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Malaysia detains eight Vietnamese for illegal fishing

Various types of fresh and dried fish were found on-board of the vessel.

Malaysia seizes two fishing boats, arrests 19 Vietnamese for illegal fishing

The fishermen face fines of up to $22,600 each, while the captains could have to pay ten times that amount.

Indonesia turns it back on Vietnamese rice as crops at home flourish

Indonesia's rice imports from all destinations in 2017 are forecast to halve to 500,000 tons, based on USDA reports.
April 07, 2017 | 04:12 pm GMT+7

Malaysia arrests 28 Vietnamese for illegal fishing, one dies in detention

The fisherman was said to have fallen seriously ill when his boat was detained Monday.
April 05, 2017 | 10:05 am GMT+7

Malaysia releases Kim's body, citizens in N.Korea return

The swap agreement of Kim's body for nine Malaysian citizens brings to an end nearly seven weeks of diplomatic standoff between the formerly friendly countries.
March 31, 2017 | 08:53 am GMT+7

Malaysia says Kim Jong-Nam's body still in KL morgue

'There have been a lot of rumors that the body was cremated.'
March 28, 2017 | 02:14 pm GMT+7

Malaysian ex-cop gets three-year jail term for smuggling Vietnamese immigrants

He was accused of smuggling three Vietnamese through an immigration post in 2014.
March 25, 2017 | 02:05 pm GMT+7

The toxic mystery behind Kim Jong-Nam's assassination

Police have not released any evidence to explain how the women were able to handle VX without suffering severe harm.
March 19, 2017 | 07:53 pm GMT+7

Interpol issues 'red notice' for North Koreans linked to Kim murder

The red alert follows the confirmation of Kim Jong-Nam's identity by Malaysian authorities on Wednesday.
March 17, 2017 | 02:48 pm GMT+7

Malaysia arrests five Vietnamese women in prostitution raid

Immigration officers said the women were able to earn ‘a lot of money’ from the service.
March 15, 2017 | 09:57 pm GMT+7

Malaysia embalms Kim Jong Nam's body, awaiting next of kin

'It's an effort to preserve the body, because if it is kept in the mortuary it might decompose.'
March 15, 2017 | 03:35 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese women arrested in Malaysia with ecstasy-infused instant coffee

The suspects have reportedly crushed the drugs into powder and sold them in 3-in-1 coffee sachets.
March 15, 2017 | 11:22 am GMT+7

Malaysia detains more Vietnamese fishermen on illegal fishing charges

One boat fled the scene while the other cut its lines in an attempt to escape.
March 13, 2017 | 10:43 am GMT+7

Kim killing sheds light on murky world of women migrants

The Kim murder has brought unwelcome attention to migrant women who already have much to fear from Malaysian authorities.
March 12, 2017 | 02:59 pm GMT+7

Malaysia warns of long N.Korea inquiry, China says no action yet

The investigation may last longer due to the complexity and sensitivity of the case, Malaysia said.
March 09, 2017 | 08:49 am GMT+7