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North Korean leader's brother was CIA informant - report

2019-06-11 13:55

Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, was a CIA informant, the Wall Street Journal has reported.

Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhino dies - officials

2019-05-27 17:59

Malaysia's last surviving male Sumatran rhino has died, wildlife officials say, leaving behind only one female in the country and pushing the critically-endangered species closer to extinction.

Malaysia foils ISIS-linked plot, seizes explosives

2019-05-13 17:36

Malaysian police say they have arrested four militants linked to the Islamic State group who were in possession of explosives and planned to attack non-Muslim places of worship.

Malaysia destroys 4 tons of ivory tusks, products

2019-04-30 13:28

Malaysia has destroyed nearly four tons of elephant tusks and ivory products estimated to be worth 13.26 million ringgit ($3.2m) as part of its fight against the illegal ivory trade.

WATCH: Vietnam woman pleads guilty to lesser charge in Kim killing

2019-04-01 12:46

A Vietnamese woman who is the only suspect in custody for the killing of the North Korean leader's brother has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge.

Malaysia won't drop case against Vietnamese in Kim killing

2019-03-14 15:28

Prosecutors say Malaysia's attorney general has ordered the murder case to proceed against a Vietnamese woman accused in the killing of the North Korean leader's half brother

WATCH: Malaysia court frees woman in North Korea murder case

2019-03-11 13:55

An Indonesian woman accused of assassinating the North Korean leader's half-brother has been freed after Malaysian prosecutors dropped a murder charge against her, in a shock decision a year and a half after she went on trial.

34 Rohingya women, children found stranded on Malaysia beach

2019-03-01 23:01

Malaysian authorities say 34 Muslim Rohingya women and children were found stranded along a beach in the country's northernmost state, and are believed to have been dropped off by human traffickers.

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.

 

Malaysia to ship back tons of plastic waste to foreign nations

2019-05-28 22:00

Malaysia will send back at least 3 000 metric tons of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries including the United States, Great Britain, Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a "dumping ground" for rich nations.

Teenager kills herself after majority of respondents in Instagram poll vote 'death'

2019-05-16 14:46

A 16-year-old girl reportedly jumped to her death after creating an opinion poll on Instagram asking her followers if she should kill herself.

Trade war escalation sends shock waves amid sell-offs

2019-05-11 19:04

Emerging-market equities saw their worst rout since October 2018, while currencies extended a four-week losing streak as trade clashes intensified between the world’s two largest economies.

Murder charge dropped for suspect in Kim Jong Nam killing

2019-04-01 21:21

Two years after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half brother was killed, a Malaysian court has dropped the murder charge against the only suspect still in custody.

WATCH: International hot air balloon festival takes off in Malaysia

2019-03-28 15:45

Some 20 hot air balloons fill the sky over the Malaysian city of Putrajaya as a four-day international balloon festival kicks off.

MH370: Bewilderment and disbelief five years after plane vanished

2019-03-12 21:58

For the families of the 239 passengers and crew who were on board, the world's biggest aviation mystery has meant five years of grief, bewilderment and disbelief.

WATCH: 5 years on, Malaysia open to proposals to resume MH370 hunt

2019-03-03 13:22

Malaysia's transport minister says the government is open to new proposals to resume the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, as families of passengers commemorated the fifth anniversary of the jet's disappearance.

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.

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