Malaysia launches legal action to recover embezzled 1MDB millions

Malaysia has launched legal action to recover about $65 million stolen from scandal-hit state fund 1MDB, much of it from groups connected to the ousted former regime, anti-corruption authorities said Friday. Billions of dollars were looted from the investment vehicle and spent on everything from yachts to expensive artwork, in a fraud allegedly involving disgraced ex-premier ...

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Three elephants found poisoned in Malaysia

Three elephants found poisoned in Malaysia

Three elephants were poisoned to death near a palm oil plantation in Malaysia, officials said Friday, in the latest case of the endangered creatures being killed near human...

Father-son duo arrested in connection with shooting of caged monkey who ‘wouldn’t talk’

Father-son duo arrested in connection with shooting of caged monkey who ‘wouldn’t talk’

Following a widely circulated video of a young man firing a shot at, and subsequently killing, a caged monkey for not repeating the catch-phrase “baby sayang,” investigators...

Vietnam woman in Kim Jong Un brother’s murder to be freed by Malaysia on May 3

Vietnam woman in Kim Jong Un brother’s murder to be freed by Malaysia on May 3

Vietnamese woman Doan Thi Huong accused of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will be freed by Malaysia on May 3, her lawyer said.

Bangladesh stops 115 Rohingya seeking to reach Malaysia

Bangladesh stops 115 Rohingya seeking to reach Malaysia

Bangladesh police have prevented 115 Rohingya refugees from being smuggled to Malaysia in rickety fishing boats but no suspected traffickers were detained.

Bangladesh stops Rohingya from being smuggled to Malaysia in fishing boats

Bangladesh stops Rohingya from being smuggled to Malaysia in fishing boats

Bangladesh security forces stopped 29 people, mostly Rohingya Muslims, from being smuggled to Malaysia in rickety fishing boats.

Vietnam suspect accused of Kim Jong Nam murder gets mental health check after losing Malaysian release bid

Vietnam suspect accused of Kim Jong Nam murder gets mental health check after losing Malaysian release bid

Huong claims she was tricked by North Korean spies into assassinating Kim by smearing a nerve agent on his face and believed it was a prank for a reality TV show.

Malaysian jailed for more than ten years for insulting Islam on social media

Malaysian jailed for more than ten years for insulting Islam on social media

Those found guilty of anti-religious activity can be punished with a jail term of two to five years.

Dutch teen model Ivana Smit died in Malaysia due to ‘misadventure’, not homicide: coroner

Dutch teen model Ivana Smit died in Malaysia due to ‘misadventure’, not homicide: coroner

The death was classified as a "misadventure".

Report: Wife and stepsons of dead Cradle Fund CEO to be charged with his murder

Report: Wife and stepsons of dead Cradle Fund CEO to be charged with his murder

After nearly of year of twists, turns, and mouth-dropping revelations, police this morning arrested the wife of Nazrin Hassan, along with her two teenage sons, and will be...


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