Jun 10, 2016

Duskin to buy Malaysian doughnut chain Big Apple

Duskin Co., operator of the U.S.-founded Mister Donut chain, said Thursday it will acquire Malaysian doughnut chain Big Apple Worldwide Holdings Sdn. Bhd. in December to expand its business in Southeast Asia. Duskin said it will buy a 90 percent stake in BAWH, which ...

May 25, 2016

Toyota to build new plant in Malaysia

Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday it will build a new plant in Malaysia to meet the future domestic vehicle demand expected to increase in line with the country’s economic growth. Toyota plans to start operations at the new plant in early 2019, with its ...

May 16, 2016

Malaysia activist outraged at being barred from leaving country

Malaysia’s government faced fresh allegations of trampling on rights Monday after the leader of a massive demonstration last year calling for the premier’s ouster over a graft scandal said she was prevented from going abroad to accept an award. Maria Chin Abdullah, who heads ...

May 12, 2016

Two more pieces of debris 'almost certainly' from Flight 370

Malaysia’s government said Thursday that two more pieces of debris, discovered in South Africa and Rodrigues Island off Mauritius, were “almost certainly” from Flight 370, bringing the total number of pieces believed to have come from the missing Malaysian jet to five. The aircraft ...

May 4, 2016

Malaysia to dissolve 1MDB advisory board, take over assets

Malaysia’s finance ministry said Wednesday it would dissolve the board of advisers at 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) and take over its remaining assets, in an apparent move to scale down a state fund whose scandals have rocked the government. Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) ...