Malaysia

Myanmar junta representative attends ASEAN defense meeting

Gen. Mya Tun Oo’s participation came despite calls to exclude the junta.

Lawyers protest probe of judge who convicted ex-PM Najib on corruption charges

In 2020, the judge sentenced the former Malaysian leader to 12 years in prison in the 1MDB-related case.

Analysts warn about rising intolerance in Malaysia

Issue in spotlight again as religious affairs minister tells Muslims not to attend Japanese cultural event because it has un-Islamic elements.

Hundreds of Rohingya tried to flee to Malaysia in past 6 months

Desperate for work and food, refugees often pay traffickers thousands of dollars to make a risky trip from Myanmar.

Sharia court jails woman for changing ex-husband’s visitation dates with children

Emilia Hanafi starts seven-day sentence after her former spouse filed a contempt of court complaint.

Hundreds of Rohingya tried to flee to Malaysia in past 6 months

Desperate for work and food, refugees often pay traffickers thousands of dollars to make a risky trip from Myanmar.

Malaysian farmers fight to harvest amid labor crunch

Malaysia bans chicken exports

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