The country’s main opposition alliance loses control of the state to a coalition aligned with PM Muhyiddin Yassin.
The prime minister simultaneously faces a sudden and direct challenge from opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim.
But Muhyiddin Yassin says he is still the legitimate prime minister and his government stands strong.
Officials from the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia urged that vaccines and effective treatments for the virus be made available to all.
Indonesia’s consulate in Penang says it is not pleased by the decision.
The United States accuses Mun Chol Myung of laundering money and violating U.N. sanctions on Pyongyang.
The pair conspired with Chinese hackers to steal from foreign gaming companies, DOJ alleges.
The 2019 probe was conducted amid allegations of a cover-up; its results have never been released.
Like the previous administration, Muhyiddin Yassin’s government will allow the refugees safe passage to a third country.
Kuala Lumpur and Manila have both sent rare diplomatic notes on the issue to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.
The new government replaced a bill introduced by its predecessor with one that lacks teeth, critics say.
Chinese survey vessels searching for energy reserves have appeared with greater frequency in Vietnamese waters in recent months.
Pejuang, the new party of opposition leader Mahathir Mohamad, is obliterated in its first contest.
Muafakat Nasional alliance brings prime minister’s Bersatu together with two other Malay-based parties.
“We don’t want militant suspects to come over here to make Sabah their safe haven,” Sabah’s police chief says.
Md Rayhan Kabir was detained for weeks after speaking up about the plight of migrants in Malaysia.
Maritime Enforcement Agency chief says officers defended themselves after their ship was rammed, attacked off Kelantan.
Another 15,000 remain in custody, including many detained over COVID-19 concerns.
Company announces a “remediation” package of 53 million ringgit ($12.6 million) as it works with U.S. agency to lift ban.
Rayhan Kabir is slated for deportation after highlighting the plight of migrants in Malaysia.
Lim Guan Eng pleads not guilty, says government is out to smear his image as an opposition leader.
But it’s unclear whether Malaysia discussed the South China Sea disputes with China, as promised.
Lim Guan Eng is to appear in court on Friday, Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission says.
Police also raided offices of two local television stations as part of same investigation.
Party leaders, who held power for decades, expect the prime minster to align with their new coalition.
Malaysia, meanwhile, reiterated that it did not accept Beijing’s stance on the disputed waters.
Meanwhile, nation’s police chief reveals that fugitive financier Jho Low is in Macau.
Singapore is seeking a predictable environment where “we can make a living and live our lives,” Lee says.
Najib Razak gets 12 years in prison and a hefty fine for abuse of power, criminal breach of trust and money laundering.
Coast-guard officials say local fishermen worked with a human smuggling ring by transporting the group from a “mother boat.”