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Malaysia

Malaysian ex-PM Najib's trial postponed by court

Hearing will begin on August 26 to allow time for completion of a separate trial that revolves around SRC International.

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Ex-Malaysia Airlines workers still struggling to make ends meet

Some of the 6,000 workers who were laid off after the MH370 and MH17 disasters are still searching for work.

Ex-Malaysia Airlines workers still struggling to make ends meet

Malaysia

Former Malaysian PM Najib to appear in court for 1MDB trial

Najib Razak faces 42 criminal charges of corruption and money laundering from a state investment fund.

Asia

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak in court for money laundering

At Razak's home, police seized cash, jewellery, handbags and watches worth up to $270m.

Malaysia

Malaysia to question Zakir Naik as government weighs deportation

President of Malaysian Islamic Party denounces calls to expel preacher as police mull legal action against Zakir Naik.

Malaysia to question Zakir Naik as government weighs deportation

Malaysia

Outrage in Malaysia as Zakir Naik suggests Chinese expulsion

At least four cabinet ministers have publicly urged Prime Minister Mahathir to deport controversial preacher to India.

Outrage in Malaysia as Zakir Naik suggests Chinese expulsion

Malaysia

Malaysia ministers want Muslim preacher Naik expelled

Indian Muslim preacher blamed for creating sectarian 'fissure' in Malaysia but Naik says his words were misinterpreted.

Malaysia ministers want Muslim preacher Zakir Naik expelled

Asia Pacific

Malaysian police find body of French-Irish teen who went missing

Family confirmed body is that of Nora Anne Quoirin who was reported missing on August 4, police say.

Malaysian police find body of French-Irish teen who went missing

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Malaysia charges 17 Goldman Sachs employees over 1MDB scandal

Prosecutors allege that bond sales organised by Goldman Sachs were one means for associates of Najib to steal billions.

Malaysia charges 17 Goldman Sachs employees over 1MDB scandal

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Durian rush creates thorny environmental problems in Malaysia

Rising demand from China sparks interest in the stinky fruit and concerns that rapid expansion will put forests at risk.

Durian rush creates thorny environmental problems in Malaysia

Opinion

The growing threat of sectarianism in Malaysia

The Saudi-Iranian rivalry is raising sectarian tensions in Malaysia and threatening its security.

Julia Roknifard

by Julia Roknifard

Julia Roknifard

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China, Malaysia restart Belt and Road rail project after hiccups

The project in Malaysia’s north is resuming after a year-long delay to renegotiate its price down by a third to $11bn.

China, Malaysia restart Belt and Road rail project after hiccups

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Meeting Malaysia's 2020 deficit target 'challenging': Finance Min

The US-China trade war is hurting Malaysia's growth, making it hard to meet deficit target, says Lim Guan Eng.

Meeting Malaysia's 2020 deficit target 'challenging': Finance Min

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Singapore returning millions linked to Malaysian fund scandal

Singapore is one of several jurisdictions with investigations into the billions that allegedly went missing from 1MDB.

Singapore returning millions linked to Malaysian fund scandal

Asia Pacific

UN investigator calls for tougher approach on Myanmar abuses

Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee says US sanctions should be tougher and international community must step up.