Malaysia


Elephant with 'sabre-tooth' tusks found in Malaysia

2016-08-14 21:23

A rare pygmy elephant with tusks growing downwards instead of up to give it a look like a sabre-toothed tiger, has been found in Malaysia, a wildlife official says.

Malaysia government intervenes in rape-marriage loophole case

2016-08-05 11:30

Malaysia's government has called for a review of a case in which a rape suspect married his 14-year-old victim to avoid jail, following angry calls for reform by activists.

Australia confirms MH370 captain's simulator showed Indian Ocean route

2016-07-28 10:10

Australian officials have confirmed that data recovered from a home flight simulator owned by the captain of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 showed that someone had used the device to plot a course to the southern Indian Ocean.

Oceanographer: Flight 370 could be north of search area

2016-07-21 18:12

The oceanographer whose calculations have helped an American adventurer find potential debris from Flight 370, says the Malaysia Airlines plane could have crashed slightly north of the current search area.

US adds 8 countries to human trafficking blacklist

2016-06-30 17:04

The US has released its annual human trafficking report and added eight countries to the blacklist of those not doing enough to halt it.

Asean retracts South China Sea criticism

2016-06-14 21:46

Southeast Asian countries have reversed course on a statement that expressed deep concern over events in the South China Sea, where Beijing is embroiled in territorial rows.

Germany, Switzerland in new MH17 probe

2016-06-07 19:02

German and Swiss authorities have carried out raids seizing documents after learning a German private detective has investigated the MH17 air disaster.

Several hurt by turbulence on Malaysia Airlines flight

2016-06-06 14:38

An unspecified number of passengers and crew were injured when a Malaysia Airlines flight from London to Kuala Lumpur was hit by severe turbulence, the carrier says.

UK paedophile 'took kids to church' in Malaysia

2016-06-03 15:20

A report says confessed British child sex-abuser Richard Huckle took Malaysian children with him to church and regularly roamed impoverished neighbourhoods.

32 Australians' remains return from Malaysia

2016-05-31 15:34

The bodies of 32 Australian service personnel and their dependents, many of them killed during the Vietnam War, have been handed over by Malaysian soldiers.

 

Malaysia confirms Flight 370 course was on pilot's simulator

2016-08-05 15:42

Malaysia has confirmed one of the pilots of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 had plotted a course on his home flight simulator to the southern Indian Ocean, where the missing jet is believed to have crashed.

Malaysian rapist avoids jail after marrying victim

2016-08-04 20:22

A Malaysian man who raped a 14-year-old girl avoided being thrown in jail after he married the young victim, sparking calls from angry activists for legal reforms.

Hunt for missing Flight MH370 will be suspended, possibly forever

2016-07-22 12:56

Malaysia, Australia and China have agreed to suspend the search for Flight MH370 once the current area in the Indian Ocean has been completely scoured for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner.

Suspected MH370 debris to be analysed in Tanzania

2016-07-01 17:19

Aircraft debris found off the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar has been handed over to the authorities for analysis to determine if it is from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Malaysian woman dies after airbag ruptures in accident

2016-06-27 12:17

A Malaysian woman has died after the airbag in her Honda City ruptured in a minor collision, a safety official says.

Admiral pleads guilty to lying in bribery probe

2016-06-10 11:31

Rear admiral Robert Gilbeau of the US Navy has pleaded guilty to lying in a probe of a bribery scandal that bilked the Navy out of $34 million.

Malaysians say harsher sentence needed for UK child rapist

2016-06-07 12:20

The life prison sentence imposed on British child rapist Richard Huckle has been criticised as too light in Malaysia, where he sexually abused scores of children and even babies.

UK paedophile gets 22 life sentences for Malaysia abuse

2016-06-06 13:20

A British paedophile who preyed on Christian children in an impoverished part of Kuala Lumpur was sentenced to life with a minimum term of 25 years.

Prolific UK paedophile faces life in jail

2016-06-03 08:48

A British paedophile who preyed on impoverished children in a Kuala Lumpur slum and posted pictures of the abuse online faces life in jail when he is sentenced.

Malaysian sex blogger sentenced over Facebook pork post

2016-05-27 13:06

A Malaysian woman known for her ties to a sexually explicit blog was handed a suspended six-month sentence for posting a Ramadan greeting on Facebook in 2013 that showed her and a former partner eating pork.

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