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  • SC directs PIA to lower Islamabad-GB airfare

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday while hearing a suo motu case on Pakistan International Airlines' (PIA) high airfare to Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), directed the national flag carrier to lower its rates to the tourist destination...

    They noted that PIA had a monopoly over the route and was charging more than a one-way flight from Islamabad to Karachi and were afraid that the fare hike would adversely impact tourism in GB...

  • Two foreign journalists barred from leaving Malaysia

    KUALA LUMPUR: Two Australian journalists were detained briefly and barred from leaving Malaysia after they tried to “aggressively” question Prime Minister Najib Razak about a corruption scandal, police said on Sunday...

    “ABC 4Corners team arrested in Malaysia last night after trying to question PM Najib Razak over corruption scandal,” the programme’s executive producer Sally Neighbour tweeted on Sunday...

  • Bangkok bomb plotter "flew to China", Malaysia lead goes nowhere

    BANGKOK: The suspected mastermind of last month's deadly bomb attack in Thailand left for China from Bangladesh 12 days ago, and efforts in Malaysia to track the man suspected of planting the explosives have been unsuccessful, Thai police said on Friday...

    Thai police said on Friday the investigation had expanded to Malaysia...

  • Precarious limbo awaits Rohingya who make it to Malaysia

    KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is a beacon for ethnic Rohingya fleeing oppression and violence in Myanmar, but countless migrants like Mohammed Ismail are still searching for the promised land years after arriving...

    Ismail is among tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have risked their lives over the years to reach Malaysia, only to find a stateless limbo and a new kind of marginalisation...

  • Verstappen marks birthday with Malaysia GP win

    SEPANG (Malaysia): Red Bull’s Max Verstappen gave himself a perfect 20th birthday present by winning the last Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday, while Lewis Hamilton stretched his Formula One world championship lead to 34 points...

    Sunday’s race was Malaysia’s last...

  • Malaysia bans travel to North Korea, football match postponed

    Malaysia on Thursday banned its citizens from travelling to North Korea as the country faces increasing diplomatic pressure over the latter's weapons programmes...

    The travel ban prompted the region's football governing body to postpone for the third time an Asian Cup qualifier match between Malaysia and North Korea scheduled for Oct 5 in Pyongyang...

  • Pedrosa takes pole in Malaysia MotoGP

    SEPANG: Honda rider Dani Pedrosa grabbed his third pole position of the season at the Malaysia Grand Prix here on Saturday while MotoGP leader Marc Marquez qualified seventh after crashing on his first flying lap...

  • Flying Vettel enjoys perfect start in Malaysia

    SEPANG: Sebastian Vettel enjoyed the perfect start to his Malaysian Grand Prix weekend with the German smashing the all-time Sepang lap record as Ferrari put the pressure on Lewis Hamilton before a track fault brought an early halt to practice on Friday...

    The four-time world champion, who crashed out on the opening lap of the last race in Singapore and fell to 28 points behind his Mercedes rival, clocked one minute 31
  • Dovizioso wins in Malaysia to keep title race alive

    SEPANG: Ducati’s Andrea Dovizioso won a dramatic and damp Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday to keep alive his slim chance of winning his first world championship and ensuring this year’s MotoGP title race will come down to the last round of the year...

    The Italian won his sixth race this season to narrow the gap to championship leader Marc Marquez to 21 points with only the Valencia Grand Prix on November 12 to come
  • Alibaba launches electronic trading hub in Malaysia

    Alibaba launched an electronic trading hub in Malaysia on Friday aimed at helping small- and medium-sized businesses, a first for the Chinese internet giant outside its home country...

    The broader digital free trade zone, spearheaded by a Malaysian government agency, aims to help local firms sell their products more easily globally and to make Malaysia the gateway for products entering Southeast Asia from outside the region...

  • Gold rush seals medals victory for Malaysia at SEA Games

    KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia clinched victory on the Southeast Games medals table on Tuesday as a rush of victories took the home nation to a record total -- and nearly one-third of the tournament’s golds...

    On a bumper penultimate day, with 60 gold medals up for grabs, Malaysia snared 22 to reach 133 for the tournament, putting an unbridgeable distance between them and the chasing pack...

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