The businessman accused of orchestrating the 1MDB scandal secured asylum from an unnamed country. The move complicates efforts to bring him to justice.
As India and Malaysia attempt to settle a dispute over palm oil, the bout shows how quickly nationalists are willing to threaten international norms, from accountability for human rights abuses to trade relations.
Come 2020, most of ASEAN’s citizens could find themselves paying more for digital services. Indonesia is the latest ASEAN nation to draft new tax legislation on online products and services.
Asia is the world’s fastest-growing market for chocolate products. Declining cocoa bean supply from ASEAN’s top producers have prompted processors to look elsewhere to meet the demand.
Malaysia’s civil service has long come under fire for being bloated, inefficient and self-serving. Now it stands accused of preventing attempts at reform.
Mahathir has quietly resurrected his PPSMI policy which required English to be used as the medium of instruction for maths and science. Some policies are better left dead.
Work can resume on the East Coast Rail Project now Malaysia has renegotiated terms with China. What does it mean for Malaysia, China and its Belt and Road Initiative?
Since November 2018, The Philippines’ Department of Agriculture (DA) has highlighted excessive palm oil import volume. When it threatened to issue a temporary ban, Malaysia and Indonesia finally responded.
Almost a year after its arrival in Malaysia, WeChat Pay MY is forging new local partnerships to drive future growth. For Tencent, the Chinese owners of the app, there is far more than the Malaysian e-wallet market at stake.
Malaysia’s economy has moved on from 2009. But is there a fresh cause for concern?