Najib comes out swinging at rally ahead of expected snap election

More than 85,000 people crammed into Malaysia’s Bukit Jalil stadium on Thursday to hear the embattled prime minister vow another electoral victory ahead of a widely expected snap election this year. Najib Razak told the crowd the ruling party would triumph despite allegations of corruption. He is holding on to power despite allegations he took

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Newspaper apologizes, meets with police after firestorm over front-page layout

With the potential suspension of their newspaper license hanging over their heads, a group of editors from Malaysia’s largest English-language daily, The Star, appeared at...

Newspaper apologizes, meets with police after firestorm over front-page layout

Disney shelves ‘Beauty and the Beast’ in Malaysia after cuts

Disney has indefinitely postponed the opening of its film Beauty and the Beast in Malaysia after censors in the Muslim-majority nation reportedly cut out a “gay...

Disney shelves ‘Beauty and the Beast’ in Malaysia after cuts

Malaysia censors ‘gay moment’ in Beauty and the Beast

Malaysian censors have reportedly cut out a “gay moment” in the Disney film Beauty and the Beast before agreeing to its release in the Muslim-majority nation. The cuts...

Malaysia censors ‘gay moment’ in Beauty and the Beast

Pig bristles in brush with Malaysian law

Authorities in Muslim-majority Malaysia have seized some 2,000 paintbrushes labelled as “halal” but made with pig bristles.  Officials from the domestic trade...

Pig bristles in brush with Malaysian law

Hari Raya Aidilfitri to fall on July 6

Federal civil servants get that extra

Hari Raya Aidilfitri to fall on July 6

No train services for Ampang LRT line during Raya

The suspension is to enable the upgrading of its signalling

No train services for Ampang LRT line during Raya

Johor declares July 10 as special Hari Raya holiday for state civil servants

Only if Hari Raya falls on July

Johor declares July 10 as special Hari Raya holiday for state civil servants

Heavy traffic expected at Singapore checkpoints next week

Plan your journey this holiday

Heavy traffic expected at Singapore checkpoints next week

Additional Hari Raya holiday for federal civil servants

Good news, if you’re a federal civil

Additional Hari Raya holiday for federal civil servants

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Malaysia is a multi-racial country made up of different religions, so really, there’s no other country in the world where you’ll find this much news about religion on a daily basis. It doesn’t matter if you’re a Muslim, a Hindu, a Buddhist or even a Jedi (it is a real religion in New Zealand, Google it!), we will cover it.