Malaysia is a country in Southeast Asia. The federal constitutional monarchy consists of 13 states and three federal territories, separated by the South China Sea into two similarly sized regions, Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia. Peninsular Malaysia shares a land and maritime border with Thailand in the north and maritime borders with Singapore in the south, Vietnam in the northeast, and Indonesia in the west. East Malaysia shares land and maritime borders with Brunei and Indonesia and a maritime border with the Philippines and Vietnam. Kuala Lumpur is the national capital and largest city while Putrajaya is the seat of federal government. With a population of over 30 million, Malaysia is the world's 44th most populous country. The southernmost point of continental Eurasia, Tanjung Piai, is in Malaysia. In the tropics, Malaysia is one of 17 megadiverse countries, with large numbers of endemic species.
The woman accused of killing Kim Jong Un's half brother in 2017 will resume trial in April after calls to release her were rejected by Malaysia's attorney-general. The second woman accused in the case..
The Malaysian government is considering whether to shut, sell or refinance national carrier Malaysia Airlines, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Tuesday. As Francis Maguire reports, the airline..
An Indonesian woman accused in the 2017 killing of the North Korean leader's half-brother was freed after a Malaysian court dropped the murder charge against her in a case that drew suspicions of being..
Malaysia's transport minister said that the government is open to new proposals from U.S. firm Ocean Infinity or any other companies to resume the hunt for MH370, as families of passengers marked the..
According to Reuters, Malaysia will consider resuming the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 if companies interested in the hunt come forward with viable proposals or credible leads. The..
Kratom is a plant which grows naturally in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Papua Guinea. The herbal supplement has gained national attention as some have reported using the the drug to treat pain and..
CNN reports Malaysians will have to wait a little longer for their trial of the century. Disgraced former Prime Minister Najib Razak was due to appear in the dock Tuesday on multiple corruption charges..
Companies including Nestle, Unilever, and Ferrero are increasing the use of drone and satellite imagery programs to monitor their palm oil supply chains. Critics say it may boost a corporation's green..
Malaysia ordered 111 schools to close on Thursday as more than 200 children, teachers and others were taken to hospital after breathing in chemical fumes, but Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said he.. Reuters - Published Also reported by •Firstpost
Prosecutors in Malaysia have rejected an appeal to drop a murder charge against Doan Thi Huong, a 30-year-old Vietnamese woman accused of assassinating North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s estranged.. WorldNews - Published
Vietnam has repeatedly called on Malaysia for a fair trial of one of its citizens accused of the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of the North Korean leader, the southeast Asian nation's.. Reuters - Published
A Vietnamese woman suspected of assassinating the North Korean leader's half-brother lost her bid for immediate release Thursday as Malaysian authorities refused to drop a murder charge, days after her.. France 24 - Published Also reported by •Reuters
Malaysia's attorney-general on Thursday rejected Vietnam's request to free a woman accused of the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, and a court set April 1 for her trial.. Reuters - Published
More than 100 schools in Malaysia have been closed after the dumping of toxic waste into a river caused hundreds of people to fall ill, including many children, authorities said. A lorry is believed to.. WorldNews - Published
Malaysia has rowed back on an earlier plan to repeal the death penalty, saying that while the government will abolish mandatory capital punishment it will leave it for courts to decide whether a person.. Reuters - Published
Malaysia has shut 34 schools after a suspected chemical leak last week left more than 200 children, teachers and others being treated for poisoning, the education ministry said on Wednesday. Reuters - Published
WASHINGTON: The US has accused China of blocking the Asean members accessing more than $ 2.5 trillion in recoverable energy reserves in the South China Sea by illegal construction activities. China.. WorldNews - Published
A Malaysia-bound plane made a U-turn for a frantic passenger who realized that she forgot her baby back at the airport in Saudi Arabia, the New York Post reported. The pilot of Saudi Arabian Airlines.. WorldNews - Published
Vietnam called on Malaysia on Tuesday to free a Vietnamese woman accused in the 2017 murder of the North Korean leader's half brother, a day after a Malaysian court dropped a similar charge against an.. Reuters - Published
Malaysia may have to reconsider the purchase of 25 Boeing Co 737 MAX 8 aircraft, the Nikkei reported on Monday, citing the country's economic affairs minister, after the second fatal crash of the.. Reuters - Published
An Indonesian woman accused of assassinating the North Korean leader's half-brother is freed after Malaysian prosecutors dropped a murder charge against her in a shock decision. Video provided by AFP
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An Indonesian woman accused in the 2017 chemical poison murder of the North Korean leader's half-brother was freed on Monday after a Malaysian court dropped a murder charge in a case that drew.. Reuters - Published
Malaysia agreed to Indonesia's request to drop charges against an Indonesian woman accused in the 2017 killing of the North Korean leader's half-brother, its attorney general said in a letter on March.. Reuters - Published
An Indonesian woman accused of assassinating the North Korean leader's half-brother was freed Monday after Malaysian prosecutors dropped a murder charge against her, in a shock decision a year and a.. France 24 - Published
An Indonesian woman accused in the 2017 killing of the North Korean leader's half-brother was released from custody on Monday after a Malaysian court dropped a murder charge against her. Reuters - Published