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.
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.
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`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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.