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.

Strong 6.0 quake rocks Malaysia's Borneo

2015-06-05 07:28

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake has struck near Malaysia's Mount Kinabalu, damaging roads in the region and prompting rescue efforts for climbers feared trapped and possibly injured on the mountain.

MH370 search will not be expanded further

2015-06-03 14:05

The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will not be expanded beyond its current search area unless there are specific new leads, Australian officials say.

Malaysian brothers get settlement after dad dies on MH370

2015-06-02 13:28

Two Malaysian boys whose father was a passenger on the jetliner that vanished in March last year secured an out of court settlement in the tragedy's first legal case against Malaysia Airlines and the government.

Australia's search for MH370 under scrutiny

2015-05-28 15:01

Nearly a year after embarking on a multi-million dollar quest to solve one of aviation's greatest unsolved mysteries, authorities and search teams are being criticised over their approach to finding Flight MH370 in the remote southern Indian Ocean.

Malaysian police begin exhuming bodies at jungle camps

2015-05-26 12:51

Malaysian police forensic teams, digging with hoes and shovels, begin the grim task of exhuming the bodies of dozens of suspected victims of human traffickers found buried around jungle camps near the Thai border.

Malaysia finds 139 graves in jungle trafficking camps

2015-05-25 18:05

Malaysia has found 139 graves, and signs of torture, in more than two dozen squalid human trafficking camps suspected to have been used by gangs smuggling migrants across the border.


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.

Quake strands about 160 climbers on Mount Kinabalu

2015-06-05 14:03

Malaysian authorities have raced to try to reach about 160 people, some of them injured, who were stranded atop the popular climbing peak of Mount Kinabalu after a strong earthquake triggered dangerous rockfalls.

AFC comes out firing for Qatar SWC

2015-06-04 17:07

Asia's football body has underlined its strong backing for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar as questions grew over the event after FIFA's president announced his resignation.

Anwar Ibrahim in hospital with 'serious' health problems

2015-06-02 14:24

Malaysia's jailed ex-opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has been hospitalised for a host of health problems including 'erratic' blood pressure, his wife says.

Malaysia Airlines sends termination letters to 20 000 employees

2015-06-01 08:42

Struggling Malaysia Airlines has sent termination letters to its 20 000 employees as it changes into a new company in a bid to turn around the beleaguered national carrier

Malaysia believes 139 bodies in migrant graves - minister

2015-05-28 13:03

Malaysia says it believes 139 people are buried in graves at remote detention camps used by people-smugglers on the Thai border which were discovered on the weekend.

Malaysian trafficking camps 'abandoned after crackdown'

2015-05-26 12:00

Malaysian police believe at least two of the jungle camps where they have found nearly 140 graves of suspected human trafficking victims were abandoned in the last two to three weeks.

Malaysia PM 'deeply concerned' by mass graves

2015-05-25 13:20

Prime Minister Najib Razak says he is “deeply concerned” by the first discovery of mass graves of suspected illegal migrants in northern Malaysia and vowed to find those responsible.

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