Pangolin scales seized in Malaysia

2017-06-16 14:01

A $1.2 million illegal shipment of scales from the critically endangered pangolin have been uncovered in Malaysia, officials said Friday, the second such seizure in a week.

Kim Jong Nam murder suspect asks her parents to pray for her

2017-05-30 12:33

A suspect in the poisoning death of the North Korean leader's half brother has written to her parents from jail, asking them to pray for her but saying "don't think about me too much".

Malaysia seizes African pangolin scales

2017-05-09 06:29

Malaysian authorities have seized pangolin scales worth $2.1m believed to have been smuggled from Africa.

Cosplay with hijabs showcased in Malaysia

2017-04-30 06:14

Muslim women in Malaysia, dressed as superheroes, princesses and mighty sword-wielding warriors have started to take part in numbers in hijab cosplay events.

Boy dies after alleged abuse at Islamic school in Malaysia

2017-04-27 09:17

A Malaysian boy who was allegedly beaten so severely with a hosepipe at an Islamic school that his legs were amputated has died in hospital.

Defence in Kim murder case fears 'trial by ambush'

2017-04-13 21:18

The two women accused in the poisoning death of the estranged half brother of North Korea's ruler have appeared in a court in Malaysia.

Malaysia seizes 18 rhino horns from Mozambique

2017-04-10 11:23

Malaysian authorities say they have seized 18 rhino horns believed to have been smuggled into the country from Mozambique

Malaysia interviewed, cleared 3 N Koreans before they left

2017-03-31 14:58

Malaysia's police chief says investigators interviewed three North Koreans they had sought in the killing of the half-brother of North Korea's leader and cleared them of wrongdoing before allowing them to leave the country.

Kim's body to be sent to North Korea

2017-03-30 22:30

The body of the assassinated half-brother of North Korea's leader will be sent to Pyongyang and nine Malaysians have been freed under a joint agreement.

Malaysia changes its tune about Beauty and the Beast

2017-03-22 09:25

Walt Disney said that the Beauty and the Beast movie will be screened in Malaysia after all.


Malaysia offers up to $1 000 for best 'gay prevention' video

2017-06-04 07:24

The Malaysian government is offering cash prizes of up to $1 000 for the best videos explaining how to "prevent" homosexuality.

Malaysia seizes 330 exotic tortoises from Madagascar

2017-05-15 21:58

Malaysian authorities say they have seized 330 exotic tortoises from Madagascar worth $276 721 in the latest heist of illegal wildlife and animal parts being smuggled.

Family sues Honda, Takata over airbag defect

2017-05-03 08:10

A Malaysian man whose wife's death is one of at least 16 blamed on airbag defects has sued Japanese automaker Honda and Takata in a US court.

Ecclestone made us 'look like idiots' - Sepang boss

2017-04-28 16:10

Bernie Ecclestone 'made us look like idiots' says the chief executive of Malaysia's Sepang International Circuit after the former F1 supremo admitted deliberately over-charging tracks to stage races.

Drift analysis says MH370 likely crashed north of search

2017-04-21 12:52

Analysis of a genuine Boeing 777 wing flap has reaffirmed experts' opinion that a missing Malaysian airliner most likely crashed north of an abandoned search area in the Indian Ocean.

Lawyer: Malaysia may have compromised Kim Jong-Nam case

2017-04-12 19:08

A lawyer for one of the women accused of murdering North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half brother says Malaysia has potentially compromised the case.

Malaysia to scrap F1 race after 2017

2017-04-07 08:55

Malaysia will scrap its Formula 1 race after 2017, one year earlier than planned, Prime Minister Najib Razak said Friday, citing rising costs and falling ticket sales.

Malaysians return, Kim Jong Nam's body handed to North Korea

2017-03-31 10:00

Nine Malaysians held in North Korea returned to Malaysia's capital after the government released the body of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader, to the North

Malaysia says Kim Jong Nam's body still in the country

2017-03-28 11:44

Malaysia's health minister says the body of the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is still in the country, dismissing reports that the remains of Kim Jong Nam were about to be flown out of the country as part of diplomatic negotiations.

The toxic mystery behind Kim 's assassination

2017-03-19 20:15

More than a month after Kim Jong-Nam was murdered in Kuala Lumpur, experts are struggling to make sense of Malaysia's findings that the lethal nerve agent VX was used to kill him without apparent harm to anyone else.

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