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Malaysia floods force 23,000 to leave homes

Floods in two northeast Malaysian states have now forced almost 23,000 people from their homes and extra relief centres have been opened, rescue officials said Wednesday.

Jan 04, 2017, 14:02 PM IST

Floods hit Malaysia, thousands evacuated

The Golok river, which lies on the border between Malaysia and Thailand, has flooded the busy Kelantan town of Rantau Panjang, news reports said.

Jan 03, 2017, 14:04 PM IST

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.

Aug 13, 2016, 09:39 AM IST

Nigerian player David Oniya collapses, dies in Malaysia: Reports

Nigerian defender David Oniya collapsed on the pitch and died after playing just a few minutes of a local friendly in Malaysia on Saturday, reports said.

Jun 13, 2015, 22:39 PM IST

Malaysian Islamic leader calls furore over sharia law misguided

The Malaysian Islamic leader spearheading a campaign for severe sharia punishments chuckles as he dismisses the firestorm that has ensued, saying visions of thousands of law-breakers with amputated limbs are way off the mark.

Apr 01, 2015, 15:00 PM IST

Malaysian state OKs Islamic penalties, splitting opposition

 A Malaysian state governed by an opposition Muslim party passed a law on Thursday mandating tough Islamic criminal punishments, a move that threatens to break up a fractious opposition alliance.

Mar 19, 2015, 12:52 PM IST

Islamic law push strains Malaysian opposition`s unity

A Malaysian Muslim party on Wednesday launched a push to implement Islamic criminal punishments such as flogging and amputations in a state it governs, a move that threatens to tear apart the country`s opposition.

Mar 18, 2015, 11:24 AM IST

Malaysia death toll up to 10, fears of fresh flooding

Ten people have been killed in Malaysia`s worst flooding for 30 years and over 219,000 displaced from their homes, local media reported Tuesday, with residents worried about further inundation. 

Dec 30, 2014, 15:27 PM IST

Five killed in Malaysia floods, Razak cuts short holiday in US

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.

Dec 26, 2014, 17:56 PM IST

Vietnam court finds 10 guilty of rigging AFC Cup match

A Vietnam court found nine soccer players and a bookmaker guilty of match-fixing on Monday after they colluded to throw an AFC Cup game in Malaysia in return for a $40,000 bribe, state media reported.

Aug 25, 2014, 15:32 PM IST

Vietnam players admit match-fixing role: Reports

Around 10 players of Vietnam`s XM Vissai Ninh Binh team have admitted to taking money to fix an AFC Cup match last month, according to the state-run media on Friday.

Apr 11, 2014, 17:25 PM IST