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Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines launch naval patrols

Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines began joint naval patrols in their region Monday as threats from extremist groups increase.

Malaysia arrests 26 Vietnamese for illegal fishing: report

Their two boats were seized with an estimated $117,000 worth of catch.

Defense in Kim Jong Nam murder trial focuses on VX 'murder weapon'

Lawyers for two women charged with the assassination of the half-brother of North Korea's leader in Malaysia were given key documents.
June 16, 2017 | 03:54 pm GMT+7

LGBT outcry persuades Malaysia to amend sex education video contest

The move follows criticism by activists who said it could fan hatred and violence against LGBT people.
June 08, 2017 | 03:51 pm GMT+7

Malaysia seizes smuggled tortoises worth $300,000

All of the reptiles were found alive.
May 15, 2017 | 03:13 pm GMT+7

Malaysia police arrest Vietnamese woman in drug raid

The police seized various types of drugs amounting to RM490,000 ($113,000).
May 03, 2017 | 10:12 am GMT+7

Girl barred from Malaysia chess competition over 'seductive' dress

The girl had been told her knee-length dress was 'seductive and a temptation from a certain angle far, far away'.
May 02, 2017 | 03:12 pm GMT+7

Malaysia detains eight Vietnamese for illegal fishing

Various types of fresh and dried fish were found on-board of the vessel.
April 26, 2017 | 10:50 am GMT+7

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.
April 14, 2017 | 05:16 pm GMT+7

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