Okayama, Malaysia form link to push Muslim-friendly tourism

Nov 17, 2016

Okayama, Malaysia form link to push Muslim-friendly tourism

Three municipalities in Okayama Prefecture have launched a joint project to promote Muslim-friendly tourism in the region, initially targeting travelers from Malaysia with the help of a local travel agency. A memorandum of understanding on the “Okayama-Style Health Tourism Project” was signed Tuesday in ...

Malaysia signs 'landmark' deal to buy China warships

Nov 2, 2016

Malaysia signs 'landmark' deal to buy China warships

Malaysia will buy four combat vessels from China in a “landmark” defense deal, Prime Minister Najib Razak said, signaling a potential strategic shift away from the United States. The agreement marked the first time Kuala Lumpur had purchased warships from Beijing and came only ...

Oct 24, 2016

Unofficial U.S.-North Korea talks held in Malaysia

A group of former U.S. diplomats held closed-door talks at the weekend with senior Pyongyang officials, even as international efforts gather pace to further isolate North Korea, diplomatically and economically. The two-day meeting in Kuala Lumpur, which was confirmed by the South Korean and ...

Case dismissed for Australians who stripped at Malaysian car race

Oct 6, 2016

Case dismissed for Australians who stripped at Malaysian car race

A Malaysian court on Thursday dismissed a case against nine Australians arrested for stripping down to their swim wear at last Sunday’s Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix. Photos and videos of the men drinking beer from their shoes while wearing swimming trunks printed with ...