Wife of Malaysia's jailed Anwar Ibrahim to run for his seat

The wife of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on Saturday entered the race for the parliamentary seat vacated by her husband's recent jailing over a much-criticised sodomy conviction, a party official said.

China`s island-building to loom large at SE Asia summit

China`s creation of new island footholds in contested seas will hover over a Southeast Asian summit that has become an annual test of the region`s nerve in standing up to its massive neighbour.

Expert claims wreckage found in ocean might be of MH370
Expert claims wreckage found in ocean might be of MH370

An aviation technology expert has claimed that he has found remains of an aircraft in the ocean between Malaysia and India that may be of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 but said he needs 1.3 million pounds (about $1.9 million) to find it, media reported.

Summit to urge 'self-restraint' in South China Sea: Draft

A Southeast Asian summit will urge "self-restraint" in the South China Sea but avoid directly criticising Chinese actions that have fanned tensions in the contested waters, a diplomatic source with knowledge of a draft statement said on Friday.

Malaysia urged to punish Muslims over `cross` protest

Malaysia`s government faced calls Tuesday to take action against Muslim protesters who pressured a church to remove its cross, the latest example of rising Islamic intolerance that is fuelling religious tensions in the multi-faith country.

Australia says additional search area for MH370 may take up to a year

 Government ministers from Australia, China and Malaysia on Thursday said that they would extend the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 by an additional 60,000 sq miles if the wreckage is not found in the current search area.

Bhutan praying for dream Japan tie in Asian World Cup qualifier
Bhutan praying for dream Japan tie in Asian World Cup qualifier

When the second round draw for Asian World Cup qualifying takes place in Kuala Lumpur next week, fans, players and officials in the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan will be praying for one outcome.

Tottenham announce Malaysia friendly
Tottenham announce Malaysia friendly

Tottenham Hotspur will tackle a Malaysia XI in a post-season friendly in Kuala Lumpur next month, the Premier League club announced on Tuesday.

At least 17 terror suspects held in Malaysia

Seventeen suspected militants, including two who recently returned from Syria, have been detained in Malaysia for allegedly planning terror activities in the Muslim-majority country's capital city Kuala Lumpur.

Chen Long, Carolina Marin win titles in Malaysia Open
Chen Long, Carolina Marin win titles in Malaysia Open

China's Chen Long and Spain's Carolina Marin clinched the men's and women's singles titles, respectively, in the $500,000 Malaysia Open Superseries Premier badminton tournament at the Putra Stadium here on Sunday.

Najib's aide among six killed in Malaysia helicopter crash

Six persons, including an aide to Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and the country's former envoy to the US, were killed in a helicopter crash near here.

Malaysia government tables two new anti-terror bills

Malaysia on Monday proposed two new anti-terrorism bills that allow detention of a person for two years without trial amid concerns in the Muslim majority country over several of its citizens getting swayed by the dreaded Islamic State militant group.

Malaysia detains two Iraqi nationals with links to IS

Two Iraqi nationals, suspected to be members of the dreaded Islamic State terror group, have been arrested here for allegedly making death threats to the Ambassadors of Saudi Arabia and Qatar in Malaysia.

Malaysia arrests opposition figures to thwart protest

Malaysian police arrested three leading opposition politicians in a bid to thwart a protest march on Saturday demanding the release of jailed opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, his party said.

Malaysia`s Mahathir mourns Singapore`s `strong leader` Lee

Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad said Friday he was "saddened" by the death of Singapore`s founding leader Lee Kuan Yew, despite their often strained relationship, adding that Southeast Asia had lost a strong leader.

Jailed Malaysian leader's daughter arrested for sedition

Disgraced Malaysian leader Anwar Ibrahim's eldest daughter was arrested on Monday on charges of making a seditious remark in parliament by reading out text from a speech of her father criticising his recent conviction.

Hockey India remembers 1975 World Cup winning team
Hockey India remembers 1975 World Cup winning team

Forty years back on March 15, 1975, the Indian men's hockey team accomplished a historic feat by beating Pakistan 2-1 in the World Cup final to earn the title of champions. Remembering the occasion and achievement, Hockey India (HI) congratulated the team.

Malaysia exploring connectivity between Perak and Chennai

Malaysia is exploring the possibility of a new flight connectivity between Perak and Chennai, Chief Minister of Perak, Malaysia, Zambry Bin Abdul Kadir said on Saturday.

MH370 report: ATC supervisor was sleeping on duty

The air traffic control supervisor was asleep on duty during the crucial hours following the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 last year, an interim report into the tragedy has said.

Caroline Wozniacki to meet Alexandra Dulgheru in Malaysian final
Caroline Wozniacki to meet Alexandra Dulgheru in Malaysian final

Danish star Caroline Wozniacki beat Taiwanese ace Su-Wei Hsieh in straight sets at the semi-finals of the Malaysian Open on Saturday.