WATCH: 'We saved our town from your Western plastic rubbish'

2019-02-15 12:18

When a Malaysian town was inundated with foreign plastic waste, a group of villagers decided to fight back.

Malaysia's toppled leader to go on trial over 1MDB scandal

2019-02-10 18:16

Malaysia's toppled leader Najib Razak will go on trial this week over an extraordinary financial scandal that contributed to the downfall of his long-ruling coalition and reverberated around the world.

Lessons from Singapore and Malaysia on fostering racial inclusivity

2019-01-27 15:02

Singapore lifted the largest number of people out of poverty, in an equitable way, which helped provide the glue to a new national identity, writes William Gumede.

Goldman Sachs faces first criminal charges in 1MDB scandal

2018-12-17 13:24

Malaysian authorities allege that Goldman misled investors when the bank knew that proceeds from 1MDB bond sales it arranged would be misappropriated.

WATCH: The moment Rossi crashed out of the lead at the Malaysian GP

2018-11-05 09:37

Italian racing star Valentino Rossi finished 18th after tumbling off his bike on the 16th lap and losing the lead to newly-crowned world champion Marc Marquez.

Malaysia opposition leader arrested for corruption

2018-10-18 13:20

Malaysia's opposition leader was arrested on suspicion of corruption, a fresh blow to his party which was ousted at elections this year after six decades in power.

Six Malaysian rescue divers drown in bid to save boy

2018-10-04 17:35

Six Malaysian rescue divers drowned in a freak accident while searching for a boy who had gone missing in a pool at an abandoned tin mine, emergency officials said.

Malaysia ex-PM hit with new charges over 1MDB scandal

2018-09-21 07:24

Malaysia's former leader Najib Razak was hit with 25 new charges of corruption and money laundering linked to the 1MDB mega-scandal, including allegations that hundreds of millions of dollars were transferred to his personal bank account.

Malaysia PM denounces caning of women for lesbian sex

2018-09-06 15:39

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad denounced the caning of two women convicted of having lesbian sex in violation of strict Islamic laws, after the punishment sparked a storm of criticism.

Two Malaysian women caned under Islamic law for lesbian sex

2018-09-03 10:06

Two Malaysian women have been caned for having lesbian sex in violation of strict Islamic laws, despite an outcry from activists at the "cruel and unjust" punishment.


Malaysia seizes record 30-ton pangolin haul - wildlife group

2019-02-12 14:33

A wildlife monitoring group says Malaysian authorities have seized a record 30 tons of pangolin and pangolin products in eastern Sabah state, the biggest such bust in the country.

Danilo Petrucci the fastest in Sepang test as Ducati riders dominate

2019-02-09 16:47

Danilo Petrucci topped the timesheets in Malaysia on Friday, emerging as the fastest-ever MotoGP rider at the Sepang circuit and enabling Italian manufacturer Ducati to dominate the final day of testing.

Malayan tiger in crisis as poaching threatens to wipe out big cat

2018-12-18 11:43

Population of critically endangered animal edges to extinction, as government promises soldiers in jungles by next year.

Malaysia torches 2.8 tonnes of African pangolin scales

2018-12-07 06:52

Malaysia torched nearly three tonnes of seized scales of endangered pangolins worth $9m in a bid to deter illegal wildlife trafficking from Africa.

Marc Marquez wins Malaysian MotoGP as Valentino Rossi crashes out of lead

2018-11-04 09:37

World champion Marc Marquez won the Malaysian MotoGP Sunday despite starting in seventh position after being hit with a grid penalty, surging past Valentino Rossi who crashed out when leading.

Malaysia to abolish death penalty

2018-10-11 14:45

Malaysia's cabinet has agreed to abolish the death penalty, a senior minister said, with more than 1 200 people on death row set to win a reprieve following a groundswell of opposition to capital punishment.

Malaysia ex-PM's wife grilled by corruption investigators

2018-09-26 11:08

The luxury-loving wife of Malaysia's former prime minister faced fresh questioning by anti-corruption investigators probing a multi-billion-dollar scandal that contributed to the old regime losing power.

15 dead in Malaysia from suspected alcohol poisoning

2018-09-18 20:55

Fifteen men, most believed to be foreign workers, have died in Malaysia and 33 more are in hospital with suspected poisoning after consuming alcoholic drinks, police said.


2018-09-04 07:15

ACTIVISTS are outraged after two women were found guilty of trying to have sex together and sentenced to a public lashing.

Young bride dies 24 hours after her dream wedding

2018-08-17 13:23

A young bride with stage 4 cancer has died less than 24 hours after she fulfilled her dying wish of getting married.

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