KUALA LUMPUR A fire was brought under control early on Friday after an explosion at a Malaysian oil refinery being developed by state oil firm Petronas, which was testing its facilities ahead of planned commercial operations later this year.
KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia will inject 6.23 billion ringgit ($1.52 billion) of financial aid into state-owned palm oil plantation agency Felda, after a government inquiry found poor management had sent the company's losses and debt soaring over the past decade.
KUALA LUMPUR Ten years to the day after he was first sworn in as Malaysia's prime minister, Najib Razak stood trial on Wednesday for corruption charges linked to a multibillion-dollar scandal that brought down his government. | Video
LANGKAWI, Malaysia, March 28 The European Union
risks opening up a trade war with Malaysia over its "grossly
unfair" policies aimed at reducing the use of palm oil, Prime
Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Thursday.
LANGKAWI The European Union risks opening up a trade war with Malaysia over its "grossly unfair" policies aimed at reducing the use of palm oil, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Thursday.
* Mahathir gives no date for handover to Anwar
(Updates with comment on no date for stepping down)
* Exports will help prop up economy moving forward - c.bank
KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's economy probably grew faster in the fourth quarter with exports and private consumption helping to snap four quarters of slowing growth, a Reuters poll showed.
KUALA LUMPUR China offered to nearly halve the cost of a $20-billion rail project to save the centerpiece of its infrastructure push in Southeast Asia, two sources said on Thursday, but contradictory remarks by Malaysian ministers leave the outcome uncertain.
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 23 Malaysia will consider laws
to restrict imports of French products if Paris does not
withdraw plans to curb the use of palm oil in biofuels, Prime
Minister Mahathir Mohamad said in a letter to French President