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Malaysia bars foreigners from residential project in Johor

Malaysia bars foreigners from residential project in Johor

The project has faced uncertainty since Mahathir Mohamad's coalition scored a shock victory at a May general election.

Chinese MH370 relatives ask to meet Malaysia PM

Chinese MH370 relatives ask to meet Malaysia PM

The plane disappeared in March 2014 with 239 people -- mostly from China -- on board, while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.

Malaysia seeks financier's jet linked to 1MDB scandal

Malaysia seeks financier's jet linked to 1MDB scandal

Authorities in Malaysia and the United States are investigating how billions of dollars went missing from 1MDB.

Malaysian PM vows to repeal controversial security law

Malaysian PM vows to repeal controversial security law

It was the latest pledge by the country's new reformist leaders to roll back repressive legislation introduced by scandal-hit ex-premier Najib Razak.

Malaysia seeks to lay charges against Najib, says Mahathir

Malaysia seeks to lay charges against Najib, says Mahathir

Mahathir Mohamad told Reuters in an interview that Malaysian investigators already "have an almost perfect case" against the principal suspects who had defrauded 1MDB.

MH370 hunt may resume if new evidence found: Mahathir

MH370 hunt may resume if new evidence found: Mahathir

The Malaysia Airlines jet vanished in March 2014 with 239 people -- mostly from China -- on board, en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.

Mahathir axes high-speed rail link with Singapore

Mahathir axes high-speed rail link with Singapore

Mahathir, who won a surprise election victory this month against Najib Razak's long-ruling coalition, is seeking to repair the country's finances.

Malaysia's Anwar walks free, won't join cabinet any time soon

Malaysia's Anwar walks free, won't join cabinet any time soon

The question for Malaysia now is how Anwar Ibrahim will get along with Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, his ally-turned-foe-turned-ally, and what role he will play in government.

Malaysian PM says he'll stay in office for 1-2 years

Malaysian PM says he'll stay in office for 1-2 years

A four-party alliance driven by Mahathir and Anwar won the general election last week, ousting the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition for the first time in the history of the Southeast Asian nation.

Najib accused of blocking 1MDB probe as Mahathir starts work

Najib accused of blocking 1MDB probe as Mahathir starts work

Voters turned out en masse to oust Najib Razak after he was accused of involvement in plundering huge sums from Malaysian sovereign fund 1MDB in a sophisticated fraud that is now being investigated in several countries.

Malaysia's Mahathir vows to review 'fake news' law

Malaysia's Mahathir vows to review 'fake news' law

New Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad vowed on Sunday to review a controversial law against "fake news" hurriedly passed before the elections and seen as aimed at critics of his scandal-tainted predecessor.

Mahathir sworn in as world's oldest leader after poll win

Mahathir sworn in as world's oldest leader after poll win

In a huge political upset, former strongman Mahathir's opposition alliance broke the grip on power of the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition, which had governed Malaysia uninterrupted since 1957.