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32 offences may no longer warrant the death penalty in Malaysia – including murder, kidnapping, and making nuclear weapons
Instead of the death penalty, those convicted of offences including gun use, drug trafficking, and the creation of weapons of mass destruction will receive sentences of at least 30 years' jail.
Goldman Sachs then CEO Blankfein attended meeting at center of $6.5 billion Malaysian wealth fund scandal
Then Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein was present at a meeting in 2009 to help establish ties with Malaysian officials before the $6.5 billion 1MDB Malaysian sovereign wealth fund, now the subject of a global corruption probe, was set up.
Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad returned home with a slew of potential bilateral deals following three days in Japan.
Chinese nationals own half of all homes bought over the past decade under Malaysia’s foreign residency scheme
Chinese citizens owned 37 per cent of all approved purchases, followed by British citizens (8 per cent) and Bangladeshi citizens (5.6 per cent).
Plastic recycling industry is estimated to earn Malaysia 3.5 billion ringgit this year.
The ships together carry around a million cubic metres of LNG, worth more than US$200 million at current spot market prices.
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 freed 11 ethnic Uighur Muslims who fled to the Southeast Asian nation after a Thai jailbreak last year.
Malaysia stood up to China’s demands to hand over its persecuted Muslim prisoners, and Beijing is furious
Malaysia this week ignored China's requests to deport 11 members of the Muslim ethnic minority to China. The southeast Asian country sent them to Turkey instead. Beijing on Friday said "we resolutely oppose" that decision.
The move is likely to strain ties with China.