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Politics of Malaysia

Malaysia’s debt-ridden 1MDB fund under central bank scrutiny

Malaysia's central bank said on June 3 it had launched a "formal inquiry" into strategic development fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), which is struggling...
Malaysia PM comes up with $72b economic plan

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak last week unveiled a $72 billion plan to revive his country's slowing economic growth amid a collapse in oil...
Malaysia under fire for controversial anti-terror and sedition laws

The Malaysian parliament in the early hours of April 10 after a record 14+ hour debate pushed through a revised law that includes online...
New CEO and business model expected for Malaysia Airlines

Malaysia Airlines is to appoint a new chief executive and reveal a new business model, according to local reports. The troubled Asian carrier has...
Malaysia PM promises to improve living standards

Malaysia's 2015 budget, scheduled to be tabled in parliament in October, will continue to stimulate growth, and improve fiscal position and the people’s standards...
Government to fully take over Malaysia Airlines after delisting

Trading of Malaysia Airlines shares have been suspended on August 8 and the beleaguered company will be taken entirely into state hands after it...
Obama expected to push for closer ties with ASEAN during visit

US President Barack Obama's visit to Asia, which includes Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines, at the end of April is expected to...
MH370: Malaysia opposition leader hits out at gov’t

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has accused the government of hiding information on missing flight MH370, telling Britain's Daily Telegraph that the country's radar...
Malaysia criticised how it has handled airplane crisis

The disappearance of flight Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is casting a harsh spotlight on Malaysia's government, as a leadership unused to heavy scrutiny comes...
Malaysia spent $1.7b on affordable housing

The Malaysian government has spent $1.7 billion to build affordable homes for the people since the Eighth Malaysia Plan (from 2001), said Deputy Prime...
Sarawak CM allegedly sold US property for $17m

The outgoing chief minister of Sarawak, Taib Mahmud, and his family have sold off property in San Francisco for 55.9 million ringgit ($16.94 million),...
Sarawak CM to step down after 33 years

The chief minister of Malaysia's largest state of Sarawak, Taib Mahmud, 77, is expected to step down this weekend after 33 years in charge...
Thousands in New Year protests in Malaysia

Thousands of demonstrators clad in black gathered at a square in the center of Kuala Lumpur  on New Year's Eve to protest increases in...
Malaysia prepares for New Year’s Eve protests

Malaysian authorities are on high alert as they prepare to crack down on anyone participating in a street rally calling for an overthrow of...
Malaysia lawmakers approve detention without trial

Malaysian lawmakers approved changes to a crime-prevention law on October 3 that opponents fear could be abused by authorities to hold people without trial...
Malaysia to ease long-term business visa policy

Malaysia's prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said on June 13 that the country plans to introduce multiple entry visas for up to five...
Ethics in Business: Walking the ethical track in Malaysia – a perspective

Tan Sri Yong Poh Kon, prominent Malaysian businessman and adviser of the government, shares his views on business ethics in Malaysia and how better practices could be instituted.
Malaysian election aftermath could bring unrest

After Malaysia's general elections, an air of uncertainty now permeates the country. Concerns arose that with the iteration of status quo civil unrest could follow the polls that, nonetheless, saw major voter shifts.