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.

Search for MH370 likely to end by August

2016-05-20 08:01

The massive search for Malaysia Airlines plane MH370 in the remote southern Indian Ocean is expected to be completed by early August, the man leading the hunt says.

Four missing at sea found alive near Malaysia

2016-05-12 21:00

Four people, including three foreigners, who went missing 11 days ago in Malaysian waters are safe after they were apparently picked up by Vietnamese fishing vessels.

Woman charged over $3.4m 'handbag spree'

2016-05-06 11:25

Australian police have charged a 21-year-old woman with fraud after she allegedly spent US$3.4m that her bank mistakenly gave her, with much of the money reportedly lavished on handbags.

Malaysian helicopter goes missing

2016-05-05 23:04

A helicopter believed to be carrying six people including a Malaysian deputy minister and a parliament member are missing over Sarawak.

Malaysian wildlife smugglers plead guilty

2016-04-28 20:28

Two Malaysian men have been sentenced to 6 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to smuggling wildlife parts into the United States.


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.

Malaysia says four missing at sea found on trespassing Vietnam trawler

2016-05-13 09:06

Four people, including three foreigners, who turned up after disappearing for more than a week in the South China Sea have been found by chance aboard a trespassing Vietnamese trawler, Malaysia's coast guard say.

SA, Mauritius debris 'almost certainly' from MH370

2016-05-12 07:17

Two pieces of debris found in South Africa and Mauritius "almost certainly" came from Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Australia said after an expert examination.

Missing Malaysia helicopter debris found - PM

2016-05-06 10:29

Malaysian search crews have found suspected debris from a helicopter that disappeared with six people on board, including a deputy minister and a member of parliament, the prime minister says.

Malaysia searches for foreigners missing in seas off Borneo

2016-05-04 15:59

Malaysian authorities are searching for three foreigners who went missing in waters near the Philippines where a spate of recent kidnappings have taken place, a coast guard official says.

Indonesian sailors kidnapped off Malaysia

2016-04-16 15:35

Gunmen have abducted four Indonesian sailors and shot and wounded one crew member on the high seas off the east coast of Malaysia's Sabah state.

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