Fire at Malaysian religious school kills 24

Sep 14, 2017

Fire at Malaysian religious school kills 24

Twenty-four people, mostly teenage boys, were killed Thursday when a blaze tore through a Malaysian religious school, in what officials said was one of the country's worst fire disasters for years. The blaze broke out before dawn in the "tahfiz" — an Islamic religious school ...

Aug 30, 2017

Japan consortium pioneers electric bus system in Malaysia

An experimental electric bus system has been introduced in Malaysia's administrative capital to reduce carbon emissions, in a demonstration project sponsored by a Japanese consortium of public and private partners. The system uses a fleet of eight buses capable of running for 30 kilometers on ...

Scandal-hit Malaysian leader Najib to visit White House

/ Aug 24, 2017

Scandal-hit Malaysian leader Najib to visit White House

U.S. President Donald Trump has invited Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak to Washington, officials said Thursday, despite a Justice Department investigation into a major corruption scandal that has ensnared the leader. A White House statement said that Trump will welcome Najib to Washington on Sept. ...

Malaysian princess marries Dutchman in lavish ceremony

Aug 14, 2017

Malaysian princess marries Dutchman in lavish ceremony

The daughter of one of Malaysia's most powerful sultans married her Dutch fiance Monday in a ceremony steeped in centuries of tradition during a day of lavish celebrations. Princess Tunku Tun Aminah Sultan Ibrahim, 31, the only daughter of the Sultan of Johor, tied the ...