The Malaysian producer of Hollywood film “The Wolf of Wall Street” and stepson of the country’s disgraced ex-leader was on Friday charged with illegally receiving almost $250 million from state fund 1MDB.
Bangladesh police have prevented 115 Rohingya refugees from being smuggled to Malaysia in rickety fishing boats, officials said on Saturday, but no suspected traffickers were detained.
A Vietnamese woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will walk free on May 3, her lawyer said on Saturday.
Forty-one Rohingya were found in northern Malaysia on Monday, police said, the second group of the Muslim minority to arrive in the country within weeks, while about 200 more are feared trapped at sea. Many Rohingya have been seeking in recent weeks to leave by sea from Bangladesh
A Vietnamese woman accused of assassinating the North Korean leader's half-brother was sentenced to three years and four months in jail after accepting a lesser charge on Monday and will likely be freed in May, her lawyer said.
A Vietnamese woman accused of assassinating the North Korean leader’s half-brother is to walk free after Malaysia dropped murder charges against her on Monday, weeks after her Indonesian co-accused was also released. The 2017 killing of Kim Jong Nam with a toxic nerve agent at Kuala Lumpur’s international airport shocked the world,
Malaysia’s disgraced former leader Najib Razak will go on trial on Wednesday over a multi-billion-dollar financial scandal that contributed to his long-ruling coalition’s downfall last year and sent shockwaves around the world.
Malaysian lawmakers on Wednesday called on authorities to investigate reports of a teenager who allegedly jumped to her death after asking her social media followers to vote on whether she should take her own life.
A fire was brought under control early on Friday after an explosion at a Malaysian oil refinery being developed by national oil firm Petronas, which was testing its facilities ahead of planned commercial operations later this year.