Malaysia


End of an era: Malaysia to pull out of F1

2016-11-22 07:39

Malaysia will discontinue its Grand Prix after 2018 due to falling revenues, a government minister said, waving the checkered flag on one of Asia's longest-running F1 races.

Two Indonesian fishermen kidnapped

2016-11-06 17:39

Gunmen have abducted two Indonesian fishermen off Malaysia's eastern Sabah state, an area where militants from the Abu Sayyaf group have been blamed for a series of kidnappings.

Is Malaysia planning a Formula 1 sabbatical in 2018?

2016-10-25 10:44

Malaysia may scrap its F1 Grand Prix after its contract ends in 2018 given the event's failure to spur economic benefits for the country.

Hotdogs set for name change in Muslim Malaysia

2016-10-18 20:30

Food outlets in Muslim-majority Malaysia must rename hotdogs or risk being refused halal certification, a government religious authority says.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe in surprise visit to Malaysia

2016-10-07 08:24

Zimbabwe's 92-year-old strongman Robert Mugabe is set to pay a surprise one-day working visit to Malaysia, the Southeast Asian country says.

Malaysian court lets off Aussies who partied in swimsuits

2016-10-06 12:00

Nine Australians charged after stripping down to skimpy swimsuits at the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix have walked free without a conviction after pleading guilty to causing a public nuisance and apologising.

F1 'budgy smugglers' could face jail in Malaysia

2016-10-05 14:14

Malaysian authorities have detained nine Australian men for stripping down to their briefs and drinking beer from shoes at the Malaysian GP. The group could face jail time.

Perez confirms he will stay at Force India in 2017

2016-10-03 08:00

Mexican driver Sergio Perez has confirmed he will remain with the Force India team for the 2017 Formula 1 season.

Nico Hulkenberg 'surprised' about Renault switch

2016-09-30 08:26

Nico Hulkenberg reacts to rumours linking him with a Renault seat in 2017.

Rosberg aims to build on advantage as F1 title fight resumes

2016-09-30 06:57

Nico Rosberg seeks to capitalise on his current edge over team mate Lewis Hamilton at the 2016 Malaysian GP.

 

Philippines allows pursuit of kidnappers into its waters

2016-11-11 06:56

The Philippines will allow Malaysian and Indonesian maritime forces to pursue Islamist kidnappers into its waters, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says.

MH370 plunged rapidly:new report

2016-11-02 17:54

Flight MH370 was probably out of control when it plunged into the ocean with its wing flaps not prepared for landing, a new report says casting doubt on theories a pilot was still in charge.

Hospital fire in Malaysia kills at least 6

2016-10-25 10:32

Officials say a fire at a Malaysian government hospital has killed six patients and injured 11 others.

Mugabe holds talks with Malayisian PM Razak

2016-10-08 11:00

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly met and held talks with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak in Malaysia.

F1 stunt: Malaysia frees Australia's 'Budgie Nine'

2016-10-07 07:17

Nine Australian men, who provoked anger in Malaysia by donning skimpy swimwear bearing the country's national flag at a nF1 race, were released without being charged.

9 Aussies face jail time for partying in skimpy undies

2016-10-06 09:38

Nine Australians who stripped down to their briefs and drank beer from shoes at the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix have appeared in a Malaysian court, where they are likely to be charged for public indecency.

Mercedes on Hamilton's engine catastrophe: 'We feel his pain'

2016-10-05 09:52

Mercedes have vowed to come back stronger in Japan following the catastrophic engine failure Lewis Hamilton suffered in Malaysia.

Rosberg wants to wrap Constructors' title in Malaysia

2016-09-30 12:00

Nico Rosberg wants to cap an 'incredible year' for Mercedes by helping his team clinch the Constructors' championship.

Jump Kevin! Rookie Magnussen's car catches fire

2016-09-30 07:32

The first practice session at the 2016 Malaysian GP was halted in dramatic fashion when Kevin Magnussen's Renault burst into flames in the pit lane.

Mercedes on cusp of F1 Constructors' title in Malaysia

2016-09-29 10:36

Mercedes is on the verge of claiming its third consecutive Formula 1 constructors' championship heading into the Malaysian Grand Prix.

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