Malaysia: News

23 Apr 2024


Malaysia: 10 dead in mid-air collision between two Navy helicopters

Ten people were killed in Malaysia on Tuesday after two navy helicopters collided mid-air during a military rehersal for the Royal Malaysian Navy parade.

08 Apr 2024


Go for a flavorsome culinary adventure in Penang, Malaysia

Penang, Malaysia, is a vibrant island known for its stunning landscapes, rich history and diverse culture.

07 Apr 2024


Thailand proposes Schengen-style visa to boost tourism: Know its significance

Thailand's Prime Minister, Srettha Thavisin, is leading discussions with Southeast Asian nations including Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos, and Vietnam.

13 Mar 2024

Travel And Tourism

Visiting Borneo in Malaysia? Add these activities to your itinerary

Borneo, Malaysia's rugged gem, is a treasure trove of dense rainforests, diverse wildlife, and vibrant indigenous cultures.

08 Mar 2024


Maha Shivratri celebrations across South Asia

Maha Shivratri is a sacred Hindu festival celebrated annually with immense fervor and devotion.

31 Jan 2024


Malaysia's king Sultan Ibrahim has 300 cars; $5.7 billion empire

On January 31, 2024, Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar, the billionaire ruler of Malaysia's Johor state, became the country's new king.

27 Nov 2023

Travel And Tourism

Indian citizens can travel visa-free to Malaysia from December 2023

Calling all travel freaks! Here's some good piece of news coming straight from Malaysia!

08 Nov 2023


India, Malaysia to broaden trade relations in semiconductors and renewables 

India and Malaysia are contemplating a reassessment of their 2011 Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA).

19 Sep 2023

Travel And Tourism

What to eat in Malaysia? Try these vegetarian foods

Malaysia is known for its delicious food and diverse cuisine that suits everyone's palate.

04 Apr 2023


Leonardo DiCaprio testifies in Malaysian 1MDB scam

Leonardo DiCaprio testified in the Malaysian money laundering scam involving bribery and a prominent rap artist, on Monday.

04 Mar 2023

Fraud Cases

Who is Jho Low? Leonardo DiCaprio-Kim Kardashian's alleged fugitive 'friend'

Hollywood celebrities Leonardo DiCaprio and Kim Kardashian were questioned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation over their association and ties with wanted Malaysian fugitive Jho Low.

02 Mar 2023


What is so special about these futuristic, ultra-modern cities

We are in an age where every single day a new technology is invented.

16 Dec 2022

Kuala Lumpur

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.

24 Nov 2022


Anwar Ibrahim named 10th prime minister of Malaysia

Veteran Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim has been named the new prime minister of the country.

27 Sep 2022


World Tourism Day: 5 affordable foreign destinations from India

It is time to pack your bags and tickle your wanderlust as today is World Tourism Day!

13 Sep 2022

Kuala Lumpur

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.

22 Aug 2022

Travel And Tourism

5 things you must get home from your Malaysia trip

Malaysia is a beautiful country that is popular for its diversity, modern cities, colonial architecture, lush green jungles, and stunning beaches.

31 Jul 2022

Indian Ocean

Chinese rocket debris bedazzles sky before falling into Indian Ocean

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Or is it Superman? No, it's a Chinese rocket lighting up the night sky!

11 Jun 2022


5 tallest statues in the world every traveler must visit

If visiting all the famous spots in the world is on your bucket list, this might help you plan well.

08 Jul 2021


Malaysia in political crisis; key ally pulls support for PM

Malaysia plunged into a new political crisis on Thursday after the largest party in the ruling alliance announced it will withdraw support for PM Muhyiddin Yassin and urged him to make way for a new leader.

21 May 2021


New coronavirus found in Malaysia; could be transmitted from dogs

Scientists have found a new type of coronavirus that can infect humans while looking into pneumonia cases in Malaysia.

05 Jan 2021


KTM launches 390 Adventure motorbike in Malaysia

Expanding its product portfolio, Austrian automaker KTM has launched its 390 Adventure motorbike in Malaysia.

22 Dec 2020


2021 Honda CBR250RR motorbike launched, with new color options

Japanese automaker Honda has launched the 2021 version of its CBR250RR motorbike in Malaysia. It comes in two colors- Winning Red, and Matte Gunpowder Black Metallic.

28 Aug 2020


Redmi 9A to be launched in India on September 2

Xiaomi is all set to launch the Redmi 9A in India on September 2. It will arrive as a successor to the budget-friendly Redmi 8A that was introduced in September last year.

20 Aug 2020


Redmi 9 to be launched in India on August 27

Redmi is all set to launch a new budget-friendly smartphone, the Redmi 9, in India on August 27. The company has also activated a teaser page for the upcoming handset, revealing some of its features.

19 Aug 2020


Xiaomi to launch Redmi 9 in India soon, suggests teaser

Xiaomi is working to launch a new affordable smartphone in India, the company has revealed.

17 Aug 2020


More infectious coronavirus strain with D614G mutation found in Malaysia

A strain of the novel coronavirus that is 10 times more infectious has been found in Malaysia. This specific strain has previously been seen in other parts of the world and is predominant in Europe and the United States.

14 Aug 2020


Coronavirus: Malaysia jails India restaurateur for violating quarantine norms

A Malaysian court has sentenced an Indian man to five months in jail for violating the country's home quarantine rules, necessitated due to coronavirus pandemic.

30 Jun 2020

Redmi 9A

Redmi 9A and 9C, with new MediaTek G-series chipsets, launched

Expanding its range of affordable smartphones, Xiaomi has launched the Redmi 9A and Redmi 9C in Malaysia.

01 Mar 2020


Kerala man, isolated after returning from coronavirus-hit Malaysia, dies

As an ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak continues to heighten concerns, a Kerala man who had returned from coronavirus-hit Malaysia died on Saturday.

24 Feb 2020

Kuala Lumpur

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.

02 Dec 2019


5 countries you can visit under Rs. 1 lakh

Given the way gadgets are priced these days, one can't buy a lot of high-tech devices in a Rs. 1 lakh budget.

23 Oct 2019

Narendra Modi

Government of India issues travel advisory for Turkey

Indians traveling to Turkey have been advised by the government to exercise caution. On Wednesday, the Indian Embassy in Turkey issued a travel advisory and told them they can contact Indian missions if they need any assistance.

18 Oct 2019


Pakistan to remain in FATF 'grey list' till February 2020

After speculations over its black-listing, Pakistan will now remain in the "grey list" of the global terror funding watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF), until a new deadline of February 2020.

16 Aug 2019


Malaysia: Zakir Naik banned from addressing event over 'racist remarks'

The Malaysian police on Friday banned controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik from addressing a religious event in the country's Perlis state over the racially sensitive remarks he made on August 8.

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?

22 Jul 2019


Top five honeymoon destinations in Asia

Just like weddings, honeymoons are also a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and for that very reason, they must be unforgettably special.

17 Jul 2019


#TravelBytes: Five best places to visit in Southeast Asia

From beautiful beaches to surreal mountains, cultural diversity to historical significance, the South-eastern part of Asia has it all.

15 May 2019


Teen kills self after Instagram-followers 'voted' for her to die

A 16-year-old girl in Malaysia allegedly committed suicide on Monday after running a social media poll, asking her followers to vote on whether she should choose "death" or "life".

12 Mar 2019


Man trolled for tweeting Sushma Swaraj in broken-English, minister replies

Sushma Swaraj, the Minister of External Affairs, yesterday tweeted that she has learned to understand "English of all accents and grammar," after joining the ministry.

12 Feb 2019


Malaysia: Man leaves pregnant wife, child to play PUBG freely

In the past few weeks, we reported how PUBG fever has gripped India, resulting in the Gujarat government, among others, banning the online multiplayer game as it adversely affects the students.

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

Kuala Lumpur

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.

05 Dec 2018


Samsung used DSLR photo to sell Galaxy A8 Star

After promoting Galaxy Note 9 with an iPhone, Samsung has been caught using a DSLR-taken photo to sell camera capabilities of one of its mid-range smartphones.

16 Nov 2018

Pakistan News

Imran Khan to visit Malaysia next week; may seek monetary-aid

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Malaysia next week, where he is likely to seek monetary assistance to minimize the cash-strapped country's dependence on an International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout package.

08 Nov 2018

North Korea

Kim Jong-nam murder case: Defense lawyer falls ill, trial delayed

The trial of two women for allegedly assassinating Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un, will resume in January 2019 instead of this month, after a defense lawyer fell ill.

10 Oct 2018


Singapore: Activist Jolovan Wham, politician guilty of contempt of court

A Singaporean activist and a politician were yesterday found guilty of contempt of court for separate Facebook posts criticizing the country's judiciary.

21 Sep 2018

Najib Razak

Malaysia ex-PM faces barrage of charges over $681mn bank balance

Malaysia's ex-leader Najib Razak arrived in court yesterday to face a barrage of charges relating to $681mn of state funds that allegedly ended up in his personal bank account.

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.

06 Sep 2018


Malaysian PM Mahathir denounces caning of women for lesbian sex

Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad today denounced the caning of two women convicted of having lesbian sex in violation of strict Islamic laws after the punishment sparked a storm of criticism.

04 Sep 2018


Aurora Prize laureate Aung to donate $1mn prize-money to Rohingyas

An activist who has spent 40 years fighting for Rohingya rights in Myanmar will donate $1mn, which he received as prize money for his work, to provide medical assistance to around 375,000 Rohingya refugees staying across South East Asia.