Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, who is in Davos to attend the World Economic Forum, met Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak during which he explained the opportunities for investments in the state.
Five people, including a toddler, have been killed and over 100,000 people evacuated in Malaysia after one of the country's worst floods hit four states, forcing Prime Minister Najib Razak to cut short his holiday in the US.
Malaysia has summoned the US ambassador after both he and US Vice President Joe Biden questioned a government decision to retain and strengthen a controversial law limiting free speech, despite earlier pledging to abolish it.
Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha held talks with his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak on Monday during which they were expected to discuss the deadly Muslim insurgency in southern Thailand along their shared border.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Thursday bolstered a law protecting the sanctity of Islam and the country`s traditional rulers, the sultans, in an about-turn to scrap a law banning criticism of the government.
A Malaysian court on Wednesday authorised an attempt to challenge the constitutionality of the Sedition Act, a lawyer said, amid a string of charges under the law against opposition politicians and other critics.
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.
Australian premier Tony Abbott will visit Malaysia on Saturday ahead of an intensified search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which went missing six months ago and is believed to have crashed in the southern Indian Ocean.
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 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.