Myanmar’s military leaders barred ASEAN special envoy Erywan Yusof from meeting deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi, prompting some bloc members to threaten to block junta chief Min Aung Hlaing from a summit.
Najib’s graft-tainted party, the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), clinched the premiership last month after it was ousted from power three years ago over a multi-billion dollar scandal.
Kuala Lumpur High Court recognises unconstitutional nature of gender discrimination in Malaysia's nationality law and hardships faced by transnational families.
The presence of familiar figures in the cabinet line-up raises doubts on whether the new government is up to the task of tackling challenges such as the Covid-19 pandemic.
Ismail Sabri Yaakob was the deputy prime minister under the government of Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, who resigned last week after less than 18 months in office as infighting in his coalition cost him majority support.
Malaysia’s king has picked as the new prime minister the deputy of Muhyiddin Yassin, who stepped down this week after losing his parliamentary majority.
Ismail Sabri's United Malays National Organisation was booted out of power after facing a storm of corruption cases, notably the 1MDB scandal.
Muhyiddin Yassin resigned as prime minister on Monday after less than 18 months in office amid infighting in his alliance and mounting public anger over what was widely perceived as his government’s poor handling of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Malaysia’s king called for an end to political bickering at a meeting Tuesday with party leaders as he began the process of selecting a new prime minister amid a worsening coronavirus outbreak.
Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin resigned less than 18 months into his tenure, becoming the country's shortest-ruling leader after conceding that he lost majority support to govern.
Though the media and BJP government vilified members of the Tablighi Jamaat movement as Covid-19 super spreaders, Indian courts observed they were used as 'scapegoats'.
More than 1,000 crypto-mining machines have been seized as police accuse miners of stealing $2 million worth of electricity to power the energy-hungry computers.
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