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Malaysian PM rejects mounting calls to quit

Malaysian PM rejects mounting calls to quit

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin refused to yield to mounting calls to quit Wednesday but said he would face a no-confidence vote in parliament in September.

Malaysia says Chinese military planes came close to violating airspace

Malaysia says Chinese military planes came close to violating airspace

Malaysia's air force on Tuesday said 16 Chinese military transport planes had come close to violating Malaysian airspace, after they were detected conducting "suspicious" activity over the South China Sea.

Qatar’s Falcon Ride makes first overseas investment in Malaysia

Qatar’s Falcon Ride makes first overseas investment in Malaysia

Falcon Ride, the Qatari provider of micro-mobility solutions has made its first overseas investment in Southeast Asian markets with a strategic collaboration agreement with Malaysia’s TRYKE Transportation

Qatari health projects bring hope to Rohingya refugees in Malaysia

Qatari health projects bring hope to Rohingya refugees in Malaysia

The Rohingya beneficiaries of health projects implemented in Malaysia, including mobile clinics, expressed delight with the medical services that have saved hundreds of lives and alleviated their suffering

Malaysian expats cycle together to stay healthy

Malaysian expats cycle together to stay healthy

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving,” this was once said by Albert Einstein, German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity.

Malaysia's king declares state of emergency to curb spread of Covid-19

Malaysia's king declares state of emergency to curb spread of Covid-19

Malaysia's King Al-Sultan Abdullah declared a state of emergency across the country on Tuesday to curb the spread of Covid-19, after consenting to a request from Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin ...

Malaysia says insufficient evidence to reopen probe into Irish teen's death

Malaysia says insufficient evidence to reopen probe into Irish teen's death

A Malaysian court on Monday announced it would not reopen a probe into the death of an Irish teenager whose body was found in a jungle after she went missing during a family holiday, saying she likely died of misadventure.

Malaysia to get AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, follows Pfizer-BioNTech deal

Malaysia to get AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, follows Pfizer-BioNTech deal

Malaysia said on Saturday it has secured coronavirus vaccine from AstraZeneca PLC, on the heels of news it will receive the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in February as it grapples with a surge in infections.

Shares in world's top latex glove maker plunge as workers test positive for Covid

Shares in world's top latex glove maker plunge as workers test positive for Covid

Shares in Top Glove Corp plunged on Tuesday after Malaysia said it would close some factories of the world's biggest rubber glove maker as more than 2,000 of its workers had tested positive for Covid-19.

Mother of Irish girl found dead in Malaysia says daughter may have been abducted

Mother of Irish girl found dead in Malaysia says daughter may have been abducted

The mother of an Irish teenager whose body was found in a Malaysian jungle said on Wednesday she believed her daughter could have been abducted and questioned official findings that no foul play was involved in her death.

Malaysia's PM faces calls to quit after failed bid for emergency rule

Malaysia's PM faces calls to quit after failed bid for emergency rule

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin faced calls to resign on Monday as doubts swirled over the support that he commands, after the king rejected his request to declare a state of emergency to fight the coronavirus epidemic.

Malaysia's king rejects PM Muhyiddin's request for emergency rule

Malaysia's king rejects PM Muhyiddin's request for emergency rule

Malaysia's King Al-Sultan Abdullah rejected on Sunday a proposal by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin for him to declare a state of emergency in response to the coronavirus crisis, saying that he did not see the need.