Malaysia

Search for missing MH370 plane ends after three years

After nearly three years of searching, the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has come to an end without a trace of the plane, officials announced Tuesday.

14 killed in Malaysia Christmas Eve crash as bus plunges into ravine

Fourteen people were killed and 16 injured after a bus fell off a cliff on Malaysia's North-South Expressway early Saturday.

Malaysian air force plane crash kills one, injures three

A Malaysian air force plane crashed at a base on Wednesday, killing the pilot and injuring three others on board.

Nearly 4 million people without water in Malaysian capital

Nearly 4 million people in Malaysia's capital were without water on Wednesday, as scheduled cuts drew loud complaints for occurring the week before Christmas.

Thousands in Malaysia take part in rally against prime minister

Thousands of protesters in the Malaysian capital took part in an anti-government rally Saturday, despite the arrest of rally leaders and the leader of a counter-protest.

Bersih leaders among nine Malaysians arrested ahead of mass rally

Two leaders of Malaysian voting rights group The Coalition for Free and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) have been arrested by police and will be remanded on Saturday, said Eric Paulsen, one of the duo...

Philippines arrests Malaysian with more than 4 kilos of cocaine

A Malaysian national was arrested in the Philippines after authorities found more than 4 kilos of cocaine in his luggage, immigration officials said Tuesday.

Head of Malaysian pro-democracy group held for handing out flyers

The head of a Malaysian pro-democracy group demanding free and fair elections and the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak has been arrested for distributing flyers, the group announced on...

Indonesia detains Malaysian, Vietnamese boats for illegal fishing

Indonesian patrol boat apprehended four foreign boats allegedly fishing illegally in Indonesian waters, an official said Sunday.

Three Indonesian hostages in Philippines released

Three Indonesians who had been held hostage by the Abu Sayyaf militant group in the Philippines have been released, local media reported Sunday. 

Ricciardo wins Malaysia GP as Hamilton retires and Rosberg spins

Daniel Ricciardo led a surprise one-two for Red Bull at a turbulent Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday which saw then race leader Lewis Hamilton stopped by an engine failure and Nico Rosberg finish...

Malaysian anti-government group launches campaign to oust premier

A Malaysian pro-democracy group began a nationwide campaign on Saturday to attempt to force Prime Minister Najib Razak to step down over corruption allegations.

Russia denounces MH17 crash investigation as "politically motivated"

Russia's Foreign Ministry denounces the Dutch-led investigation into the MH17 airliner crash as "biased" and "politically motivated."

MH17 probe: Missile brought from Russia downed plane over Ukraine

The Malaysia Airlines MH17 flight shot down over eastern Ukraine was struck by a Buk missile brought into the conflict zone from Russia, prosecutors said Wednesday on presenting the long-awaited...

Investigators confirm Tanzania debris is part of missing MH370

Investigators on Thursday confirmed that a piece of aircraft debris that was found in Tanzania nearly three months ago was part of the missing MH370, a senior...