Can multiparty democracy work in multiethnic Malaysia?
On May 9, Malaysia's political canvas was redrawn with a single election. By returning the 92-year-old Mahathir Mohamad to the job of prime minister, voters ended 61 years of uninterrupted rule by the United Malays National Organization .
Sydney woman sentenced to death in Malaysia for drug trafficking
Sydney grandmother Maria Exposto has been found guilty of drug trafficking charges by the Court of Appeal of Malaysia and will face the death penalty. The 54-year-old woman had been released on bail in January in Malaysia after avoiding the death penalty late last year.
Dr M spurs hope for Malaysia
By Tengku Noor Shamsiah Tengku Abdullah and Vinoothene Chandrasekaran KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 --With the new Pakatan Harapan government in place, Malaysians are looking to the future with high hopes and a confidence that is rooted in the leadership of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. Voters in Malaysia at the recent 14th General Election turned their backs on more than half a century of Barisan Nasional rule.
It's a criminal intimidation investigation, not treason
Kota Kinabalu: The alleged threat by Sabah Barisan Nasional chairman Tan Sri Musa Aman against the Yang di-Pertua Negri is being investigated for criminal intimidation. Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Ramli Din said the probe was focused on criminal intimidation and had nothing to do with treason.
Man who assaulted father to know his fate June
Kota Kinabalu: A 27-year-old man who admitted to two counts of assaulting his 73-year-old father for not being given money, will know his fate on June 20. Ghulam pleaded guilty to causing hurt to Alih Karama by hitting him with a plank at 11pm on May 7 in a house at Kg Lok Urai, Gaya island. He also confessed to trying to stab his father with a knife at the same place and time.
Australian investigators dismiss MH370 murder-suicide theory
Australian investigators who led a four-year search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 have defended their theory that the plane's disappearance was due to an accident. Peter Foley and Greg Hood from the Australian Transport Safety Bureau told a parliamentary hearing Tuesday that the plane, which disappeared in 2014 carrying 239 passengers on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, had likely crashed into the Indian Ocean after running out of fuel.
Search for missing MH370 plane to end next week, says Malaysia
Director general of the Malaysian Department of Civil Aviation, Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, right, shows the search area map as Malaysia's new transport minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook looks on in Putrajaya Malaysia signed a "no cure, no fee" agreement with Texas-based Ocean Infinity in January to resume the hunt for the plane, a year after the official search in the southern Indian Ocean by Australia, Malaysia and China was called off. Transport minister Anthony Loke said that the latest search was due to end in April but was extended twice until May 29 at Ocean Infinity's request.
Malaysia says search for Flight 370 to end next week
Malaysia's new Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook gesture during a press conference in Putrajaya, Malaysia on Wednesday, May 23, 2018. New Transport Minister Anthony Loke says the search for missing Malaysia Airline Flight 370 ends next Tuesday after a 90-day period under a "no cure no fee" agreement with a private U.S. firm.
Stunning fall of Malaysia's Najib ushers in hopes of reform
In this May 9, 2018, file photo, then Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak shows his finger marked with ink after voting at his hometown in Pekan, Pahang state, Malaysia. After 60 years of uninterrupted National Front rule, many Malaysians are optimistic they are ushering in an era of reform that echoes the democratic transformation of giant neighbor Indonesia two decades earlier.
What now for the High-Speed Rail and Malaysia's East Coast Rail Link?
The two mega projects may grind to a halt, before they even get started. The programme Money Mind finds out the considerations involved, and why one is more at risk than the other.
Malaysia's new education minister to focus on tech-based learning, multilingual skills
SELANGOR: Technology-based learning and developing multilingual students will be among the main areas of focus of the Malaysia's education ministry, it's new minister Dr Maszlee Malik said on Monday In an interview with national news agency Bernama, he said that in line with the aspirations highlighted in the current education blueprint, more efforts would be made to introduce additional languages into the national syllabus. He said that the current Malaysia Education Blueprint 2013-2025 and the Malaysia Education Blueprint 2015-2025 would be maintained as it contained proposals that could propel the rank of Malaysia's education system internationally.
Tycoon Robert Kuok returns to Malaysia for advisory council meeting
Malaysian tycoon Robert Kuok is surrounded by reporters as he leaves after attending a Council of Eminent Persons meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 22, 2018. Malaysian tycoon Robert Kuok attended an advisory council meeting on Tuesday, saying that he hopes that all Malaysians would be taken care of under the new government.
Murdered DPP was the informant: SR Editor
PETALING JAYA: Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcastle Brown asserted that murdered Senior Deputy Public Prosecutor, Kevin Morais, was the man who leaked the information about the Attorney-General Chamber's investigation over misappropriation at former 1MDB subsidiary SRC International. Rewcastle-Brown told Malay Mail in an interview that "a few reliable sources" told her it was Morais who fed her the information about the investigation and leaked what was allegedly a charge sheet against former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.
Malaysia anti-graft chief was 'sent a bullet' for investigating 1MDB scandal
Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Chief Commissioner Mohd Shukri Abdull speaks during a news conference in Putrajaya, Malaysia on May 22, 2018. - Reuters Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Chief Commissioner Mohd Shukri Abdull speaks during a news conference in Putrajaya, Malaysia on May 22, 2018.
Najib questioned by Malaysia's anti-corruption agency
Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak leaves after giving a statement to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission in Putrajaya, Malaysia on May 22, 2018. - Reuters Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak leaves after giving a statement to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission in Putrajaya, Malaysia on May 22, 2018.
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Search director disagrees with pilot ditch theory
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Search director disagrees with pilot ditch theory The Australian Transport Safety Bureau believes Flight 370 ran out of fuel and crashed. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2LlgJuL Relative of passengers on board the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have a moment of silence during the Day of Remembrance for MH370 event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on March 3, 2018.
Removing GST is 'credit negative' for Malaysia: Moody's
Investors watch trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on May 14, 2018. will be "credit negative" unless its new government takes steps to offset the loss in revenue, Moody's Investors Service said on Tuesday .
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