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Malaysia begins inquiry into 2015 discovery of mass graves, human trafficking camps

Malaysia begins inquiry into 2015 discovery of mass graves, human trafficking camps

Malaysia began a public inquiry on Wednesday into the discovery of mass graves and suspected human trafficking camps in the jungles near its border with Thailand, which prompted a regional crisis in 2015, and accusations over obstruction of justice.

Malaysia says 200 Rohingya migrants still at sea after latest arrival

Malaysia says 200 Rohingya migrants still at sea after latest arrival

Malaysian authorities on Monday were on the lookout for boats believed to be carrying up to 200 Rohingya after dozens of migrants were found near a beach in the country's north.

Malaysian golfer dies in hotel room during tournament

Malaysian golfer dies in hotel room during tournament

Malaysian golfer Arie Irawan died of "apparent natural causes" on Sunday in his hotel room on the Chinese resort island of Hainan, the PGA tour said in a statement. He was 28.

Singapore, Malaysia reach deal to end months-long airspace dispute

Singapore, Malaysia reach deal to end months-long airspace dispute

Singapore and Malaysia reached an agreement to end their months-long airspace dispute, the transport ministers of the two neighbouring countries said in a joint statement on Saturday.

Kim assassination suspect to be freed as murder charge dropped

Kim assassination suspect to be freed as murder charge dropped

A Vietnamese woman accused of assassinating the North Korean leader's half-brother is to walk free after Malaysia dropped murder charges against her Monday, weeks after her Indonesian co-accused was also released.

Australia and Netherlands in talks with Russia over downed Malaysia jet

Australia and Netherlands in talks with Russia over downed Malaysia jet

Australia and the Netherlands on Wednesday said they were in talks with Russia over the ongoing investigation into the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine.

Qatar-Malaysia partnership can be tapped to benefit the world

Qatar-Malaysia partnership can be tapped to benefit the world

The visit of His Highness the Amir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, to Malaysia last December has ushered in a new future for Qatari-Malaysian relations at a crucial time for both the countries and all the Muslim East.

Malaysia shuts 34 schools with poisonings "getting more critical"

Malaysia shuts 34 schools with poisonings "getting more critical"

Malaysia has shut 34 schools after a suspected chemical leak last week left more than 200 children, teachers and others being treated for poisoning, the education ministry said on Wednesday.

Malaysia does not plan to boycott products of Europe

Malaysia does not plan to boycott products of Europe

Malaysia has said it does not plan to take any response against the ban on palm oil entering Europe by boycotting products from European countries.

Vietnam suspect to testify in Kim Jong Nam murder trial

Vietnam suspect to testify in Kim Jong Nam murder trial

A Vietnamese woman accused of murdering the half-brother of North Korea's leader will testify in court for the first time next week, when the long-running trial over the Cold War-style hit resumes, her lawyer said Tuesday.

Qatar-Malaysia trade volume expected to reach $1bn in 2019: Official

Qatar-Malaysia trade volume expected to reach $1bn in 2019: Official

Trade volume between Qatar and Malaysia is expected to breach the $1bn mark this year, according to an official of the Malaysia Trade Centre.

58 rescued from stricken Malaysian ferry

58 rescued from stricken Malaysian ferry

A passenger ferry with 58 people onboard caught fire just minutes after it set sail from a popular Malaysian resort island Monday but all were rescued unharmed, police said.