Articles about Malaysia

New coronavirus found in Malaysia; could be transmitted from dogs

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.

KTM launches 390 Adventure motorbike 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.

2021 Honda CBR250RR motorbike launched, with new color options

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.

Redmi 9A to be launched in India on September 2

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.

Redmi 9 to be launched in India on August 27

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.

Xiaomi to launch Redmi 9 in India soon, suggests teaser

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.

More infectious coronavirus strain with D614G mutation found in Malaysia

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.

Coronavirus: Malaysia jails India restaurateur for violating quarantine norms

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.

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

30 Jun 2020

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.

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

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.

Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad resigns amid talks of new coalition

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.

Five lesser-known hidden gems of Malaysia you should visit

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.

5 countries you can visit under Rs. 1 lakh

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.

Government of India issues travel advisory for Turkey

23 Oct 2019

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.

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

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.

Formula 1: Records held by Red Bull's Max Verstappen

07 Sep 2019

Formula 1: Records held by Red Bull's Max Verstappen

Red Bull's Max Verstappen has earned a reputation in Formula 1.

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

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.

Five twin cities around the world, you should visit

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?

Top five honeymoon destinations in Asia

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.

#TravelBytes: Five best places to visit in Southeast Asia

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.

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

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".

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

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.

Mother forgets baby at airport, forces plane to take U-turn

12 Mar 2019

Mother forgets baby at airport, forces plane to take U-turn

A mother-baby duo's plan to fly from Saudi Arabia to Malaysia this past weekend went berserk, after the mommy 'mistakenly' forgot the baby at the waiting area of the terminal.

'Despacito' becomes the most-watched video on YouTube with 6bn views

27 Feb 2019

'Despacito' becomes the most-watched video on YouTube with 6bn views

Although Despacito was first released in January 2017, people are still grooving to its catchy tunes.

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

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.

Russian couple performs dangerous stunts with their baby, arrested

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.

Sultan of Pahang elected as Malaysia's 16th king

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.

Samsung used DSLR photo to sell Galaxy A8 Star

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.

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

16 Nov 2018

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.

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

08 Nov 2018

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.

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

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.

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

21 Sep 2018

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.

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

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.

Malaysian PM Mahathir denounces caning of women for lesbian sex

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.

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

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.

#AsianGames: Women's squash team stuns defending champion Malaysia, enters final

31 Aug 2018

#AsianGames: Women's squash team stuns defending champion Malaysia, enters final

The Indian women's squash team knocked out defending champion Malaysia to enter the finals of the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta today.

Malaysia: Two Muslim women to be caned for 'lesbian sex'

15 Aug 2018

Malaysia: Two Muslim women to be caned for 'lesbian sex'

Two Malaysian women have been sentenced to caning after they admitted to having sex in contravention of strict Islamic laws, an official said yesterday.

#TravelBytes: 5 countries you can visit, instead of buying iPhoneX

12 Aug 2018

#TravelBytes: 5 countries you can visit, instead of buying iPhoneX

However nice the iPhone X looks, there's long list of things one can buy in the amount it ends up sucking out of your pockets.

Malaysia: Najib pleads not guilty to new money laundering charges

08 Aug 2018

Malaysia: Najib pleads not guilty to new money laundering charges

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak today pleaded not guilty to three new money-laundering charges related to the alleged multibillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund.

Malaysian ex-PM Razak hit with new charges over multi-billion-dollar scandal

08 Aug 2018

Malaysian ex-PM Razak hit with new charges over multi-billion-dollar scandal

Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak was hit with new charges today linked to a multi-billion-dollar financial scandal that contributed to his shock election defeat in May.