China to closely monitor missing AirAsia flight

China said that it is "closely monitoring" the developments regarding the AirAsia flight that went missing on Sunday en route from Indonesia to Singapore after losing contact with air traffic controllers.

Over 132,000 affected by Malaysia floods

The total number of people affected by the floods in Malaysia Saturday escalated to over 132,000, officials said.

Malaysia charges Australian mum with drug trafficking

An Australian mother-of-four was charged in Malaysia with the capital crime of drug trafficking on Friday, but her lawyers insisted she was innocently duped into carrying a bag that appeared to contain only clothing.

Indian arrested for drug possession at Kuala Lumpur airport

Kuala Lumpur: The Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) Customs Department has detained a 27-year-old Indian national in connection with the seizure of 5.34 kg of drugs worth 1.01 million Malaysian ringgits ($288,155), media reported Monday.

Indian charged with rape, sodomy of Indonesian woman

Kuala Lumpur: An Indian national was charged in a sessions court here with three counts of raping and sodomising an Indonesian woman.

India clubbed with Bangladesh, Uzbekistan, Syria in AFC U23 Championship
India clubbed with Bangladesh, Uzbekistan, Syria in AFC U23 Championship

India have been clubbed in Group E along with Bangladesh, Uzbekistan and Syria for next year's qualifiers of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Under-23 Championship 2016.

India clubbed with Bangladesh, Uzbekistan, Syria in AFC U23 Championship
India clubbed with Bangladesh, Uzbekistan, Syria in AFC U23 Championship

India have been clubbed in Group E along with Bangladesh, Uzbekistan and Syria for next year's qualifiers of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Under-23 Championship 2016.

Malaysia monitoring IS members

The Malaysian government and police are monitoring those Malaysians who are fighting for the Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical organisation and planning to return to the country to spread their extremist ideologies, Deputy Home Minister Wan Junaidi Wan Jaafar said Monday.

Ukraine rebels say more remains found at MH17 site

Rebel separatists in east Ukraine on Friday said that more human remains have been found at the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines plane that was brought down in July.

Malaysians accused of hacking US news website

The US-based Environment News Service on Friday accused Malaysian government hackers of shutting down its website after it ran a story on a new book implicating a senior politician in alleged graft.

Delhi-Kuala Lumpur flight makes emergency landing in Bangkok

A New Delhi-Kuala Lumpur bound Malindo Air plane with 129 people on board on Monday made an emergency landing at Thailand's Don Mueng Airport here after experiencing a technical problem while flying over Myanmar, the budget airlines said.

Anirban Lahiri shoots two-under at CIMB Classic
Anirban Lahiri shoots two-under at CIMB Classic

Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri brought in his first under-par round of the week as he carded a two-under 70 to move to even-par 216 for three rounds at the USD seven million CIMB Classic.

Anirban Lahiri digs deep to return with even par second round at CIMB Classic
Anirban Lahiri digs deep to return with even par second round at CIMB Classic

Anirban Lahiri fought well to go four-under for his last 14 holes after being four-over for first four, to end at tied 53rd at the midway stage of the USD 7 million CIMB Classic.

Malaysian state orders headscarves for women workers in market

All Muslim women employees in supermarkets, food outlets and other business centres in a Malaysian state have been ordered to wear headscarves or face a fine, triggering yet another controversy in this multi- ethnic Muslim majority country.

Malaysian woman charged for supporting IS militant group

A 25-year-old Malaysian Muslim woman was on Friday charged by a court here for giving support to the Islamic State (IS) militant group.

Malaysian badminton officials "shocked" over doping claims
Malaysian badminton officials "shocked" over doping claims

Malaysian badminton officials expressed "shock" on Sunday in their first response to doping allegations following reports that world number one Lee Chong Wei failed a test.

MH 370: Australia says missing plane hunt will take months

The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean is progressing well but will likely take many months because of the huge area involved, an Australian official said on Friday.

Malaysia`s Defence Minister hopeful MH370 will be found

Malaysia`s Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said Wednesday his country was determined to find missing Flight MH370, as he was briefed by Australian officials leading the complex search deep in the Indian Ocean.

Danish badminton players allege match-fixing offer
Danish badminton players allege match-fixing offer

Badminton`s governing body has asked police to investigate claims by the world number nine and another Danish player that they were approached to throw matches.

Malaysia arrests 13 people suspected of Islamic State links

Malaysian authorities said on Thursday they had arrested 13 Malaysians suspected of having links to Islamic State and who were planning to leave for Syria.