Malaysian economy could potentially shrink for the first time since 2009.
Indonesia and Malaysia are tracking citizens who attended the Tablighi Jamaat event in mid March in New Delhi.
Countries in South, Southeast Asia have received big shipments of medical supplies donated by Beijing.
Bangladesh garment factories close while the Indonesian president calls on the G20 to lead efforts against COVID-19.
Manufacturers negotiating with government for exemptions to movement restrictions, which had been extended until April 14.
Nations in region pump cash, prepare handouts to help ease COVID-19’s financial shock.
Military will be deployed starting Sunday to help control movement, Malaysian defense chief says.
The Muslim movement began in India about a century ago and spread to Malaysia in the 1960s.
Malaysia and the Philippines each report two new deaths linked to the pandemic.
One of the victims attended a major Muslim gathering at Sri Petaling Mosque last month.
Cases have doubled in most countries, but almost tripled in Malaysia, since Friday.
No-confidence vote in parliament against Muhyiddin Yassin is likely to fail, former leader says.
Conservative Muslim party returns to cabinet after four decades; UMNO, after two years.
Five anti-crime operations since January led to arrests of 723 undocumented migrants, including Filipinos and Indonesians.
Malay-based parties dominate Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s coalition.
Latheefa Koya, head of the Anti-Corruption Commission, was second senior law enforcement official to quit after a new government came to power.
Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta announce new travel restrictions to contain coronavirus.
Susanna Liew, wife of Raymond Koh, appeals to Muhyiddin Yassin to fulfill an earlier promise, after U.S. honors her for courage.
Officials say delay will allow the new leader to name cabinet members before the session.
Central bank cuts interest rate as political turmoil persists with police investigation into Mahathir Mohamad’s daughter.
Muhyiddin Yassin, known as a relatively low-profile politician, is a “very clean person with no controversies,” one analyst says.
Chinese vessels are monitoring and harassing energy exploration efforts by Malaysia, following a stand-off with Vietnam.
Malaysian facilitator tells BenarNews he will soon brief Malaysia’s new prime minister on peace talks.
Activists call for urgent parliamentary sitting to back Muhyiddin Yassin’s claims of majority support.
King would not meet me, says Mahathir, after claiming he had 114 lawmakers backing his bid to remain Malaysia’s leader.
But Mahathir says he will inform the king he has enough parliamentary support to form a government.
Bersatu lawmakers back Muhyiddin Yassin, while Anwar Ibrahim says he’s got enough support to become prime minister.
King’s interviews of MPs failed to establish a candidate with majority support, Mahathir tells press conference.
An analyst says political uncertainty has created an “uncertain and unstable” situation across the nation.
Dismayed that Mahathir may be planning to helm a 'unity' government, some groups call for new elections.