30 Breaking News found.
  • May 11, 2023

    Three Vietnamese have been sentenced to prison for selling bank accounts to a Malaysian conman. The Da Nang People’s Court sentenced 27-year-old Ho Van Nghia to 17 years in prison on Monday, while 33-year-old Nguyen Duy Phuong got 16 years and Nguyen Van Do, 22, got 13 years. All three were convicte...

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  • May 08, 2023

    If withdrawals from the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) were allowed again, it would adversely affect the country's finances, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. The Prime Minister said many countries in the world had decided against allowing withdrawals from their respective retirement funds, despite all...

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  • May 04, 2023

    Malaysia is facing a fresh wave of Covid-19 cases that has seen test kits being snapped up, more people being hospitalised, and experts advising the public to avoid crowded places. Just a few months ago, Covid-19 test kits were readily available, but some pharmacies in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor are ...

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  • May 04, 2023

    Malaysia is facing a new wave of the Covid-19 pandemic due to Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations, warned experts. The "situation is manageable” but "get ready for the worst”, Universiti Putra Malaysia associate professor of virology Chee Hui Yee told Singapore newspaper The Straits Times. Get tested ...

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  • May 03, 2023

    Malaysia has been ranked third behind Russia and the Czech Republic in the latest instalment of The Economist magazine’s crony-capitalism index, which first estimated how much plutocrats profit from rent-seeking industries almost a decade ago. In the latest edition published on Tuesday (May 2), The ...

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  • May 03, 2023

    Malaysia unexpectedly raised its benchmark interest rate by a quarter point on Wednesday, as it sought to preemptively ward of any risk of future financial imbalance amid lingering price pressures. Bank Negara Malaysia hiked the overnight policy rate to 3%, a move predicted by just three out of 19 e...

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  • Apr 18, 2023

    After so many years, I finally managed to return to my “home” of sorts before the month of March ended, for the long-missed Hanami season in Japan. Currently, central and southern parts of Japan are teeming with flowers and chirping birds ushering in the glorious season of spring. Although it has be...

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  • Apr 17, 2023

    Those flying over the Hari Raya period are advised to get to the airport four hours before their flights are scheduled to take off, says Malaysia Airlines. "Malaysia Airlines passengers travelling during the upcoming peak festive season, especially between April 17 to May 1, 2023, are advised to arr...

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  • Apr 08, 2023

    Former Malaysian prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin has slammed incumbent leader Anwar Ibrahim’s readiness to negotiate with China on state-owned energy giant Petronas’ exploration in South China Sea, saying it undermines the country’s territorial sovereignty. “Petronas exploration activities are legal...

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  • Apr 06, 2023

    Malaysia has condemned in the strongest terms the latest attacks against worshippers and incursions into the Al-Aqsa Mosque by the forces of the Israeli regime on Wednesday. The Foreign Ministry (Wisma Putra) in a statement Thursday (April 6) said the actions by the Israeli forces were unlawful, con...

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  • Apr 04, 2023

    Malaysia is open to talks over China’s claim on oil and gas in the South China Sea, even as oil and gas exploration by PETRONAS will continue as is, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. The Prime Minister said he had conveyed this “sensitive issue” to Chinese President Xi Jinping during his official visit...

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  • Apr 04, 2023

    Malaysia will be participating in a cooperative dialogue with China on the use of blockchain technology in bilateral trade between the countries. The International Trade and Industry Ministry (Miti) said that technology for preferential certificate of origin (POC) would help facilitate Malaysian exp...

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