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Search for MH370 to conclude in December?

The Australian-led search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is expected to wrap up in December, the Joint Agency Co-ordination Centre (JACC) said on Wednesday.

Malaysian oil tanker taken over commercial dispute, not hijacked: Maritime official

Malaysian oil tanker taken over commercial dispute, not hijacked: Maritime official

Vier Harmoni, carrying 900,000 litres of diesel, went missing after leaving the Tanjung Pelepas port on the eastern coast of Peninsular Malaysia.

Malaysian authorities say ship carrying diesel hijacked

Malaysian authorities say ship carrying diesel hijacked

An oil tanker carrying 900,000 litres of diesel has been hijacked and taken into Indonesian waters, Malaysian maritime authorities said on Tuesday.

Nine Islamic State suspects arrested in Malaysia

Nine Islamic State suspects arrested in Malaysia

At least nine suspects linked with the Islamic State (IS) militant group were arrested in Malaysia, police said on Saturday.

Malaysia arrests Islamic State suspects for grenade attack on bar in June

Authorities in Muslim-majority Malaysia have been on high alert since IS-linked militants carried out an armed attack in the capital of neighbouring Indonesia in January.

Philippines seeks formal talks with China amid South China Sea tensions: Ramos

Philippines seeks formal talks with China amid South China Sea tensions: Ramos

China claims almost the entire South China Sea, through which more than USD 5 trillion of trade moves annually.

Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 fell out of sky after engine failure?

Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 fell out of sky after engine failure?

Australian defence scientists who analysed signals from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have revealed the Boeing 777 fell very fast before crashing into the Indian Ocean off the coast of Western Australia.

China preparing for war? Builds military hangers in disputed South China Sea islands

China preparing for war? Builds military hangers in disputed South China Sea islands

China claims most of the South China Sea despite the claims made by The Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Taiwan and Brunei over their share of the waters.

Malaysia revokes passports of 68 citizens linked to IS

Malaysia revoked the passports of 68 citizens, who were suspected of being involved with the Islamic State (IS) terror group and threatened legal action if they returned to the country.

Driver caught playing Pokemon Go in Malaysia, issued summon

A 32-year-old man in Malaysia has been issued a police summon for playing Pokemon Go while driving, in the first such case just two days after the popular augmented reality game was launched in the country.

Malaysia confirms MH370 course was on pilot's simulator

Malaysia has confirmed one of the pilots of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 had plotted a course on his home flight simulator to the southern Indian Ocean, where the missing jet is believed to have crashed.

Japan warns China over `territorial aggression`

Japan warns China over `territorial aggression`

Beijing is under pressure to respect a UN-backed tribunal`s finding last month that there is no legal basis for its ambitions over the South China Sea.

Home flight simulator in MH370 captain's home plotted Indian Ocean course: JACC

A home flight simulator owned by the pilot of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 was used to plot a course to the southern Indian Ocean where the aircraft is believed to have gone missing, the Australian agency in charge of the search said on Thursday.

Life terms for 9 Filipinos over 2013 Malaysia incursion

A Malaysian court sentenced nine Filipinos to life in prison over an armed incursion in 2013 that left scores dead and paralysed a remote corner of Borneo for weeks, a defence lawyer said.

Philippine Abu Sayyaf kidnapped 5 sailors, Malaysia says

Malaysia's police chief said that five tugboat crew missing since last week were abducted by the Philippine militant group Abu Sayyaf.

Nine Filipino militants may face death in Malaysia: lawyer

A Malaysian court has convicted three locals and 14 Filipinos of terror-related offences, some punishable by death, following an armed incursion that left scores dead and paralysed a remote corner of Borneo for weeks, a lawyer said Monday.

US, China hold NSA-level talks after South China Sea verdict

US, China hold NSA-level talks after South China Sea verdict

The US on Monday called for candour and openness ahead of NSA-level talks with China here, the first such high-level political dialogue since an international tribunal rejected Beijing's expansive claims over the strategic South China Sea.

Beijing dodges ASEAN rebuke over South China Sea row

Southeast Asian nations avoided rebuking Beijing or mentioning a recent UN-backed tribunal ruling against its claims in the South China Sea in a statement issued that will be seen as a victory for the regional giant.

Vietnam warns South China Sea is a `test` of ASEAN

Vietnam has warned that the inability of Southeast Asian nations to forge a unified front against Beijing`s militarisation of the South China Sea is a "test" of the regional bloc in the face of its greatest security challenge.

Eight dead, 20 missing in Malaysia boat accident

The boat carrying 62 people -- all Indonesians and thought to be illegal immigrants -- capsized due to strong waves late on Saturday night.