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Feb 25, 2021 07:04 AM

US, rights groups criticise Malaysia for deportations to Myanmar

[KUALA LUMPUR] The United States on Wednesday led criticism of Malaysia for deporing more than 1,000 Myanmar...

Feb 25, 2021 05:50 AM

Malaysia launches vaccination drive as PM gets first shot

MALAYSIA on Wednesday launched its Covid-19 inoculation programme, which authorities hope will rein in a spike in...

Feb 24, 2021 01:54 PM

Centrally-planned 5G network raises risks for Malaysia's telecoms industry: Fitch Solutions

MALAYSIA'S decision to award 5G spectrum and infrastructure buildout rights to a government-owned entity is likely...

Feb 24, 2021 05:50 AM

Penang's reclamation plan divides residents

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THE island of Penang on the north-west coast of Malaysia is known for its sandy beaches, the colourful wall murals...

Feb 23, 2021 09:26 PM

Defying court order, Malaysia deports over 1,000 Myanmar nationals

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia sent over 1,000 Myanmar nationals back to their strife-torn homeland on Tuesday despite a...

Feb 23, 2021 05:38 PM

Malaysian court halts Myanmar deportation after outcry

[LUMUT, Malaysia] A Malaysian court Tuesday ordered a temporary halt to a controversial plan to deport 1,200 Myanmar...

Feb 23, 2021 05:50 AM

PE firm Navis mulling sale of Malaysian supermarket owner

ASIAN buyout firm Navis Capital Partners is exploring a sale of premium supermarket chains in Malaysia, which could...

Feb 22, 2021 09:53 PM

Malaysia to build 5G network itself to speed up service launch

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia will build 5G infrastructure itself instead of relying on private telecom carriers as it...

Feb 22, 2021 03:07 PM

Covid-19 delays to recovery in major Asean markets could mean larger permanent loss: S&P

CONTINUED Covid-19 disruptions could delay recovery in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand, possibly...

Feb 22, 2021 11:39 AM

PE firm Navis mulling sale of Malaysian supermarket owner

[KUALA LUMPUR] Asian buyout firm Navis Capital Partners is exploring a sale of premium supermarket chains in...

Feb 20, 2021 01:30 PM

Malaysia's Petronas sees lower oil prices over long term

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia's national oil company Petroliam Nasional (Petronas) expects oil prices to be lower in the...