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Malaysia axes Chinese-backed pipeline projects worth $3-billion

The Malaysian government has finally decided to cancel three China-backed pipeline projects after halting work on them, The Financial Times wrote. The report said...
Malaysia shelves Belt and Road projects with China

Malaysia has cancelled two multi-billion dollar projects that were part of China’s ambitious Belt and Road project, with Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad saying that...
Political titans face off in Malaysia’s suspense election this week

On May 9, Malaysia goes to the polls in an election that seems to become the most suspenseful ever in the country with two...
Malaysia to vote on May 9

Malaysia's closely-watched 14th general elections will be held on May 9, the Election Commission announced on April 10. This means that polling will fall...
Chinese buyers’ appetite for Malaysian property growing

Malaysia is becoming increasingly popular among China's home buyers who are looking for properties at an ideal price range of between 1.2 million and...
Petronas seeks clarity over partnership with Sarawak’s new oil firm Petros

The Malaysian state of Sarawak, which set up its own oil and gas extraction company last month in an unprecedented challenge for the country's...
Duterte wants Sabah, Malaysia says no

The Philippines' incoming President Rodrigo Duterte said he will press the country's long-standing claim to annex Malaysia's Sabah state, which is mainly a postulation...
Sabah, Sarawak suggest spin-off if Malaysia gov’t passes Shariah penalty bill

The Malaysian government's surprising endorsement of the Shariah penalty code and the support of the introduction of harsh punishments like amputations and stoning to...
Terror threats resurface in East Malaysia, wider region

The United Kingdom, after Australia and New Zealand,  is warning its citizens against travel to coastal islands in the East Malaysian state of Sabah...
Malaysian plane wreckage claimed to be found in southern Philippines

Police authorities in the eastern Malaysian state of Sabah ordered an investigation into reports that Filipino island residents discovered a wreckage of a Malaysian...
Religious row fuels Sarawak-Malaysia separation talks

Discussion are heating up  on several social media channels set up by residents of Sarawak, as well as Sabah, over separation talks from the...
Chief Minister: ‘Sabah can be next Dubai’

The vision to make Sabah the ‘next Dubai’ was achievable "through continued close partnership between the state government and the manufacturing and industrial sectors",...
Interview with Tun Mahatir Mohamad

"At times I feel to speak out", says Malaysia's ex-PM
Sabah, Sarawak push cocoa planting

Malaysia aims to double its total plantation size for cocoa to 20,000 hectares by 2020, most of which will be in Sabah and Sarawak,...
Wave of violence threatens Malaysia’s image

In mid-June when a netizen-hyped list named Kuala Lumpur as one of the most dangerous cities in the world, local media quickly came forward...
Malaysia shootings surge: Sarawak businessman gunned down

A businessman from Kuching, capital of the Malaysian state of Sarawak, was shot dead during a visit to neighbouring state Sabah at a car...
High risk of terror in ASEAN: Crisis group

Thailand, the Philippines, Myanmar and Indonesia are ranked high on a new list compiled by Aon Crisis Management, a UK-based firm specialising in risk...
The manifestos shaping Malaysia’s economic future

With Malaysia’s 13th general election in all-out campaign mode, Inside Investor takes a look at the economic manifestos of the competing parties and how this could impact Malaysia's further development.