Malaysia raises interest rate for first time in 4 years

Jan 25, 2018

Malaysia's central bank has raised its key interest rate for the first time in four years ahead of general elections due by August

Malaysia to pay US firm up to $70M if it finds missing plane

Jan 11, 2018

Malaysia's government will pay U.S. company Ocean Infinity up to $70 million if it can find the wreckage or black boxes of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 within three months

Malaysia OKs new search by private company for missing plane

Jan 7, 2018

Malaysia's government has approved a new attempt by a private company to find the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

On Penang island, it's all about art, eats and old streets

Nov 28, 2017

Penang in Malaysia is the rare tropical island where hitting the town beats lazing on the beach

Malaysia Airlines outgoing CEO says Ryanair needs his help

Oct 18, 2017

Malaysia Airlines outgoing CEO Peter Bellew says he decided to return to Ryanair as a form of national service because the Irish budget airline needed his help

CEO wants Proton to become 1 of SE Asia's top-selling brands

Sep 29, 2017

A new CEO appointed by Chinese automaker Geely to head Malaysia's Proton presented a 10-year plan to revitalize the national car maker as he vows to make Proton among Southeast Asia's top vehicle brands

Ship collision exposes Southeast Asian territorial spat

Aug 24, 2017

The collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker has exposed an obscure Southeast Asian territorial dispute

Malaysia launches inquiry over forex losses under Mahathir

Aug 8, 2017

Malaysia's government has launched an inquiry into massive foreign exchange losses by the central bank more than two decades ago, in a probe that could lead to criminal prosecution for former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad

Malaysia central bank urged to reopen probe on indebted fund

Aug 3, 2017

Malaysian opposition lawmakers urge the central bank to reopen its investigation into indebted state investment fund 1MDB that is being probed in several countries for money laundering and implicating Prime Minister Najib Razak

Malaysia seizes ivory, pangolin scales from Africa

Aug 2, 2017

Malaysian authorities say they've seized 23 pieces of elephant tusks and 301 kilograms (664 pounds) of pangolin scales believed to have been smuggled from Africa in a haul worth nearly $1 million

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