Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines unite against extremist group Abu Sayyaf

Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines unite against extremist group Abu Sayyaf

The foreign ministers and military leaders of Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines met on Thursday to agree on actions against the Abu Sayyaf extremist group.

Facebook opens office in Malaysia

Facebook opens office in Malaysia

 Social media giant, Facebook has opened a local office in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur, a media report said on Thursday.

China sends advanced warships to contested south China Sea

China sends advanced warships to contested south China Sea

China is sending some of its most advanced naval assets to the South China Sea for a scheduled exercise this month. Those include a new guided missile destroyer.

Know what Radhika Apte has to say about Rajinikanth

Know what Radhika Apte has to say about Rajinikanth

In ‘Kabali’, directed by Pa. Ranjith, Rajinikanth reportedly plays a character based on a real-life don and Radhika plays his wife.

US challenged China, 12 others on navigation rights last year

US challenged China, 12 others on navigation rights last year

A US guided-missile destroyer conducted a freedom of navigation patrol near one of China`s man-made islands in the Spratly archipelago in October. 

World Champions Australia blank India 4-0 to lift 9th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

World Champions Australia blank India 4-0 to lift 9th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

India have previously won the title five times – in 1985, 1991, 1995, 2009 and 2010.

US defense secretary visits carrier in disputed South China Sea

US Defense Secretary Ash Carter flew to the nuclear-powered USS John C Stennis for a two-hour visit as it sailed 60 to 70 miles west of the Philippines island of Luzon.

Indian-origin Sikh woman, toddler found dead in Malaysia

A 33-year-old Indian-origin Sikh woman and her seven-month-old daughter have been found dead at their house in Malaysia and police have arrested her husband, a media report said Friday.

Saudi Arabia confirms 'genuine' $681 mn donation to Malaysian PM

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister says USD 681 million banked into the Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's bank accounts was a "genuine donation".

25th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup​: India lose 1-2 to New Zealand, need a win over Malaysia for final berth

25th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup​: India lose 1-2 to New Zealand, need a win over Malaysia for final berth

Australia are on top of the standings with 12 points from four successive wins, followed by New Zealand on 11 points from six matches.

Ethnic Indian politician's office attacked in Malaysia after 'satan' post

A petrol bomb was on Tuesday hurled at the office of a senior ethnic Indian politician in Malaysia after he called the controversial Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik a "satan" in a Facebook post that went viral.

Malaysia's first sharia-compliant airlines suspended

Malaysia's first airlines that complies with Sharia law, Rayani Air, has been suspended for three months, starting from Monday, owing to faulty service, the Civil Aviation department announced.

Malaysian opposition figure charged over scandal leak

A Malaysian parliament member was charged Friday with leaking state secrets over a financial scandal linked to the prime minister, drawing accusations that the government was abusing its power to silence whistle-blowers.

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: Hapless India suffer 1-5 thrashing against Australia

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: Hapless India suffer 1-5 thrashing against Australia

India's lone goal came through a penalty corner conversion by Rupinder Pal Singh in the eighth minute.

Malaysia inquiry cites murky fund payments by fund linked to PM Razak

A Malaysian parliamentary inquiry presented today said a state-owned fund linked to Prime Minister Najib Razak made more than USD 3 billion in unexplained overseas payments, calling for its former CEO to be investigated.

Malaysia inquiry cites murky fund payments, urges probe

A Malaysian parliamentary inquiry presented on Thursday said a state-owned fund linked to Prime Minister Najib Razak made more than $3 billion in unexplained overseas payments, calling for its former CEO to be investigated.

Australia trying to find TV crew detained in Lebanon

An Australian television crew has been detained in Lebanon, their network said on Thursday, with Canberra urgently trying to confirm the reporters` whereabouts.

Gunmen kidnap Malaysian ship crew: Reports

Gunmen have kidnapped four Malaysians from a ship off the east coast of Sabah state in waters where Abu Sayyaf militants are known to operate, local media reported on Saturday.

Malaysia PM accounts funded luxury buys, election payouts: WSJ

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak`s bank accounts were used to purchase USD 15 million in luxury goods and pay out millions more to political figures ahead of 2013 elections, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Philippines mulls submarines as China row simmers: Aquino

The Philippines may invest in its first-ever submarine fleet to help protect its territory in the disputed South China Sea, President Benigno Aquino said on Wednesday.