Arrested pirates confirmed as Indonesian nationals

The eight pirates who confessed to hijacking a Malaysian oil tanker earlier this month were identified as Indonesian nationals, officials said.

Malaysia's attempt to move Diwali holidays faces heat

A recent attempt by Malaysia`s Terengganu state education department to include Diwali holiday dates in the summer to extend the Hari Raya break has faced the ire of the Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA).

Record haul of gold at Visakhapatnam airport, 55 detained

In the largest seizure of gold at Vizag Airport to date after the international flights started landing here, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Chennai, and Customs officials seized around 63 kg of gold bars valued about Rs 20 crore last night.

MH17 crash: Malaysia to hold memorial service

 Malaysia is scheduled to hold a memorial service in Kuala Lumpur next month to remember the 298 people who were onboard the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which crashed in eastern Ukraine last year.

Eight suspects held after pirates flee hijacked Malaysian tanker

Eight suspected Indonesians pirates believed to have hijacked a Malaysian oil tanker with 22 crew members last week in the South China Sea were on Friday detained in waters near the Tho Chu Island in Vietnam.

Malaysian Navy says missing tanker found in Cambodian waters

A Malaysian-registered tanker that disappeared a week ago in a suspected hijacking has been detected in Cambodian waters with a new name and fresh coat of paint, Malaysia`s navy chief was quoted saying Thursday.

Randeep shoots 'Do Lafzon Ki Kahani' in KL
Randeep shoots 'Do Lafzon Ki Kahani' in KL

Actor Randeep Hooda is busy shooting for Deepak Tijori's directorial ‘Do Lafzon Ki Kahani’ Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards attracted Bollywood celebrities galore earlier this month.

Randeep Hooda in Kuala Lumpur for 'Do Lafzon Ki Kahani' shoot
Randeep Hooda in Kuala Lumpur for 'Do Lafzon Ki Kahani' shoot

Actor Randeep Hooda is currently shooting Deepak Tijori's directorial venture "Do Lafzon Ki Kahani" in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Naked backpacker `truly sorry` on return to UK

The British backpacker deported from Malaysia after pleading guilty to taking nude photos on a sacred mountain on Borneo island said she was "truly sorry" on her return home Sunday.

Malaysia Airlines makes emergency landing in Melbourne
Malaysia Airlines makes emergency landing in Melbourne

A Malaysia Airlines flight returned safely to Melbourne on Friday, having turned back within minutes of take-off after an engine fire alert went off, Airservices Australia said. 

Malaysia arrests foreigner over nude pictures in quake furore

 Malaysian authorities on Tuesday arrested a foreign national for allegedly stripping naked to pose for pictures on the country`s highest peak, Mount Kinabalu, an act some Malaysians have said angered the spirits of the mountain and caused an earthquake.

IIFA 2015: How it happened
IIFA 2015: How it happened

Vikas Bahl's directorial ‘Queen’ bagged the Best Picture, Best Story and Best Performance in a Leading Role - female awards at the three-day long 16th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards here on Sunday.

IIFA 2015: Ranveer-Arjun take dig at Aamir, 'Bombay Velvet'
IIFA 2015: Ranveer-Arjun take dig at Aamir, 'Bombay Velvet'

From making fun of Aamir Khan's stand against the controversial comedy show 'AIB Roast' and breaking down into impromptu jigs to flirting with actress Deepika Padukone, IIFA 2015 hosts Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor did not leave any stone unturned to make the ceremony entertaining.

Not sure about playback singing: Sonakshi Sinha

Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who made her live crooning debut at IIFA 2015, says she is not eyeing Bollywood playback singing anytime soon.

Stars rock Malaysia at Bollywood`s Oscars

It was a night of Bollywood glamour and energy in Malaysia on Sunday at the International Indian Film Academy`s (IIFA) annual awards ceremony.

IIFA Awards 2015: 'Haider' sweeps award, Best Directional Debut to Sajid Nadiadwala for 'Kick'
IIFA Awards 2015: 'Haider' sweeps award, Best Directional Debut to Sajid Nadiadwala for 'Kick'

The IIFA 2015 awards are taking place in Kuala Lumpur and the who's who of B-Town is attending the gala. The 16th edition of the is a International Indian Film Academy awards is a three-day-long extravaganza which culminated tonight.

More bodies found on Malaysia mountain as quake toll hits 13

Rescuers recovered the bodies of 11 more climbers from Malaysia's highest peak on Saturday, a day after it was struck by a strong earthquake, bringing the total number of dead to 13.

Quake strands more than 200 climbers on Malaysian peak

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck near Malaysia`s Mount Kinabalu on Borneo Friday, injuring climbers on the popular peak and leaving more than 200 stranded by rockfalls, officials and local reports said.

Malaysian PM slammed for failing to face critics on scandal

Malaysia`s embattled prime minister provoked fierce criticism Friday by not attending an event at which he was to defend himself over an escalating scandal threatening to engulf his administration.

IIFA 2015: 'Larger than life' Weekend in Kuala Lumpur
IIFA 2015: 'Larger than life' Weekend in Kuala Lumpur

There will be the glitz, glamour and the business of Bollywood at the forthcoming edition of the three-day International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards from June 5. It promises to be "larger than life" with a focus on commercial opportunities between host country Malaysia and India.