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2016/09/10 | Malaysiakini

M’sia, Thailand Agree to Study KL-Bangkok High Speed Rail

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak says the HSR will advance the economies and people-to-people relations between the two countries.

2016/08/02 | Malaysiakini

'Wolf of Wall Street' Future Profits Ring-Fenced Pending DOJ Malaysia-Linked Lawsuits

All future profits earned by production firm Red Granite from the blockbuster hit 'The Wolf of Wall Street' will be kept separate pending the outcome of the US Department of Justice's lawsuits to seize more than US$1 billion 1MDB-linked assets.

2016/08/23 | Malaysiakini

Indonesia Fears Repeat of Catastrophic Blazes as Forest Fires Start

Six Indonesian provinces have issued emergency alerts over forest fires. Last year’s fires ravaged 2.6 million hectares and left more than 500,000 people sick.

2016/10/14 | Malaysiakini

WSJ: Businessman's White House Visit Linked to Malaysia Corruption Scandal

The plot thickens as Malaysia's far-reaching corruption scandal continues to unravel.

2016/10/20 | Malaysiakini

Malaysia Mulls Chemical Castration for Paedophiles

Malaysia may follow Indonesia's lead in taking new measures to deal with paedophiles.

2016/10/15 | Malaysiakini

Leo Told to Resign as UN Messenger over Links to Malaysia'a 1MDB

'Leonardo DiCaprio has consistently refused to explain his close personal and financial ties with key persons of the Malaysian 1MDB scandal.'

2017/01/09 | Malaysiakini

Vigilantes to Spray Paint Women who don't 'Cover Up'

"Advance Warning to Hindu Female Patrons coming to Thaipusam festival, beware of being sprayed with aerosol paint if found inappropriate dressed," the warning on the Facebook page of Thaipusam Spraying Group reads.

2016/08/10 | Malaysiakini

PetroSaudi Whistleblower Justo Gets Thai Royal Pardon

The pardon for a well-known whistleblower could see him become a star witness in the numerous investigations into Malaysian corruption being carried out around the world, commentators say.

2016/10/05 | Malaysiakini

Quizzed by Parliament, Australian Bank Denies 1MDB Link

ANZ, one of Australia's biggest banks, holds 25 percent of Ambank, the Malaysian bank U.S. investigators said was used to channel part of the funds allegedly siphoned from 1MDB.

2016/06/28 | Malaysiakini

Who Is More Dangerous, Pahang Mufti or ISIS?

A mufti in Malaysia has been labelled a bigger threat to the country than ISIS.

2016/10/18 | Malaysiakini

No More Internet at Work for Civil Servants?

Malaysia is to study separating Internet from public sector work computers, following Singapore's lead.

2016/08/17 | Malaysiakini

Cambodian Maids Claim Fatal Abuses at Malaysian Immigration Center

Fresh claims have emerged of serious human rights abuses at Malaysia’s notorious Juru detention center.

2016/11/19 | Malaysiakini

Arrests, Tension on the Streets of KL amid Massive Anti-Corruption Protest

Tens of thousands took to the streets in Kuala Lumpur today, calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak over the growing 1MDB scandal.

2016/12/09 | Malaysiakini

Suu Kyi Attacks Global Media For 'False News' On Conflict

The Nobel Peace Prize laureate calls out CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera and Singaporean broadcaster Channel News Asia.

2016/08/20 | Malaysiakini

Under Pressure, Malaysian PM Beats Patriotic Drum

Under pressure over an international corruption scandal, Malaysia's PM looks for a patriotism drive at home.

2016/11/28 | Malaysiakini

Japanese Skating Rink Closed after Outrage Over Fish Frozen in Ice

The operator is considering holding a memorial service for the fish.