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Singapore slammed for ‘cruel’ Zoom death sentence

Zoom has become popular during virus lockdowns worldwide for everything from virtual school classes to business meetings — but Human Rights Watch criticised its use to mete out capital punishment

The global spread of the coronavirus: Where is it?

A virus similar to the SARS pathogen has claimed 81 lives since emerging in a market in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, and...

Malaysia to ship back hundreds of tonnes of plastic waste

Plastic imports to Malaysia have tripled since 2016, to 870 000 tonnes last year, official data showed

Malaysia’s flying car plan jets into controversy

The prototype of the vehicle, which uses local technology, will be unveiled later this year

Sports-loving sultan picked as Malaysian king after shock abdication

Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah was elected as the new king during a special meeting of Malaysia's royalty

New Malaysian king to be picked this month after shock abdication

The king stepped aside on Sunday following intense speculation about his future

Malaysia’s king abdicates in historic first

Sultan Muhammad V's decision marks the first time a king has abdicated in the country since it gained independence from Britain in 1957

Former Malaysian PM Najib arrested over huge graft probe

​Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was arrested by anti-corruption investigators on Tuesday according to a security source

China’s activity on reclaimed reef threatens to raise regional tensions

Beijing has been turning reefs and islets into islands and installing military facilities such as runways and equipment on them

Malaysia PM Razak faces $700m question

Najib Razak has refused to answer questions about vast sums of money paid into his personal bank accounts, in the country's biggest political scandal.

Malaysian opposition leader sentenced to five years for sodomy

While Anwar Ibrahim's conviction has been widely seen as politically motivated, the court said there was "overwhelming evidence" he sodomised an aide.

Ukraine rebels hand over Malaysian plane’s black boxes

Ukrainian territory separatist leader Aleksander Borodai has given the black boxes of the plane that downed in the area to Malaysian authorities.

Crisis meeting called over Malaysia Airlines crash

A special Permanent Council meeting is taking place over the Malaysia Airlines disaster, which has rekindled thoughts of the missing MH370.

Malaysia finally releases MH370 satellite data

Malaysia's government has released the raw satellite data used to track missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in response to pressure from relatives.

Missing Malaysian plane may have strayed south of Phuket

Malaysia's military has traced what could have been the jetliner missing for almost five days to an area south of the Thai holiday island of Phuket.

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Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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