June 28, 2022

‘Like in hell’: Malaysia condemned over deaths of 149 Indonesian detainees

  A report by Indonesian NGOs on Malaysia’s allegedly gross mistreatment of immigration detainees found that some had died due to a lack of basic care. […]
June 25, 2022

Asian expats still see Hong Kong as a ‘land of opportunities’

  Amid a Western exodus, expats from Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand share why they remain confident in the city’s future – even if Covid curbs are […]
June 24, 2022

Najib tries to turn tables on judge who convicted him

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia’s highest court will soon reach its final and incontestable conclusion on whether to uphold former prime minister Najib Razak’s landmark corruption conviction, a ruling that will leave the influential ex-leader either firmly emboldened as he mounts a political comeback or forced to adjust to life in a jail cell. Lawyers for […] The post Najib tries to turn tables on judge who convicted him appeared first on Asia Times.
June 23, 2022

Were Mahathir’s remarks about ‘reclaiming’ Singapore aimed at Johor’s sultan?

  While some Singaporeans accused Mahathir of fomenting ill will between the neighbours, observers in Malaysia said the remarks were likely a veiled jab at the […]
June 23, 2022

Malaysia’s role pressuring Myanmar junta praised by UN human rights expert

June 23, 2022

Malaysia’s palm oil output recovery hopes dashed by worker shortage

June 22, 2022

Malaysia PM unveils more cash handouts as rivals take aim at rising prices

  Payments will be disbursed along with 1.11 billion ringgit to be handed out in the second of four tranches of direct aid budgeted for this […]
June 22, 2022

Noodles still hands-on job in Malaysian shop

June 21, 2022

Syed Saddiq faced political ‘pressure’, his parents say in Malaysia graft trial

  Parents of the former youth minister, who was sacked from PPBM for objecting to the party’s defection in 2020, say he is a ‘political victim’. […]
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