Reuters | , Putrajaya, Malaysia
PUBLISHED ON APR 16, 2021 10:26 AM IST
The melons are sold for 168 ringgit ($40.70) each, about a third of the price the Japan varieties normally go for.
PUBLISHED ON APR 07, 2021 07:58 AM IST
- The bankruptcy notice came as Najib began his appeal against his conviction last year on charges in a case involving millions he received from a former unit of troubled state fund 1MDB.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 22, 2021 03:31 PM IST
- The Southeast Asian country has inoculated nearly 430,000 frontline workers, with the majority having received the first of two jabs of the vaccine jointly developed by U.S. company Pfizer and German partner BioNTech.
AP | , Seoul
PUBLISHED ON MAR 19, 2021 05:17 AM IST
The man, named Mun Chol Myong, has lived in Malaysia for a decade and was arrested in May 2019 after US authorities requested his extradition.
Reuters | , Kuala Lumpur
PUBLISHED ON MAR 16, 2021 01:56 PM IST
Top Glove, the world's largest medical glove maker, was charged by the Sessions Court in the city of Ipoh with 10 counts of having failed to meet those requirements, the news agency said.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 10, 2021 07:10 PM IST
- The ruling was a result of a long legal challenge by a Christian woman whose religious materials containing the word Allah were seized by authorities at the airport when she returned home from Indonesia in 2008.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 12:39 PM IST
- The Southeast Asian country last month embarked on a nationwide vaccination programme, targeting to inoculate 80% of its 32 million people by February 2022.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 02:14 PM IST
The disease was detected in at least 300 pigs in three districts - Pitas, Kota Marudu and Beluran - after a reported case involving the death of a wild boar last month, according to a World Organisation for Animal Health alert issued on Friday.
Reuters | , Kuala Lumpur
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 03:44 PM IST
The airline will recognise a loss of $74.1 million in its 2020 second half financial results, from intercompany financial assistance and loans deemed irrecoverable.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 07:46 AM IST
Malaysia is home to more than 154,000 asylum-seekers from Myanmar and several Malaysian lawmakers and rights groups on Wednesday called on the government to explain its deportation.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 06:49 PM IST
Malaysia started its Covid-19 vaccination program on Wednesday, two days ahead of schedule, with Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin the first to receive the shot.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 01:34 PM IST
Amnesty said the court will hear their appeal Wednesday and urged the government to reconsider its plans to send the migrants back home, where human rights violations are high following a Feb. 1 military coup that deposed the country's elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 07:07 PM IST
Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin on Friday announced that Malaysia would invest 15 billion ringgit ($3.7 billion) over 10 years in the 5G network. The government will set up a special purpose vehicle that will own the spectrum and manage the network, he said.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 11:54 AM IST
A total of 312,390 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine were delivered to Malaysia on Sunday morning, with more expected in coming weeks.
AP | , Singapore, Malaysia, Lunar New Year, Human Interest Story
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2021 09:36 AM IST
Malaysian Association in Singapore took the initiative to match stranded students with hosts.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2021 05:47 PM IST
News emerged last week the migrants would be sent home, after the Myanmar military seized power and detained civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi at the start of February.
Reuters | , Kuala Lumpur
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 04:05 PM IST
Malaysia agreed to return them after the Myanmar military, which seized power in a Feb. 1 coup, offered to send three navy ships to pick citizens held in Malaysian immigration detention centres, officials and sources told Reuters this week.
Reuters | , Muar, Malaysia
PUBLISHED ON FEB 09, 2021 10:18 AM IST
The traditional Chinese lion dance has long been part of the festivities in the southeast Asian nation, but this year the Kun Seng Keng Lion & Dragon Dance Association has been brought down to earth with such public spectacles halted by the pandemic.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2021 02:59 PM IST
Overcrowded conditions in employee dormitories have been a key source of infections, spurring record cases and pressuring Malaysia’s health system.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2021 04:58 PM IST
On Tuesday, the government said the first batch of the vaccine jointly developed by US drugmaker Pfizer and German partner BioNTech is on track for delivery on Feb. 26.
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2021 08:04 AM IST
The depth of the latest Covid-19 spike, its impact on aviation and subsequent consumer demand suggests that the hoped for recovery toward the back end of 2021 may not be as strong as expected: Mayur Patel, head of Asia at OAG Aviation
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 09:27 AM IST
"Checks conducted on the two boats found that 16 crew members including the skippers, aged 18 to 62, did not have any valid identification documents nor possessed any licence to fish in the country's waters," Terengganu MMEA director Captain Muhammad Suffi Mohd Ramli was reported as saying.
Reuters | , Kuala Lumpur
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 10:35 PM IST
Indonesia and Malaysia, which together account for 85% of global output, in particular have come under fire for clearing biodiversity-rich rainforests and allegations of forced labour.
UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2021 10:02 AM IST
The measure comes amid infighting within Malaysia’s largest ruling party, the United Malays National Organisation, on whether or not to hold a snap election by March. UMNO is expected to make a final decision on the matter during its general assembly on Jan. 31.
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 05:03 PM IST
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Bangi | By Reuters | Posted By: Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2021 10:04 AM IST
The project, headed by Professor Mohamed Thariq Hameed Sultan at Malaysia’s Putra University, has been trying to find sustainable uses for pineapple waste generated by farmers in Hulu Langat.
Kuala Lumpur | By Reuters| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON JAN 05, 2021 05:36 PM IST
“The market outlook for Malaysian palm oil in 2021 looks bright despite the pandemic,” Kalyana Sundram, MPOC chief executive told a virtual conference.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
PUBLISHED ON JAN 01, 2021 10:14 AM IST
The administration of former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, who resigned in February, sought to cancel the project as the country grappled with debt and liabilities amounting to more than $249 billion, before settling for a deferment and a $11.4 million compensation fee to Singapore
Washington | By Associated Press| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 08:02 AM IST
The order against Malaysian-owned Sime Darby Plantation Berhad and its local subsidiaries, joint ventures and affiliates followed an intensive months-long investigation by the US Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Trade, said Ana Hinojosa, one of the agency’s executive directors.
Livemint, New Delhi | By Rhik Kundu
PUBLISHED ON DEC 30, 2020 02:07 AM IST
Tata Sons, which owns a 51% stake in the Indian joint venture, also has the option to buy out AirAsia Bhd’s remaining 16.33% stake after the closure of the deal.