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.
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.
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.
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.
04 Jul 2018
Ex-Malaysian PM Najib charged with corruption, criminal breach of trust
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was charged with corruption today for allegedly accepting $10.4 million in bribe money, in a stunning fall from grace just months after his election defeat.
17 May 2018
Malaysia: Scandal-hit former PM Najib Razak's home searched by police
The Malaysian police searched former Prime Minister Najib Razak's home today as the new government probes into a massive graft scandal.
12 May 2018
Malaysia: Scandal-hit former PM Najib, wife banned from leaving country
The scandal-hit former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, and his wife, Rosmah Mansor, have today been banned from leaving the country, the immigration chief said, after the shock election loss of Najib's coalition.
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.
10 May 2018
Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad to become world's oldest Prime Minister
At the age of 92, Malaysia's former strongman leader Mahathir Mohamad is poised to become the world's oldest Prime Minister after a stunning election victory against scandal-haunted leader Najib Razak.
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.
01 Apr 2018
Media censorship fears rise after Malaysia's proposed fake news law
While battling fake news is media's biggest challenge all over the world, a new rule proposed by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has stirred censorship fears in the country.
08 Mar 2018
Rahul Gandhi in Singapore: Congress has a clean slate now
Congress President Rahul Gandhi yesterday began a five-day trip to Singapore and Malaysia. He plans to reach out to the Indian diaspora and will also meet the PMs of the two countries.
12 Nov 2017
PM Modi meets Trump upon arriving in the Philippines
Upon arriving in the Philippines as part of a tour which will see him attend the 15th ASEAN-India Summit and the 12th East Asia Summit, PM Narendra Modi met several foreign leaders informally.
14 Sep 2017
Tragedy: Fire at Malaysian school kills 23 students, 2 teachers
Tragedy struck a religious school in Malaysia's capital, Kuala Lumpur.