Dutch policeman held for online sale of MH17 'souvenirs'

2015-11-30 13:44

Dutch police have suspended an officer who tried to sell online souvenirs said to have come from the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 shot down over war-torn Ukraine last year.

MH370 hunt moves to where British pilot believes it crashed

2015-11-23 12:29

The deep sea hunt for a missing Malaysian airliner has shifted to a remote part of the Indian Ocean where a British pilot has calculated that the Boeing 777 made a controlled ditching last year with 239 people aboard, officials say.

Obama calls on young people to reject extremism

2015-11-20 13:33

President Barack Obama is asking young people in Southeast Asia to reject violent extremism and embrace tolerance.

Troops deployed around ASEAN summit venue

2015-11-19 19:48

Soldiers are being deployed in the Malaysian capital ahead of a gathering of South-East Asian and world leaders.

Indonesian police seize 91 pangolins

2015-11-11 17:51

Police in Indonesia's North Sumatra province have seized 91 pangolins set to be smuggled to Malaysia.

UN body calls detention of Malaysia's Anwar 'arbitrary'

2015-11-02 11:04

A UN body has determined that former Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has been jailed illegally and called for his immediate release, according to a copy of the opinion released by his family.

Malaysia again shuts schools due to Indonesia smoke haze

2015-10-19 12:29

Malaysia has closed schools in several states and the capital Kuala Lumpur due to choking smoke from Indonesian slash-and-burn farming that smothered much of Southeast Asia in smog for weeks.

Russian missile-maker contradicts Dutch MH17 crash report

2015-10-13 12:42

A Russian state-controlled missile-maker says its own investigation of last year's crash of the MH17 airliner over rebel eastern Ukraine contradicts conclusions from a Dutch probe.

MH17 inquiry to unveil final report into doomed flight

2015-10-13 09:38

Dutch-led air crash investigators are set to release their final report into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over the war-torn Ukraine, in a move likely to worsen already-strained ties between Russia and the West.

Malaysian premier vows to help Indonesia combat haze

2015-10-11 16:01

Visiting Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has pledged to help Indonesia fight forest fires blanketing Southeast Asia in haze as foreign aircraft joined operations to douse the blazes.


SA Halaal products showcased in Malaysia

2015-11-26 12:25

The Department of Trade and Industry is inviting South African exporters of Halaal-approved items and services to apply to participate at an exhibition in the Malaysia.

Obama vows US will welcome refugees

2015-11-21 12:08

Pushing back against efforts to bar Syrian refugees from resettling in the US, President Barack Obama has vowed that his country will be a welcoming place for those fleeing violence "as long as I'm president".

Obama to meet Malaysia PM with relations under scrutiny

2015-11-20 10:00

US President Barack Obama is set to meet Malaysia’s leader and is expected to strike a delicate balance between criticising alleged abuses while maintaining a relationship Washington considers strategically important.

Deal on using satellites to track flights

2015-11-11 19:54

World nations have struck a landmark deal on using satellites to track flights, which could prove key to preventing a repeat of the mysterious disappearance of flight MH370 in March last year.

Philippine militants free Malaysian hostage - police

2015-11-09 14:44

Muslim militants in the Philippines have released a Malaysian woman they had been holding for nearly six months, authorities say.

Suffocating Asia haze to last

2015-10-19 17:19

The haze suffocating Southeast Asia could last for another month, Malaysia's environment minister has warned.

Symposium on intimacy with robots illegal - Malaysia

2015-10-13 19:00

The Second International Congress on Love and Sex With Robots, scheduled for next month in southern Malaysia, would break the country's laws if it goes ahead, the police chief says.

Inquiry finds MH17 plane shot down by Russian-made BUK missile – report

2015-10-13 09:51

International investigators have concluded that doomed Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a Russian-made BUK missile fired from rebel-led eastern Ukraine, a report says.

Philippines dismisses reports MH370 wreckage found on remote island

2015-10-13 08:47

Philippine authorities have insisted that a Malaysian Airlines jet that went missing last year had not crashed onto a remote Filipino island, after a man’s claims that wreckage had been found there made headlines.

Govt in attempt to save SA man from death sentence in Malaysia

2015-10-06 19:37

The South African government has requested a meeting with the Malaysian government in an effort save the life of a South African man who has been sentenced to death for possession of drugs.

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