Mahathir saddened by Lee Kuan Yew''s death despite their clashes

Malaysia`s former leader Mahathir Mohamad, one of Lee Kuan Yew`s greatest rivals, said on Friday he was saddened by the death of Singapore`s founding father although the two Southeast Asian strongmen often clashed and seldom agreed on issues.

Aussie mum frustrated as Malaysia drug case delayed again

The case of an Australian woman facing a possible death sentence for drug trafficking in Malaysia was postponed again Thursday, with a lawyer describing the defendant as frustrated with the repeated delays.

Malaysian leader lauds Lee Kuan Yew`s `great` achievements

Premier Najib Razak lauded Singapore`s founder Lee Kuan Yew for building the island city into a "modern and dynamic nation" as he extended Malaysian condolences on his death Monday.

Dutch visit previously inaccessible MH17 Ukraine crash site

Dutch experts returned to war-ravaged Ukraine on Friday to probe the MH17 crash site, including visiting a location previously considered unsafe because of fighting with pro-Russian separatists.

China to unveil Silk Road project plan at Boao Forum next week

Chinese President Xi Jinping will release the implementation plan for his ambitious Silk Road projects listing hundreds of infrastructure ventures at the Boao Forum next week in presence of heads of state from 13 nations.

India, Malaysia review political and defence relations

India and Malaysia have reviewed their bilateral relations in many aspects, including their political and defence ties.

Malaysian state OKs Islamic penalties, splitting opposition

 A Malaysian state governed by an opposition Muslim party passed a law on Thursday mandating tough Islamic criminal punishments, a move that threatens to break up a fractious opposition alliance.

Islamic law push strains Malaysian opposition`s unity

A Malaysian Muslim party on Wednesday launched a push to implement Islamic criminal punishments such as flogging and amputations in a state it governs, a move that threatens to tear apart the country`s opposition.

Malaysia launches new airline to provide value flights

Malaysia today launched a new airline, flymojo, aimed at providing value flights in south-east Asia.

Malaysian police free Anwar`s daughter on bail

The eldest daughter of Malaysia`s jailed opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was freed on police bail Tuesday after being held overnight for alleged sedition, as supporters and the United States condemned her detention.

US concerned at Malaysia`s detention of Anwar daughter

The United States said on Monday it was "deeply concerned" by the detention of the eldest daughter of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim.

Malaysia arrests Anwar's daughter for sedition: Opposition party

Malaysian police have arrested opposition politician Nurul Izzah Anwar, the daughter of jailed opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, for sedition over a speech she made in parliament, her party said on Monday.

'ISIS threat spreading fast to Malaysia'

Islamic State extremism is spreading fast to Muslim-majority Malaysia, a senior leader of the ruling coalition on Monday warned after reports that several Malaysians had been fighting for the dreaded militant group in Iraq and Syria.

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.

Asean defence ministers reiterate joint efforts to fight Islamic State

 Defence ministers of the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Nations (Asean) agreed on Monday to cooperate in tackling the grave security threat from the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group.

Daughter of Malaysia`s Anwar arrested for sedition

The eldest daughter of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said Monday she had been arrested for sedition after reading out in parliament parts of a speech by her father criticising his recent jailing.

Fake notes now harder to detect: Delhi Police

It may be even more difficult for you to identify a genuine 500-rupee note from a counterfeit one as the currency being smuggled into India by inimical agencies is now a closer imitation of the original, Delhi Police have cautioned.

Indonesia aerobatic planes crash in Malaysia, pilots safe

Two planes from an Indonesian aerobatics team collided and crashed on Sunday during a practice session before an air show on the Malaysian island of Langkawi but all four pilots are safe, an official said.

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.

Police promise `truth` in disastrous Philippine raid

Philippine police say they are confident that they have found "the truth" of what happened during a disastrous operation against one of the world`s most wanted Islamic militants that left 44 police commandos dead, officials said Thursday.