Australia helps make Indian Ocean safer
Australian authorities say they have helped make the Indian Ocean safer for air and sea travellers since the Malaysian airliner vanished in the vast expanse four years ago through search and rescue training with island nations.
Malaysian artist jailed for mocking Prime Minister Najib Razak
Fahmi Reza's caricature depicts Najib Razak as a clown and went viral during protests against him.
Malaysian Court Jails, Fines Artist for Clown Caricature of PM Najib Razak
Kuala Lumpur: A Malaysian artist and prominent opposition activist was jailed...
Malaysia wishes wrong New Year with a barking rooster
The country's trade ministry welcomed the Year of the Dog with a culturally unwelcome rooster.
Chinese New Year food: How to get rich tossing fish
Every Chinese New Year families in Singapore and Malaysia toss a fish salad for luck and prosperity.
Pop star Denise Ho denied Malaysia permit 'over LGBT views'
Denise Ho says Malaysia denied her a performance permit because of her support for the gay community.
US urges Malaysia protect Uighurs facing deportation
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States on Thursday urged Malaysia to provide temporary protection to 11 Uighur Muslims reportedly held there, warning they could face torture or persecution if forcibly returned to China. Human Rights Watch says the Uighurs were among more than 200 detained in neighboring Thailand in 2014. Thailand deported more than 100 [...]
Dutch foreign minister quits after lying about Putin meeting
Dutch Foreign Minister Halbe Zijlstra resigned on Tuesday after admitting that he had lied about attending a meeting in 2006 at which he said Russian President Vladimir Putin had outlined a strategy for building a greater Russia. The incident has embarrassed Prime Minister Mark Rutte's four-party coalition government, which has a precarious parliamentary majority of just one seat. It risks undermining Dutch foreign policy at a time when diplomatic ties between the Netherlands and Russia have hit a low point, largely over the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine, allegedly by pro-Russian separatists.
Maid left to 'sleep outside with dog' diesOlder articles »
Calls to protect domestic workers in Malaysia, after the death of an Indonesian maid who it's suspected was abused by her employers.