KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's economic growth pace likely slowed in the first quarter, due to tepid consumption and softer global demand as a result of the U.S.-China trade war, a Reuters poll showed.
KUALA LUMPUR A year ago, Malaysian land surveyor Muhammad Nur Aliff had high hopes that a shock election victory by 93-year-old Mahathir Mohamad could be the catalyst for reform and revival in a country hobbled by sky-high public debt and corruption.
KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday vowed to boost the economy under a model of "shared prosperity" in a bid to stem criticism that his government had failed to deliver on promised reforms since taking power a year ago.
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.
* Fire contained within 30 minutes, with two slightly
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)