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.

Saudi Arabia confirms 'genuine' $681m donation to Malaysian PM

2016-04-15 11:23

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister says $681m banked into the Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's bank accounts is a 'genuine donation'.

Gunmen kidnap Malaysian ship's crew, demand ransom

2016-04-02 11:21

Gunmen have kidnapped four Malaysians from a ship off the east coast of Sabah state in waters where Abu Sayyaf militants are known to operate.

Mozambique debris 'almost certainly from MH370'

2016-03-24 07:03

Two pieces of debris found in Mozambique are "almost certainly from MH370", Australian and Malaysian authorities say, after technical analysis provided fresh clues to the fate of the missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft.

Malaysia, Australia still 'hopeful' on MH370 anniversary

2016-03-08 12:35

Malaysia and Australia say they remain "hopeful" of solving the mystery of flight MH370 as the second anniversary of the plane's disappearance arrived with no end in sight for devastated families.


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.

PICS: Giant python found on Malaysian building site

2016-04-12 09:17

A quarter-ton snake that was found nestling on a building site could be the longest ever captured in Malaysia, officials say.

Malaysia detains 15 suspected ISIS members

2016-03-25 10:32

Malaysian police have detained 15 more suspected Islamic State members, who police say planned to launch attacks and tried to obtain chemicals to make bombs

Aus journalists held for trying to 'aggressively' question Razak

2016-03-13 22:35

Two Australian journalists have been detained overnight and have been barred from leaving Malaysia after they tried to "aggressively" question Prime Minister Najib Razak about a corruption scandal, police say.

Obama praises Nancy Reagan as a source of comfort, strength

2016-03-08 10:07

President Barack Obama says he once had the opportunity to meet with former first lady Nancy Reagan, and she could not have been more charming and gracious to him and Michelle Obama when he came into office.

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