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2016/08/24 | Hafiz Yatim

Malaysia's Top Court to Rule on Child Islam Conversion

Malaysia's highest court will decide whether one parent can convert a child to Islam without the other parent's consent.

2016/08/22 | Malaysiakini

Clinton Campaign Denies Malaysia Link in DiCaprio Fundraiser Cancellation

A Clinton campaign spokesperson said that any suggestion connecting DiCaprio dropping out of the fundraiser with Malaysia's 1MDB scandal would be completely false.

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.

2016/08/17 | 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.

2016/08/15 | Koh Jun Lin

Malaysia: Politician Likens U.S. Corruption Probe to Iraq Invasion

A politician in Malaysia has drawn parallels between the United States Department of Justice’s investigation into the 1MDB scandal to the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq.

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.

2016/08/09 | Malaysiakini

Malaysian Actor Boycotts Film Festival Over Awards Segregation

A well-known Malaysian actor and filmmaker is protesting racial segregation at a major film awards.

2016/08/05 | Malaysiakini

New Malaysian Political Party Promises to Reform System

A new party is being established to take on Malaysia's scandal-ridden political establishment.

2016/08/03 | Malaysiakini

Did Malaysia's PM Spend Public Money on Anti-Ageing, Renovations?

Despite repeated denials by the Malaysian prime minister that he has abused public funds for personal gain, fresh allegations have come to light that may further muddy the waters.

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.

2016/07/29 | ZiQing Low

Draconian New Law Threatens Human Rights in Malaysia

The Malaysian government has passed a law that gives its prime minister arbitrary powers not seen since the communist insurgency of the 1960s.

2016/07/29 | ZiQing Low

Governments Worry Pokémon Go Could Threaten National Security

Indonesia has already started banning the game, even though it is not available yet in the country.

2016/07/25 | Edward White

ANALYSIS: Is Asia’s Terrorism Threat Level Rising?

Experts take stock of an increase in terrorist activity in Southeast Asia during the holy month of Ramadan, and a new report reveals a high number of Chinese joining Islamic State.

2016/07/21 | Malaysiakini

U.S. Investigating Malaysia’s 'Wolf of Wall Street' Linked $3.5bn Corruption Scandal

Malaysian prime minister urges action on 1MDB scandal now that the U.S. Justice Department is involved.

2016/07/15 | Sarawak Report

Australia's Adelaide University Takes Action on Malaysian Politician

Has an esteemed Australian university been profiting from corruption and environmental destruction in Malaysian Borneo?