Ahmad Zahid Hamidi

Malaysia says found out murdered Kim Jong Nam's identity from child's DNA

Malaysia says found out murdered Kim Jong Nam's identity from child's DNA

Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, was murdered on February 13.

Mar 15, 2017, 14:49 PM IST
Malaysia says Kim Jong Nam's body has been embalmed

Malaysia says Kim Jong Nam's body has been embalmed

Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said today that the body of Kim Jong Nam, who was killed last month, has been embalmed to better preserve it, and that about 50 North Koreans whose work permits have expired will be deported.

Mar 14, 2017, 12:44 PM IST

Malaysia to deport North Korean workers with expired visas

Malaysia will deport some 50 North Koreans working here with overstayed visas, Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi announced on Tuesday.

Mar 14, 2017, 12:27 PM IST
Malaysia to cancel visa-free entry for North Koreans: Report

Malaysia to cancel visa-free entry for North Koreans: Report

The move comes two weeks after Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, was killed at the Kuala Lumpur airport.

Mar 02, 2017, 09:23 AM IST

'Islamic State militants plotted to kidnap Malaysian PM Najib last year'

Malaysian police foiled a plot by the Islamic State (IS) militant group to kidnap Prime Minister Najib Razak and other senior ministers last year, the country`s deputy premier said on Tuesday.

Mar 08, 2016, 12:43 PM IST

Malaysia will not be a haven for terrorists: Minister

Malaysia today said it was committed towards combating terrorism and the country will not be a "haven" for militants.

Nov 13, 2014, 19:01 PM IST

Malaysia to launch operation against illegal immigrants

Malaysian Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said Thursday that a large-scale operation would be conducted against the country`s illegal immigrants from Jan 21.

Jan 09, 2014, 16:15 PM IST

Malaysia to punish those behind Indian`s custodial death: Minister

Any policemen found responsible for the alleged custodial death of a 42-year-old ethnic Indian man will be punished, Malaysian Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi assured on Tuesday.

Jul 09, 2013, 20:50 PM IST

Bill for religion change must not be rushed: Malaysian HM

The proposed controversial child conversion legislation must not be rushed and should be given time for in-depth debate, Malaysia`s Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has said.

Jul 06, 2013, 00:10 AM IST

Malaysian-Indian`s custodial death: Govt to weed out bad hats

Malaysian Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said charging of 3 police personnel for custodial death of 32-year-old ethnic Indian man shows commitment of police to weed out `bad hats` from force.

Jun 06, 2013, 17:58 PM IST

Malaysian Minister says his remarks on emigration misquoted

Malaysian Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has defended his statement in which he called for groups which did not accept the country`s political system to migrate to countries where they find a suitable system.

May 18, 2013, 15:56 PM IST