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Malaysian opposition leader Ahmad Zahid Hamidi charged in 45 graft cases

Malaysia's opposition leader and former deputy premier, Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, has been charged in 45 corruption cases worth 26 million US dollar. T...

Malaysia's cabinet agrees to abolish death penalty

Malaysia's cabinet has agreed to abolish the death penalty, a senior minister said on Thursday, with more than 1 200 people on death row set to win a ...

Alibaba founder Jack Ma to step down in 2019, letter to staff on his retirement

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA) on Monday announced that one year from today, September 10, 2019, chief executive officer Daniel Zhang will...

Sushma Swaraj holds bilateral talks with Cambodian counterpart

External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday held bilateral talks with the Cambodian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prak Sokhonn.The EAM i...

Facebook bans Myanmar military chief in a bid to prevent spread of misinformation

Facebook has said that it is banning Myanmar’s powerful military chief and 19 other individuals and organisations from its site to prevent the spread ...

EAM Sushma Swaraj meets foreign leaders

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday met several foreign dignitaries from Bangladesh, Japan and Sri Lanka in an effort to strengthen stra...

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak pleads not guilty in money laundering charges

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak pleaded not guilty today to three new money-laundering charges related to the alleged multi billion-dollar...

Sushma Swaraj holds talks with Kyrgyz counterpart

External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj on Saturday met Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic E. Abdyldaev and discussed ways to bo...

PM Modi's projects can boost India, Kazakhstan business ties: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj on Friday said that the flagship initiatives of the Narendra Modi-led government such as 'Digital India'...

Malaysia says mastermind behind 1MDB looting fled Macau

Malaysian police say businessman Low Taek Jho, wanted for the looting of state investment fund 1MDB, has fled Macau to an unknown destination.Police c...

Zakir Naik will not be deported, has permanent residency, says Malaysia PM

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Friday controversial Indian Islamic preacher allegedly wanted in his home country for terror-related...

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak charged with corruption

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was charged with corruption today for allegedly accepting millions of dollars in bribe money, in a stunnin...

Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak arrested

Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak was arrested by country's anti-graft agency from his Taman Duta home in Kuala Lumpur.An unmarked car with ...

Malaysia seeks sharp cuts in $20 bln China-backed rail link

Malaysia’s government said Tuesday a major China-backed rail link project can only be viable with a “drastic” price reduction by the Chinese contracto...

Malaysia seeks to lay multiple charges against ex-PM Najib over 1MDB: PM Mahathir

Embezzlement and bribery with government money are among the charges that Malaysia is looking to bring against former prime minister Najib Razak follo...

Airline refuses to fly Indian-origin couple with special needs child

An Indian-origin couple in Singapore has claimed that low-cost long-haul airline Scoot refused to fly their special needs child and asked them to depl...

US president Trump and North Korean leader Kim meet ends with promise

U.S. President Donald Trump said North Korean leader Kim Jong-un pledged at a historic summit on Tuesday to move towards complete denuclearisation, wh...

US President Donald Trump celebrates birthday during lunch with Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong

US President Donald Trump on Monday hoped that a “nice” outcome could be reached from what he said would be a “very interesting meeting” with North Ko...

148-year-old Hindu temple re-sanctified in Singapore

India’s communications and information minister S Iswaran and priests flown in from the country led some 10,000 devotees at a ceremony to re-sanctify ...

PM Modi meets US defence secretary Jim Mattis in Singapore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met US defence secretary Jim Mattis in Singapore and discussed security related issues, days after the Pentag...

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