Malaysia Sees Far-Right Islamists Rise as Election Ends in Hung Parliament
“People knew that Malaysia was heading towards a more conservative political outlook, but everybody was shocked.”
Chemsex Is on the Rise in Asia Despite Harsh Drug Laws and Massive Stigma
Asia's chemsex scene is growing fast, a new report finds, with more than 1 in 10 gay men in Hong Kong and Malaysia going to meth-fuelled parties in the last 6 months.
97-Year-Old Ex-Prime Minister Declares He Is Running for Office Again
If re-elected as a Member of Parliament, Malaysian politician Mahathir Mohamad would be 102 years old were he to see his term through.
Stalking Is Finally Set to Be a Crime in Malaysia
“It seems like something that we should have had a long time ago,” one activist told VICE World News.
Fugitive in US Navy’s Largest Corruption Case Arrested While Trying to Get to Russia
Having fleeced the U.S. Navy of $35 million through years of bribery, “Fat Leonard” escaped house arrest before being caught in a Venezuelan airport.
Man Behind US Navy’s Largest Corruption Case Hires a U-Haul, Cuts Ankle Tag, and Flees
“Fat Leonard” bribed officers with sex parties and fancy feasts in exchange for classified information and defence contracts. Now, weeks from sentencing, he’s vanished.
‘I Am a Victim’ Cries Ex-First Lady, Famous for Luxury Bags, as She’s Convicted of Corruption
When police raided Rosmah Mansor's house, they found several hundred boxes of Birkin bags worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Former Prime Minister in Prison for the World’s ‘Largest Kleptocracy Case’
Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak went straight to prison after the Federal Court affirmed him guilty of embezzling $10 million.
Rhino Horns, Tiger Teeth and 6 Tonnes of Ivory Seized in $18M Record Bust
The historic seizure, which came from Africa via Abu Dhabi, reaffirms Malaysia's status as a major regional wildlife trafficking hub.
Child Refugees Killed on Highway After Hundreds Flee Immigration Detention Centre
Human rights groups say their detention was illegal, and are demanding clarity on why the refugees were held there in the first place.
Stuck on Opposite Sides of a Border, Families Separated by COVID Reunite After 2 Years
As restrictions eased between Malaysia and Singapore, jubilant scenes at the border showed people racing to reunite with their families.
Russia Is Being Sued for the Downing of Flight MH17 That Killed 298 People
Malaysia has backed an Australian and Dutch lawsuit that seeks to hold Russia accountable for the 2014 downing of the passenger jet.