As Malaysia's PM struggles in graft scandal, his party plays the race card

When thousands of Malay Muslims marched through Kuala Lumpur last week to support his scandal-wracked government, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak kept his distance.

Anwar's daughter urges Barack Obama to pressure Malaysian leader

The daughter of detained Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim called on the Obama administration on Friday to put pressure on her country`s prime minister, Najib Razak, to release her father and abandon authoritarian policies.

Malays march in support of Malaysian government

Thousands of ruling-party supporters marched through Malaysia`s capital on Wednesday to support the embattled government and assert the political dominance of the Malay majority, in a demonstration whose racial overtones have sparked concern.

Hong Kong probes bank deposits complainant links to Malaysia PM

Hong Kong police are investigating bank deposits a complainant said were linked to Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, police said on Friday, as a probe into a troubled Malaysian state investment fund widens.

Malaysia awaits more information on MH370 debris

Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai on Friday said he hoped that experts could provide more information on the debris of the Malaysian Airlines flight MH370.

Search ramps up as toll in Malaysia boat tragedy hits 15

Malaysian authorities on Friday stepped up a search for survivors from a boat that sank while crammed with Indonesian migrants as the death toll rose to 15, the Malaysian coastguard said.

Malaysia's economy in stronger position to meet any incoming storms: Najib

The Malaysian economy is in a stronger position than it was during the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis to bear any "incoming storms", Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Thursday.

Swiss freeze millions amid investigations of Malaysian fund

Swiss authorities said on Wednesday they had frozen funds in Swiss banks amid investigations of Malaysia`s troubled state investment fund, 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), on suspicion of corruption and money laundering. 

Malaysia police to question Mahathir on anti-PM comments at rally

 Malaysian police will call former premier Mahathir Mohamad to give a statement on allegations he made against Prime Minister Najib Razak at an anti-government rally in Kuala Lumpur on the weekend, a police spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

Malaysian police summons anti-PM protest organisers

The organisers of a massive weekend demonstration demanding the Malaysian prime minister's removal over corruption allegations today said they had been summoned by police, after the government earlier threatened they could face charges.

Malaysian police summon anti-PM protest organisers

The organisers of a massive weekend demonstration demanding the Malaysian prime minister`s removal over corruption allegations said Tuesday they had been summoned by police, after the government earlier threatened they could face charges.

Defiant Malaysian PM Najib Razak refuses to step down

Beleaguered Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Monday refused to resign over a USD 700 million financial scandal and scorned protesters who took to the streets at the weekend to call for his dismissal over the issue, saying he will not let instigators destroy the nation.

Malaysia PM Najib Razak reasserts command with National Day parade

 Malaysia`s government reclaimed the streets of the capital Monday after massive weekend protests demanding the premier`s ouster, staging its own show of force with National Day celebrations attended by thousands.

Protests against Malaysian PM persist, govt warns of retaliation

Thousands of Malaysian demonstrators turned central Kuala Lumpur yellow for a second straight day Sunday with a rally demanding Prime Minister Najib Razak`s resignation over a corruption scandal, as the government threatened action against organisers.

Pressure mounts on Malaysian PM as protests spill into second day

Thousands gathered for a second day of protests on Sunday to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak over a multi-million-dollar financial scandal, their spirits lifted by unexpected support from Malaysia`s longest-serving leader.

Malaysians rally to demand reform, PM Najib Razak's ouster

Tens of thousands of Malaysians marched in a massive anti-government rally here on Saturday demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak following weeks of simmering anger over corruption allegations against the premier.

Malaysians gather in capital to demand reform, PM`s ouster
Malaysians gather in capital to demand reform, PM`s ouster

 Thousands of Malaysians streamed into central Kuala Lumpur on Saturday to call for the prime minister`s ouster over corruption allegations and demand broader reforms, spurning warnings by police who have declared the rally illegal.

Malaysia blocks protesters'' website on eve of mass rally

Malaysian authorities have blocked access to the website of a civil society group that called for massive anti-government demonstrations this weekend, while a domestic news portal said the military could intervene if the protests get out of hand.

Malaysia to block websites promoting anti-government rally

Malaysia will block websites attempting to spread information about a two-day rally due to be staged in three cities this weekend by a pro-democracy group demanding Prime Minister Najib Razak`s resignation.

Malaysia's attorney general denies new task force is to investigate 1MDB

Malaysia`s attorney general has denied reports that a new task force would be investigating troubled state fund 1MDB, saying the new body was just a "rebranding" of an existing team that focuses on crimes such as tax evasion and illegal fund flows.