Malaysia

Malaysia to question Zakir Naik as government weighs deportation

President of Malaysian Islamic Party denounces calls to expel preacher as police mull legal action against Zakir Naik.

Malaysia to question Zakir Naik as government weighs deportation

Malaysia

Outrage in Malaysia as Zakir Naik suggests Chinese expulsion

At least four cabinet ministers have publicly urged Prime Minister Mahathir to deport controversial preacher to India.

Outrage in Malaysia as Zakir Naik suggests Chinese expulsion

Malaysia

Malaysia ministers want Muslim preacher Naik expelled

Indian Muslim preacher blamed for creating sectarian 'fissure' in Malaysia but Naik says his words were misinterpreted.

Malaysia ministers want Muslim preacher Zakir Naik expelled

Asia Pacific

Malaysian police find body of French-Irish teen who went missing

Family confirmed body is that of Nora Anne Quoirin who was reported missing on August 4, police say.

Malaysian police find body of French-Irish teen who went missing

AJ Impact

Malaysia charges 17 Goldman Sachs employees over 1MDB scandal

Prosecutors allege that bond sales organised by Goldman Sachs were one means for associates of Najib to steal billions.

Malaysia charges 17 Goldman Sachs employees over 1MDB scandal

AJ IMPACT

Durian rush creates thorny environmental problems in Malaysia

Rising demand from China sparks interest in the stinky fruit and concerns that rapid expansion will put forests at risk.

Durian rush creates thorny environmental problems in Malaysia

Opinion

The growing threat of sectarianism in Malaysia

The Saudi-Iranian rivalry is raising sectarian tensions in Malaysia and threatening its security.

Julia Roknifard

by Julia Roknifard

Julia Roknifard

AJ Impact

China, Malaysia restart Belt and Road rail project after hiccups

The project in Malaysia’s north is resuming after a year-long delay to renegotiate its price down by a third to $11bn.

China, Malaysia restart Belt and Road rail project after hiccups

AJ Impact

Meeting Malaysia's 2020 deficit target 'challenging': Finance Min

The US-China trade war is hurting Malaysia's growth, making it hard to meet deficit target, says Lim Guan Eng.

Meeting Malaysia's 2020 deficit target 'challenging': Finance Min

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Singapore returning millions linked to Malaysian fund scandal

Singapore is one of several jurisdictions with investigations into the billions that allegedly went missing from 1MDB.

Singapore returning millions linked to Malaysian fund scandal

Asia Pacific

UN investigator calls for tougher approach on Myanmar abuses

Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee says US sanctions should be tougher and international community must step up.

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Conservation in focus as survey shows drop in Malaysia orangutans

Survey in Sabah highlights importance of wildlife corridors and commitments to sustainable palm oil and timber.

Conservation in focus as survey shows drop in Malaysia orangutans

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'Not a bin': Cambodia to return plastic waste to US, Canada

Cambodia among Southeast Asian nations pushing back against Western waste shipments in wake of China import ban.

'Not a bin': Cambodia to return plastic waste to US, Canada

MH17

Five years after MH17 tragedy a ray of hope for justice

Families, investigators urge Russia to cooperate, five years after plane shot down over rebel-held territory in Ukraine.

Five years after MH17 tragedy a ray of hope for justice

Malaysia

Malaysia parliament to debate move to lower voting age to 18

Proposals on registration and candidate ages also under consideration in reforms that will need constitutional changes.

Malaysia parliament to debate move to lower voting age to 18