Kuala Lumpur: News

31 May 2024


Naples tops Time Out's list of best cities for foodies

Time Out, a global media organization, has released its latest ranking of the world's top 20 cities for food enthusiasts.

28 Apr 2024

Elon Musk

Elon Musk dismisses theories of alien involvement in MH370 disappearance

SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk, has dismissed theories suggesting extraterrestrial involvement in the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

21 Mar 2024


Why Asia's top grinder is struggling to source cocoa beans

The world is facing a third straight year of cocoa supply shortage, brought about by subpar harvests in key growing regions.

07 Oct 2023


Amid tensions with Canada, India plans tough diplomatic action: Report

India is reportedly planning to take tougher diplomatic decisions as it has asked Canada to recall over two dozen diplomats from its mission in New Delhi.

22 Jul 2023


Matty Healy's Malaysian concert canceled over onstage kiss

British pop band The 1975's frontman Matty Healy has once again sparked controversy, this time for kissing his male bandmate onstage during a concert in Malaysia.

16 Dec 2022


9 die in landslide near Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur, 51 missing

Nine people lost their lives, and several individuals are still missing after a campsite was struck by a landslide in Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur.

13 Sep 2022


5 unique hotels in Malaysia that you must visit

One of the most diverse countries in the world, Malaysia is popularly known for its colonial architecture, stunning beaches and islands, lush green jungles, colorful festivals, and tropical climate.

24 Feb 2020


Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad resigns amid talks of new coalition

In a shocking move, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Mahathir Mohamad (94), resigned on Monday.

10 Dec 2019


Five lesser-known hidden gems of Malaysia you should visit

Offering a delightful mix of natural beauty, cultural diversity, and adventure, Malaysia counts among one of the most-visited countries in Asia.

18 Nov 2019


The most beautiful skyscrapers in the world

By definition, a skyscraper is a building that exceeds the height of at least 100 meters or 330 ft. But we're not talking of skyrocketing heights today. Being tall doesn't translate to looking stylish.

10 Sep 2019


Love street food? Head to these five cities

There's no better feeling than standing by a narrow lane, jam-packed with people and vehicles (with that unending honking), and savoring some of the best foods that the world has to offer.

08 Aug 2019


Five twin cities around the world, you should visit

You might have heard of the term 'twin cities' or 'sister cities' quite often, but what exactly are they?

05 Feb 2019


Russian couple performs dangerous stunts with their baby, arrested

A Russian couple was detained in Malaysia on Monday after a video surfaced on social media showing them perform dangerous stunts with their infant.

24 Jan 2019


Sultan of Pahang elected as Malaysia's 16th king

Sultan Abdullah, the hereditary ruler of central Malaysian state of Pahang, was today elected as the 16th king of Malaysia.

2022 Commonwealth Games could see inclusion of Women's T20 cricket

A new move is being planned for Women's T20 cricket.

20 Sep 2018


#TravelBytes: IRCTC offers 9 nights/10 days 'Best of Asia' package

If you are a planner, here's some news for you.

Asia Cup T20 final: Bangladesh women's team defeat India

Bangladesh women's team stunned India in the final of the Asia Cup T20 in Kuala Lumpur.

31 May 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi meets newly-elected Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohamad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met his newly-elected Malaysian counterpart Dr. Mahathir Mohamad in his office at Perdana Putra Complex, Putrajaya in Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysian capital.

29 May 2018

Indian Ocean

Ocean Infinity's search for Malaysia Airlines MH370 formally ends today

The underwater search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has come to an end today, finding no trace of the aircraft but Australian Government is hopeful that one day it will be located.

10 May 2018


Malaysia: At 92, Mahathir Mohamad is world's oldest elected leader

92-year-old Mahathir Mohamad will sworn in as Malaysian Prime Minister at 5 PM, on Thursday, making him the oldest elected leader of the world.

09 May 2018


Malaysia polls: Scandal-hit PM Najib Razak faces ex-mentor Mahathir Mohamad

Malaysians went to the polls today in one of the country's closest ever elections which pits scandal-hit Prime Minister Najib Razak against his one-time mentor, 92-year-old former authoritarian leader Mahathir Mohamad.

19 Apr 2018


Bengaluru: Customs officials seize Rs. 6.5cr-worth sedative drug at airport

The customs authorities have seized 12.9kg of methaqualone, a sedative drug, worth Rs. 6.5cr at the airport in Bengaluru.

10 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi

Would've thrown demonetization-proposal in dustbin if I were PM: RaGa

Congress President Rahul Gandhi today said demonetization was "not a good" initiative while interacting with a gathering of the Indian diaspora in Kuala Lumpur.

01 Dec 2017

North Korea

Kim Jong-un's assassinated half-brother carried VX antidote during killing

The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was carrying bottles of Atropine, an antidote to the highly toxic VX nerve agent used to kill him at Kuala Lumpur airport in February.

06 Nov 2017


Drunk woman forces Doha-Bali flight's diversion to Chennai

A Doha-Bali flight of Qatar Airways had to be diverted to Chennai yesterday after an inebriated woman on board created a major ruckus.

14 Sep 2017


Tragedy: Fire at Malaysian school kills 23 students, 2 teachers

Tragedy struck a religious school in Malaysia's capital, Kuala Lumpur.

24 Jul 2017


Mumbai: Man held for flashing at woman, pleads not guilty

A man was arrested for allegedly flashing at a woman in Churchgate. However, he claimed he was fixing his trouser's zip.

30 May 2017

North Korea

Who are the women accused of killing Kim Jong-nam?

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half-brother Kim Jong-nam was murdered at the departure lounge of Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

16 May 2017


300 endangered tortoises worth $300,000 seized at Kuala Lumpur airport

Malaysian authorities managed to foil a smuggling attempt and seized 330 of the most endangered tortoises at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA).

China finishes world's longest bullet train tracks

China has built over 20,000 km of railway track network connecting Zhengzhou with Xuzhou.

23 Aug 2016

Pakistan News

Airlines request Government's approval to skip Pakistani airspace

According to a report, Jet Airways, IndiGo and SpiceJet want to operate their Gulf-bound aircrafts from western states using the Arabian sea route, instead of Pakistan's airspace.