French tourist missing off Malaysia resort island

Malaysian authorities on Wednesday were searching for a French tourist who went missing on the same resort island where a British tourist was found dead in June.

Malaysian opposition in crosshairs of `sedition blitz`

Malaysian attorney N Surendran appeared in court last week to defend a fellow opposition lawmaker accused of insulting the powerful ruling party -- then returned hours later to face a sedition charge of his own.

Malaysian law professor charged in crackdown on dissent

Malaysian prosecutors charged a high-profile law professor with sedition on Tuesday for an opinion he voiced on a political crisis that occurred five years ago, extending a recent crackdown on dissent from opposition politicians to academia.

Malaysian Indian taxi driver racially abused in New Zealand

A New Zealand policewoman accused of racially abusing a Malaysian Indian taxi driver appeared in court Monday.

Malaysia refuses New Zealand activist entry

Malaysia on Monday refused entry to a New Zealand anti-mining activist who had previously been arrested for joining a protest against a rare earths processing plant, rights groups said.

President wishes Malaysia, Trinidad and Tobago on their National Days

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday extended his greetings to the King and people of Malaysia and President of Trinidad and Tobago on the eve of their National Days tomorrow.

Pirates steal oil from Thai tanker hijacked off Malaysia

Armed pirates commandeered a Thai tanker off Malaysia's east coast and pumped out its cargo of oil, a maritime watchdog said Friday, adding to a series of hijackings that has raised fears of a growing Southeast Asian piracy menace.

KCR promises to make Hyderabad most happening city

Promising to turn Hyderabad into the most happening city in the country, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao Friday announced that 1,000 km long world-class roads will be laid in the city at a cost of Rs 10,000 crore.

'MH17 trial could be conducted either in Malaysia or ICJ'

The trial of those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in July over Ukraine could be conducted either here or the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, a top minister has said.

`Nude games` in Malaysia end in jail terms

A Malaysian court sent six men to jail for a month on Thursday and will try four other people over a nudist gathering that triggered outrage in the Muslim-majority country, a defence lawyer said.

ISIS actions against Islamic law: Malaysian PM

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has strongly condemned the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), saying the group's actions are against the teachings of the Prophet and run counter to the Islamic law.

Arjun Rampal rejuvenates in Malaysia
Arjun Rampal rejuvenates in Malaysia

Zee Media Bureau/ Aparna  Mudi

New Delhi: Along with shooting for his next film, actor-entreprenuer Arjun Rampal also seems to be on a rejuvenating trip to Malayasia. 

As he posted on his official Twitter page:

'Malaysia Airlines should allow hijab for Muslim stewardesses'

Muslim women flight attendants working for Malaysia Airlines (MAS) should be allowed to wear the hijab or the Islamic head dress, a minister has said.

Philippines arrests suspect in deadly Malaysian raid

Philippine police said Wednesday they had arrested a Filipino Islamic militant suspected of taking part in at least one deadly kidnapping raid on a Malaysian diving resort island.

Malaysia`s ethnic Indian leader dies

Rajagopalu, a former chairman of MIC`s Negri Sembilan state branch and a lawmaker from Jeram Padang, died of a heart ailment, reports said.

First Malaysian bodies from MH17 crash fly home

A plane carrying the bodies of 20 Malaysian victims of flight MH17, which crashed in Ukraine in July, took off from Amsterdam for Kuala Lumpur on Thursday, Dutch media reported.

Malaysian couple caught with fake credit cards in Lanka

A Malaysian couple was arrested today in Sri Lanka for using fake credit cards to purchase expensive French brandy from a five-star hotel here.

Malaysian militants bought bomb material for planned attack: Official

Suspected Malaysian militants loyal to the extremist Islamic State movement bought bomb-making material ahead of a proposed attack on a Carlsberg brewery near the capital Kuala Lumpur, a top anti-terrorism official said.

MH370 passengers may have died of oxygen starvation: Report

All 239 passengers aboard missing Malaysian flight MH370 may have died of oxygen starvation as the pilot deliberately turned off the supply before crashing into the Indian Ocean, a new report claimed today.