Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Friday announced the dissolution of Parliament for an election that will pose one of the sternest tests of his ruling coalition for 60 years, due to a massive financial scandal and a challenge from his one-time mentor and former leader Mahathir Mohamad.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s government tabled a bill in parliament on Monday outlawing “fake news”, with hefty fines and up to 10 years in jail, raising more concerns about media freedom in the wake of a multi-billion dollar graft scandal.
A search by a US firm for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is expected to complete its survey by mid-June, the Southeast Asian nation said on Saturday, as families marked the fourth anniversary of one of aviation’s greatest mysteries.
British weapons manufacturer BAE Systems said it has offered Malaysia a $2 billion financing deal backed by the UK government, in a bid to convince the Southeast Asian country to replace its ageing combat aircraft with British-made ones.
Participants in the Al-Aqsa Conference in Malaysia urged all Muslim countries to cut off any diplomatic and economic relations with Israel to pressure the Zionist regime to liberate Palestine and the Holy Quds.