Asia

Malaysia to abolish death penalty

Government plans to abolish the death penalty for all crimes and halt the 1200 pending executions.

Malaysia to abolish death penalty

Malaysia

Malaysian ex-PM's wife charged as corruption scandal heats up

Rosmah Monsor's lavish lifestyle has long provoked anger among Malaysians with police seizing 567 designer handbags.

Malaysian ex-PM's wife charged as corruption scandal heats up

Malaysia

Wife of Malaysian ex-PM charged with money laundering

Rosmah Mansor spent the night in detention and pleaded not guilty to all charges on Thursday.

Wife of Malaysian ex-PM charged with money laundering

Malaysia

Malaysia's ex-First Lady arrested on graft charges

Rosmah Mansour could face up to 15 years in jail if convicted on charges, an MACC official said.

Malaysia: Ex-PM Najib's wife Rosmah arrested by anti-graft agency

Malaysia

Malaysia detains Syrian refugee who lived at airport

Al Kontar, 37, had been living in Kuala Lumpur International Airport since March, after being denied entry to Cambodia.

Malaysia detains Hassan Al Kontar after removing him from airport

The Listening Post

The new Mahathir and Malaysia's media revamp

Once branded as 'enemy of the press', what does Mahathir Mohamad's return to power mean for Malaysia's journalists?

The Listening Post

British tabloids on Brexit: Eurosceptics or Eurohaters?

As Brexit talks drag on, UK right-wing media ratchet up negative coverage. Plus, Mahathir and Malaysia's media revamp.

UpFront

Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim: 'Najib was responsible'

The former deputy PM says 'stiff action' must be taken in the 1MDB case but the prosecution 'must not be malicious'.

Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim: 'Najib was responsible'

Malaysia

Malaysia: Anwar Ibrahim blames former PM Najib for corruption

1MDB corruption scandal was 'atrocious' and stiff action must be taken, prominent politician says.

UpFront

Can Anwar Ibrahim save Malaysia from corruption?

We quiz the country's former deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim and speak with investigative journalist Seymour Hersh.

Malaysia

Malaysian ex-PM hit with 25 new corruption charges

Former Malaysian PM charged with four counts of abuse of power, 21 counts of money laundering over transfer of funds.

Malaysian ex-PM Najib hit with 25 new charges over 1MDB scandal

Asia Pacific

Malaysia alcohol poisoning: At least 21 dead, dozens ill

Police raid shops in Malaysia, after at least 21 people die from alcohol poisoning.

Malaysia

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak arrested over corruption

Najib arrested over allegations $628m linked to state investment fund 1MDB entered his personal account.

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak arrested over corruption

Asia Pacific

Malaysia efforts to revive Malaccan Creole Portuguese language

Papia Kristang, a language derived from Portuguese, is only spoken fluently by 3,000 people.

Malaysia

Malaysia: 1MDB case heats up as Najib's lawyer charged

Muhammad Shafee Abdullah was arrested and brought to court as police widen investigation into corruption scandal.

Malaysian ex-PM Najib's lawyer charged with money-laundering