Kuala Lumpur

Mahathir targets Najib's exit as election looms

KUALA LUMPUR -- Prime Minister Najib Razak may dissolve Malaysia's parliament as early as this month for an election expected by mid-2018 that would …

Malaysia

Five Destinations Where You Can Stay In Luxury For Less Than $100 Per Night...

If you’re not using points to stay for free– or nabbing incredible Airbnb’s, staying in hotels as ritzy as possible, for as little as possible- is …

Asia Travel

PM Najib unveils concept designs for KL-Singapore High-Speed Rail stations

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday (Oct 17) unveiled the concept designs for the seven new stations along the Kuala …

Malaysia

New offers to search for missing MH370

File: Artemis autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) being hoisted back on board. US-based seabed exploration firm Ocean Infinity, Dutch firm Fugro …

News (South Africa)

Red Ideas to raise RM7 mil via Bursa's Leap Market by end-October

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 17): Mobile community security communication software developer Red Ideas Holdings Bhd aims to raise some RM7 million through Bursa …

Bursa Malaysia

KL safer than Beijing, Shanghai but Tokyo tops list of safest cities

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 16 — Kuala Lumpur has been ranked as a safer place to live in compared to other major cities like Beijing and Shanghai, according …

Cities

Hyatt Reports Another Payment Card Breach Affecting 41 Hotels In 11 Countries

For the second time in two years, global hotel operator Hyatt has been hit by a far-reaching breach of its payment card system. The latest attack …

Identity Theft

VEGOILS-Palm oil prices fall back on weak demand, profit-taking

* Palm sees first fall in five sessions<p>* Market charts sharpest daily fall in a week<p>* Market fundamentals remain weak - Trader (Updates with closing …

Oil

Malaysian teacher Mahmud Ahmad seen as new 'emir' of pro-ISIS militants in South-east Asia

KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - The battlefield deaths of two leaders of an ISIS alliance in the southern Philippines could thrust a Malaysian who trained …

Islamic State (ISIS)

22 Cities Where Prices Fall During Autumn

With kids back in school and most people’s work schedules back in full swing, fall can often be a great time to snag travel discounts.<p>The combination …

United Arab Emirates

10 Examples Of Experiencing Local Culture Thought Sport

Do you love to experience local culture when travelling?<p><b>Yes?</b> This post is for you.<p><b>No?</b> Enjoy your all-inclusive resort.<p>Attending sports events as you …

Lebron James

Search for missing flight MH370 to be resumed

Malaysia will reportedly announce as early as this week it will resume the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370.<p>The West Australian …

Malaysia Airlines

Vehicle sales down nearly 21% in September vs August

KUALA LUMPUR: Vehicle sales in Malaysia fell 20.8% in September to 40,981 units from August due to the shorter working month and more stringent hire …

Malaysia

Pat Perez wins CIMB Classic for first victory in nearly a year

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — American Pat Perez won the PGA Tour's CIMB Classic, claiming a four-shot victory over compatriot Keegan Bradley on …

Golf

Former friend Malaysia halts all imports from North Korea, data shows

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia, which until recently had been one of Pyongyang's closest friends, has halted all imports from North Korea, as part …

North Korea

Matsuyama stumbles to fifth in season opener in Kuala Lumpur

Hideki Matsuyama gave himself a damning report card on Sunday as he slumped to a fifth-place finish in the PGA Tour’s season-opening CIMB …

Golf

Xander Schauffele ready to build on outstanding rookie campaign

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - OCTOBER 13: Xander Schauffele of the United States in action during round two of the 2017 CIMB Classic at TPC Kuala Lumpur …

Sports

Thousands rally in Malaysia to oust premier Najib

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Thousands of protesters gathered at an unsanctioned rally on Saturday to demand action against Prime Minister Najib Razak over the mismanagement of billions of dollars by a state fund.<p>Malaysia’s opposition are counting on the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal to …

Malaysia

Free 3 Night Stay With Club Access at the Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

My favorite place to stay in Kuala Lumpur is the Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur. I first stayed there after it opened in 2012.<p>I’ve been back, and it’s only …

Hotels

Half-Truths And Propaganda Cannot Hide Penang's Problems, Gerakan Tells DAP

Details<p>GEORGE TOWN: Serdang lawmaker Dr Ong Kian Ming’s attempt to white-wash Penang's economic performance under DAP with half-truths and selective …

Malaysia

Pat Perez extends lead with 8-under 64 in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Pat Perez turned in an 8-under 64 at the third round of the PGA Tour's CIMB Classic to open up a four-shot lead over closest rival Xander Schauffele.<p>The American, who led by a single stroke coming into Saturday, turned on the style on the back nine with six birdies, …

Sports

Pimple Popping Cake Doesn’t Understand Concept of Being “Appetizing”

Cake is about as unassailable a food item as you can find. Everyone might not like every kind of cake, but there’s some form of it out there for …

Food

Kluang MP: Johor’s so-called prosperity not trickling down

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14 — Citizens in Johor are still suffering from economic hardship despite claims of prosperity in the state by Mentri Besar Datuk …

Malaysia

Can Southeast Asia save Brexit?

Malaysia is a land of driving on the left, three-point British-style plugs and an elite with plummy English accents who can discourse knowledgeably …

Brexit

Four other suspects in killing of North Korean Kim Jong Nam named in court

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Four suspects charged with two women accused of killing the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader were identified for the first time in a Malaysian court on Thursday.<p>Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Vietnamese national Doan Thi Huong were charged in March along with four …

North Korea

Cameron Smith leads the way at PGA Tour event in Kuala Lumpur after opening 64

Australian Cameron Smith's blemish-free eight-under-par 64 catapulted him to the top of the leaderboard after the opening round of the CIMB Classic …

Sport (UK)

Philippines to conduct air patrols with Malaysia, Indonesia

Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines will begin coordinated air patrols off the strife-torn southern Philippines next month to combat the growing …

Philippines

Malaysia diving coach accused of raping Olympic hopeful

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian national diving coach will go on trial for allegedly raping a diver who was training for the next Olympics, a lawyer for …

Olympics

Homes just aren’t that affordable, says Bank Negara

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara has a response to those saying it needs to do more to spur home loans: houses simply aren’t affordable.<p>The central bank has …

Housing

World War II bomb explodes at Malaysia MRT construction site, killing 1 worker

KUALA LUMPUR: An explosion at a construction site of a Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on Tuesday (Oct 10) killed one worker and injured two others. …

Malaysia