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Israel keen to establish ties with SE Asia's Muslim nations - envoy

Jun 17 2021

KUALA LUMPUR Israel is willing to work towards establishing ties with Southeast Asia's Muslim majority nations, its ambassador to Singapore said on Thursday, despite their condemnation in May of Israeli air strikes on Gaza.

Malaysia's reef sharks stricken with mystery skin disease

Jun 14 2021

KUALA LUMPUR Marine biologists are investigating a mystery skin disease afflicting whitetip reef sharks in Malaysia, with some early reports suggesting rising sea temperatures could be to blame. | Video

Malaysia king meets politicians as discontent rumbles over virus crisis

Jun 09 2021

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's king started a series of meetings with leaders of political parties on Wednesday, amid public discontent over the government's handling of a coronavirus crisis that has forced the nation into a third lockdown.

Malaysia, Taiwan say deliveries of Thai-made AstraZeneca vaccines delayed

Jun 09 2021

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia and Taiwan are expecting deliveries of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines manufactured in Thailand to be delayed, officials said this week, the latest countries to report a holdup with orders from the Thai plant.

Malaysia to summon Chinese envoy over 'suspicious' air force activity

Jun 02 2021

KUALA LUMPUR The foreign ministry of Malaysia on Tuesday said it would summon China's envoy to explain an "intrusion" by 16 air force planes into its airspace, after the Southeast Asian country's military detected "suspicious" activity over the South China Sea.

Malaysia mulls shutdown of richest state amid COVID-19 surge

May 17 2021

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's health ministry on Monday said it may push for a total lockdown of the country's most industrialised state if current coronavirus curbs are unable to rein in a spike in new cases.

UPDATE 2-Malaysia seen on road to recovery as economic slump eases

May 11 2021

* Full-year GDP remains within projected 6%-7.5% - c.bank gov

Malaysia sues Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan, Coutts over 1MDB

May 10 2021

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) -Malaysia's now-defunct 1MDB state fund is suing units of Deutsche Bank, J.P. Morgan and Coutts & Co to recover billions in alleged losses from a corruption scandal at the fund, court documents seen by Reuters showed.

UPDATE 2-Malaysia's c.bank keeps key rate steady as virus cases surge

May 06 2021

KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 Malaysia's central bank left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at a record low on Thursday as the country pushes ahead with a COVID-19 vaccination drive amid a resurgence in infections that poses risks to its economic recovery.

Malaysia's c.bank seen holding key rate amid spike in COVID-19 cases

May 04 2021

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