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KL permits Oktoberfest while debate over beer fests in Malaysia continues

The annual festival – which originates from Germany – is under fire from religious leaders for its beer-drinking tradition. The consumption of alcohol is illegal under Muslim law.

Malaysia’s PM Mahathir Mohamad unhappy with high-rise buildings and lack of pedestrians in Putrajaya

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's complaints about Putrajaya include the number of high rise buildings and the culture of residents driving instead of walking.

Malaysia’s Anwar wins by-election, steps closer to premiership

Anwar Ibrahim won the coastal parliamentary seat of Port Dickson seat by a majority of over 23,500 votes, despite a low voter turnout on polling day.

Chinese investment in Malaysia: don’t judge it by controversies with Mahathir

Don't just focus on the US$23 billion worth of projects opposed by Mahathir

Back to old habits, Malaysia’s Mahathir calls Jews ‘hook-nosed’

"They are hook-nosed. Many people called the Malays fat-nosed. We didn't object, we didn't go to war for that."

Mahathir brings up ‘cash is king’ comment again, adds that Najib is nothing like his father

"When we don’t have money, then we resort to stealing it,” Mahathir said.

Johor’s Crown Prince called someone ‘delusional or obsessed’ – and people are convinced it’s the Youth and Sports Minist...

Saddiq had earlier written a tribute to Mahathir, calling the Prime Minister a “master of his own work”.

Mahathir says he’s lost faith in Aung San Suu Kyi and is withdrawing Malaysia’s support

Suu Kyi’s silence on the Rohingya issue has incited international anger, given her own experiences of repression and her status as a humanitarian icon.

Mahathir Mohamad urges review of death penalty for man who sold medicinal cannabis – here’s why

Muhammad Lukman Mohamad, a 29-year-old father of one, was convicted of trafficking in cannabis, a crime punishable by death in Malaysia.