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Royal inquiry into Malaysia central bank's forex scandal concludes

PUTRAJAYA: The Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) proceedings into Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) foreign exchange losses in the 1990's concluded on...

Malaysia to tighten supervision of private religious schools after deadly fire

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is moving to tighten supervision of privately-run religious schools after last week's fire that killed 23 people at an...

Bangladesh bearing brunt of Rohingya refugees crisis as Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand offer help

Amid the crackdown by the Myanmar Army, Rohingya muslims are fleeing to neighboring countries in large numbers. The post Bangladesh bearing brunt of...

Penang businessman wins largest jackpot in Malaysian history

SINGAPORE: A businessman from Penang has won Malaysia’s largest jackpot, bagging RM69.6 million (US$16.6 million) in the draw last week. According to...

Everyone has the right to walk on Jakarta & Kuala Lumpur’s streets

The public transport system in both Southeast Asian cities are in need of a major revamp if its governments actually want all its citizens, from all...

Pavilion Ponderosa / Paolo Cucchi Architects

From the architect. The project develops on about 0,86 acres and is located in the North-East of Johor Bahru, Malaysia, inside a high-end gated area...

Malaysia scraps beer festival following Islamist party's objections

Beer event scrapped down in Malayasia after an Islamist Party raised objections against concerts and festivals involving alcohol.

Kelantan FA elects first female president

KOTA BHARU: Female entrepreneur Bibi Ramjani Ilias Khan became the first woman to head the Kelantan Football Association (KAFA) on Sunday (Sep 17). ...

US Navy fires 2 commanders after Asia sea accidents

WASHINGTON: The US Navy dismissed two senior officers on Monday (Sep 18) after a series of collisions involving Seventh Fleet warships in Asia,...

Malaysia nixes beer festival after Islamist protest

Kuala Lumpur officials have withheld a permit for the annual Better Beer Festival, scheduled to be held in October. The decision was due to "...

Malaysian ex-PM Mahathir slams 'vindictive' Bank Negara forex probe

Malaysia's former leader Mahathir Mohamad said Monday an inquiry into losses by the central bank in the 1990s was a "vindictive"...

Malaysia cans beer festival after Islamist anger

Malaysia has canned an annual craft beer festival after an Islamist party warned it would turn the city into "the biggest centre of vice in Asia...

Malaysia scraps beer festival following Islamists' objections

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian authorities scrapped an annual beer festival on Monday after an Islamist party objected to the event that had been planned...

Tahfiz school fire: Their deaths are on our hands

THE case of the deadly school fire in Malaysia is now closed. This is according to city police chief Amar Singh, after seven individuals aged between...

Malaysia: Should the 7 teen ‘arsonists’ who killed 23 be put on death row?

MALAYSIA is still reeling from the fire that killed 21 young pupils and two teachers at an Islamic boarding school last Thursday in what is said to...