Malaysia, Cuba taken off US human trafficking blacklist

2015-07-27 21:10

Despite criticism from Congress, Malaysia, Cuba taken off US human trafficking blacklist

UK joins call for MH17 tribunal as relatives mourn dead

2015-07-17 13:22

Britain has joined a chorus of countries calling for a UN-backed tribunal to prosecute those responsible for downing flight MH17, as relatives remember their dead in ceremonies on the first anniversary of the disaster.

Malaysia's TIP ranking worries US senators

2015-07-15 21:31

Nineteen US senators, Democrats and Republicans, have expressed "grave concern" that Malaysia may be upgraded in this year's US list of human trafficking offenders.

MH17 families demand justice as first anniversary looms

2015-07-11 15:50

Families of those killed when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine last year demand justice at an emotional memorial ceremony ahead of the first anniversary of the disaster.

Malaysian PM may face charges over fund

2015-07-05 15:23

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is facing the risk of criminal charges over allegations that hundreds of millions of dollars were funnelled from an indebted state fund to his personal bank accounts.

Malaysian PM dismisses funds report as 'political sabotage'

2015-07-03 15:42

Malaysian PM has dismissed as “political sabotage” a report that a probe into a state-owned investment fund had found hundreds of millions of dollars were transferred to his personal bank accounts.

Malaysia's MP received $700m in personal account - report

2015-07-03 09:04

Malaysia's 1MDB says it never provided any funds to Prime Minister Najib Razak, responding to a report that close to $700m was wired into Najib's personal account from banks, government agencies and companies linked to the state fund.

Group slams Malaysia for prosecuting transgenders

2015-06-22 07:34

Human Rights Watch has slammed a Malaysian Islamic court for fining nine transgender women for cross-dressing and jailing two of them for a month.

Australia sidesteps charge that officials paid migrant boat

2015-06-12 11:16

Australia's prime minister has sidestepped charges that officials from his country paid the crew of a boat carrying 65 migrants to return to Indonesian waters, but says Australia had to be creative to stop the flow of boats carrying asylum seekers to its shores.

Quake-stranded climbers rescued in Malaysia

2015-06-06 11:04

Malaysian rescuers have brought 137 hikers down to safety after an earthquake had stranded them atop Mount Kinabalu.


Russia submits alternative UN resolution on MH17

2015-07-21 11:16

Russia has introduced an alternative draft resolution at the UN Security Council in a bid to thwart the creation of a tribunal that would prosecute those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over rebel-held east Ukraine.

A year after MH17 downed, families want justice

2015-07-16 17:05

One by one, the names of the 298 passengers and crew who died aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 will be read aloud by relatives on Friday, a year after the passenger jet was shot out of the sky.

Dutch remember MH17 victims, hunt those responsible

2015-07-15 13:09

Dutch flags are set to fly at half-mast as families remember those killed when flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine a year ago, with all efforts now focussed on catching those responsible.

Malaysia asks UN to set up MH17 tribunal

2015-07-09 09:22

Malaysia has circulated a draft UN resolution on establishing an international tribunal sat it says would guarantee an independent trial for those behind the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine.

Malaysia's PM denies fraud

2015-07-05 11:30

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has rejected taking money from state fund 1MDB or any other entity for personal gain.

Malaysia wants a tribunal for Malaysia Airlines crash

2015-07-03 10:04

Malaysia has told the UN Security Council that it plans to submit a resolution that would establish an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine last year.

MERS: Malaysia to step up screening an entry points

2015-06-22 12:39

Malaysia will step up health screenings after the first case of Middle-East Respiratory Syndrome was reported in neighbouring Thailand last week, a report says.

Mountain strippers charged with indecent exposure in Malaysia

2015-06-12 13:34

Four Western tourists have been charged with indecent exposure for allegedly stripping on a sacred mountain in Borneo in eastern Malaysia a few days before a deadly earthquake struck, a police official say.

Malaysia climber says 'lucky to live' as quake kills 13

2015-06-07 10:05

Rescuers on Malaysia's highest peak have searched for six climbers after recovering 13 dead from a strong earthquake that had trapped scores of trekkers. One survivor says she waited for a rescue helicopter that never came.

Malaysia quake, 100 trapped on tallest peak

2015-06-05 21:32

An earthquake has killed 2 climbers, injured 11 others and trapped a hundred on Southeast Asia's tallest peak.

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