Hunt for missing Malaysia plane to resume

Crews will resume the underwater hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 at the end of the month, and will begin the search in an area farther south than initially planned, a senior search official said on Friday.

No ebola case reported in Malaysia: Minister

Malaysian Health Minister S. Subramaniam Friday said that no case of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has been reported in the country and there was no cause for the public to panic.

No ebola case reported in Malaysia: Minister

 Malaysian Health Minister S Subramaniam Friday said that no case of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has been reported in the country and there was no cause for the public to panic.

Five more Malaysian MH17 victims identified

Kuala Lumpur, Sep 18 (IANS) Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai Thursday said that Dutch forensic experts have identified the remains of five more Malaysians who were on board Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 which crashed in Ukraine.

Australia reveals 12 asylum-seeker boats turned away

Australia on Thursday revealed it has turned back 12 asylum-seeker boats and prevented 45 more from leaving port as it lifted the veil of secrecy over its hardline border protection policy.

'Modern slavery' in Malaysia electronics factories: Survey

Nearly one-third of the 350,000 workers in Malaysia's electronics manufacturing sector -- a major supplier for leading global brands -- suffer labour conditions akin to "modern slavery", a report released today said.

Malaysia to send rubber gloves to Ebola-stricken countries

 Malaysia will send more than 20 million medical rubber gloves to five African nations stricken by the Ebola virus, the government said on Monday.

Islamic militant's death sparks eulogies in Malaysia

The death of a Malaysian Islamist in Syria has sparked an outpouring of eulogies on social media, including from his former political party, underlining sympathy for the militants` cause that is creating a security headache for the government.

MH370 mystery: 58 'hard objects' found in Indian Ocean

The Australia-led search team for the missing Malaysian flight MH370 has discovered 58 hard objects inconsistent with the Indian Ocean seabed, raising hopes of solving the over six months-long aviation mystery.

India-bound Malaysia Airlines flight return back after defect

An India-bound flight of Malaysia Airlines was forced to return due to an auto-pilot defect, landing safely here on Sunday, said the carrier already hit by the twin tragedies this year.

Malaysian court orders arrest of Indian-origin teacher's husband

A Malaysian court on Friday ordered the arrest of an Indian-origin teacher's Muslim-convert ex-husband after he failed to return their youngest child to her, media reports said.

Akhilesh Yadav invites Malaysian entrepreneurs to invest in UP

 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today invited entrepreneurs from Malaysia to invest in the state, promising them all king of facilities.

Ukraine eyes MH17 recovery operation's resumption

 A ceasefire between Ukrainian forces and independence-seeking insurgents would allow resuming an international recovery operation on the crash site of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH1, Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said Tuesday.

Malaysian minister in Russia to discuss MH17 crash probe

Malaysia`s defence minister said Wednesday he has arrived in Moscow for talks over a probe into the crash of flight MH17 in Ukraine, which killed 298 people.

Malaysian minister meets PM Narendra Modi

Malaysian Natural Resources Minister Datuk Seri G Palanivel met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday.

Malaysia, Australia to continue cooperation over air tragedies

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and his visiting Australian counterpart Tony Abbot Saturday said that the two countries would continue their cooperation in dealing with the tragedies of Malaysia Airlines flights MH370 and MH17.

Malaysia to send team to jet crash site in Ukraine

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says the government aims to send a search team to the crash site in Ukraine of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 before winter sets in to gather physical evidence to prove it was shot down.

Student activist found guilty of sedition in Malaysia

 A Malaysian court on Friday sentenced a student activist to 10 months in jail for sedition, with the government increasingly using tough colonial-era legislation to stifle dissent despite promises to repeal the law.

Preliminary report on MH17 crash to be out on September 9

A preliminary report on the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over the war-torn eastern Ukraine that killed all 298 people onboard would be released on September 9.

MH17 Ukraine crash report due Tuesday: Investigators

Dutch air crash investigators have announced that they will release a preliminary report next Tuesday into what brought down flight MH17 over east Ukraine, killing 298 passengers.