Malaysia's parents pay the price for Shariah law

Nov 11, 2014

Malaysia's parents pay the price for Shariah law

It was the last round of a recurring argument: M. Indira Gandhi’s husband wanted her to convert to Islam. A committed Hindu, she refused. He threatened divorce. Both started shouting. Neighbors came looking. Suddenly, he snatched their 11-month-old daughter from the arms of an ...

Oct 10, 2014

Asia's innovation challenge

by Edward Jung

The West should pay attention to Asia's experiments with creative ways to finance innovation, such as China's intellectual property exchanges and Malaysia's intellectual-property loan programs.

Next phase of underwater MH370 search begins

Oct 6, 2014

Next phase of underwater MH370 search begins

The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 entered a new phase Monday as the underwater search for the aircraft resumed, officials said. Until now, experts had been concentrating on mapping the seabed in the southern Indian Ocean search zone where the plane carrying ...

Oct 4, 2014

Malaysia discovers 155 Uighurs crammed into two apartments

Malaysian authorities have detained 155 Uighurs, more than half of them children, who were found crammed into two apartments in Kuala Lumpur, immigration officials said. The Uighurs, a Muslim people from China’s far-western region of Xinjiang, were discovered when officers from Malaysia’s Immigration Department ...

With huge area mapped, hunt for Flight MH370 to resume

Oct 4, 2014

With huge area mapped, hunt for Flight MH370 to resume

After a four-month hiatus, the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is about to resume in a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean, with searchers lowering new equipment deep beneath the waves in a bid to finally solve one of the world’s most perplexing ...

Sep 13, 2014

JR East to promote Shinkansen for Malaysia-Singapore route

East Japan Railway Co. will tout its Shinkansen system in Kuala Lumpur to help win an order for a high-speed railway project that will link Malaysia and Singapore, informed sources have disclosed. The JR East group is expected to run Shinkansen posters as early ...