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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...

Malaysia’s ruling coalition Barisan Nasional of embattled Prime Minister Najib Razak won May 8 elections in the key state of Sarawak in a landslide...

Going by the figures for the e-Kasih programme, a government scheme to combat poverty, Sarawak has taken over Sabah as the state with the...

Malaysia's largest state of Sarawak is pushing to reach an agreement on  a single visa between Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei to ease travel for...

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),...

Since Malaysia's longest serving chief minister, Sarawak's Taib Mahmud, has announced his retirement by this month, speculations are rife who will replace him as...

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...

Discussion are heating up  on several social media channels set up by residents of Sarawak, as well as Sabah, over separation talks from the...

"At times I feel to speak out", says Malaysia's ex-PM

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,...

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...

A businessman from Kuching, capital of the Malaysian state of Sarawak, was shot dead during a visit to neighbouring state Sabah at a car...

The US appears to have galvanised political will in one of the most crucial allies behind the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership, a free trade agreement...

The sheer magnitude of the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has not been lost on Putrajaya. The ambitious free trade agreement (FTA) involving 12 nations...

For more than a decade, the Rainforest World Music Festival has assembled musicians for three days in Sarawak. The event has grown from a...

ASEAN's overall population is exploding. Whether this is good or bad is dependent on the country. While large populations can be viewed as adding...

An effective force in ASEAN has recently been making headlines. As opposed to the their counterpart in the Mekong region (a union defined by...

The clandestine actions of so-called ‘invisible threats’ gracing headlines in recent weeks have arguably revealed otherwise, billowing waves of consternation throughout our hyper-connected world. In...