes of plastic waste to foreign nations

Environment

Malaysia mourns 'loss of a species' as male Sumatran rhino dies

Death of Tam leaves Malaysia with just one critically-endangered Sumatran rhino, a female that was captured in 2014.

Malaysia mourns 'loss of a species' as male Sumatran rhino dies

Opinion

Cleaning up corruption in Malaysia goes beyond Najib

Former PM Najib Razak has become a poster boy for corruption in Malaysia but he is only the tip of the iceberg.

Cynthia Gabriel

by Cynthia Gabriel

Cynthia Gabriel

Asia Pacific

Malaysia to appeal boss' acquittal over Indonesian maid's death

Domestic worker Adelina Sau's case highlights the injustices suffered by migrant workers, activists say.

Malaysia to appeal boss' acquittal over Indonesian maid's death

101 East

Malaysia: Power and Corruption

We investigate corruption in Malaysia and the 1MDB scandal that saw billions of dollars siphoned out of the country.

AJ IMPACT

Malaysia reform momentum wanes a year after historic election

Corruption probes make headway, but opposition exploits economic woes to fan racial, religious tension and block reform.

Malaysia reform momentum wanes a year after historic election

Rohingya

Rohingya women, girls being trafficked to Malaysia for marriage

Al Jazeera reveals how refugees in Bangladesh camps are vulnerable to proposals from single Rohingya men in Malaysia.

Rohingya women, girls being trafficked to Malaysia for marriage

Malaysia

Malaysia says US returned $57m in 1MDB funds

Amount repatriated was forfeited from a Hollywood film production company linked to Najib's stepson Riza Aziz.

Malaysia says United States returned $57m in 1MDB funds