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Al-Jazeera says Malaysia rejects visas for Aussie staffers

Kuala Lumpur - Broadcaster Al-Jazeera said Thursday that Malaysian authorities have refused to renew the work visas of two of its Australian journalists, just days after the network's Kuala Lumpur office was raided by police.

Malaysian police chief insists Al Jazeera probe 'professional'

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia's police chief insisted Wednesday investigations into an Al Jazeera documentary are being conducted "professionally" and rejected concerns about worsening media freedom, a day after the broadcaster's office was searched.

Al Jazeera's Malaysian office raided over documentary

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysian authorities raided Al Jazeera's Kuala Lumpur office Tuesday and seized computers as part of an investigation into a documentary about migrants that angered the government, drawing condemnation from the broadcaster.

Spike in demand: stinky durians enjoy online virus boom

Petaling Jaya - When a coronavirus lockdown confined Malaysians to their homes, street traders selling durians moved their pungent produce online -- and have been enjoying an unexpected spike in demand.

China denies harbouring alleged 1MDB mastermind

Kuala Lumpur - China denied Thursday it was harbouring a fugitive financier wanted over the massive 1MDB corruption scandal, after Malaysian police said he was hiding in Macau.

Malaysian ex-PM Najib sentenced to 12 years over 1MDB scandal

Kuala Lumpur - Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak was sentenced Tuesday to 12 years in jail on corruption charges linked to the multi-billion-dollar 1MDB scandal that led to the downfall of his government two years ago.

Malaysian court to deliver verdict in Najib's first 1MDB trial

Kuala Lumpur - A Malaysian court will hand down its verdict in Najib Razak's first corruption trial Tuesday following a long-running case probing the former prime minister's role in the multi-billion-dollar 1MDB scandal.

Malaysian ex-PM Najib to learn fate in first 1MDB trial

Kuala Lumpur - A Malaysian court will hand down its verdict in Najib Razak's first corruption trial on Tuesday, nearly 16 months after it began probing the former prime minister's role in the multi-billion-dollar 1MDB scandal.

Malaysia in $3.9 bn settlement with Goldman over 1MDB

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia reached a $3.9 billion settlement with Goldman Sachs Friday over the Wall Street titan's role in the 1MDB scandal in exchange for the country ending all criminal proceedings against the bank.

Malaysia says won't restrict social media videos after outcry

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia insisted Thursday it would not use decades-old laws to stop people posting videos on social media, backtracking on earlier comments that sparked concerns about worsening freedom of expression.

US sanctions world's top surgical glove maker over forced labour

Kuala Lumpur - The US has banned the import of surgical gloves from two subsidiaries of Malaysia's Top Glove -- the world's biggest manufacturer of the product -- over forced labour concerns, despite soaring demand during the coronavirus pandemic.

Malaysia PM wins parliamentary test of support

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia's prime minister narrowly won a vote to remove the parliament speaker during a rowdy session of the legislature Monday, a key test of support for the embattled leader.

Malaysian news site faces contempt of court case

Kuala Lumpur - A Malaysian news site's chief editor was taken to court for alleged contempt Monday over readers' comments on the portal, with his lawyer warning the case could have a "chilling effect".

Malaysia to hold inquest into Franco-Irish teen's death

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia will next month open an inquest into the death of a Franco-Irish teenager whose body was found in the jungle after she disappeared from a resort, her family's lawyer said Friday.

Malaysia police question Al Jazeera journalists over documentary

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysian police Friday questioned five Australian journalists from Al Jazeera over a documentary about the plight of migrants which has angered the government, as the broadcaster expressed shock at the probe.

AirAsia's future in doubt due to virus; share price tumbles

Kuala Lumpur - The future of top regional budget carrier AirAsia is in "significant doubt" after the collapse in travel demand caused by coronavirus, its auditor warned, sending the airline's share price tumbling nearly 18 percent on Wednesday.

AirAsia's future in doubt due to virus; share price tumbles

Kuala Lumpur - The future of top regional budget carrier AirAsia is in "significant doubt" due to the collapse in demand for air travel caused by coronavirus, its auditor warned, sending its share price tumbling 18 percent on Wednesday.

US seeks Monet, Warhol art linked to Malaysia scandal

Kuala Lumpur - The United States is seeking to seize another $96 million in assets allegedly linked to Malaysia's 1MDB corruption scandal, including Claude Monet and Andy Warhol paintings, officials said.

Muslims disappointed but accepting as Saudi scales back hajj

Kuala Lumpur - Muslims expressed disappointment Tuesday at Saudi Arabia's decision to scale back this year's hajj pilgrimage, but many accepted it was necessary as the kingdom battles a major coronavirus outbreak.

Malaysia ex-first lady's handbags damaged by police: lawyer

Kuala Lumpur - Hundreds of handbags belonging to Malaysia's scandal-plagued former first lady have suffered serious damage after being seized by police, a lawyer grumbled Wednesday -- prompting mockery from graft-weary citizens.
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