Malaysian police have hit on a novel way to dispose of more than 1,000 bitcoin-mining machines seized in raids -- crushing the devices using a steamroller. Authorities on Borneo island discovered the machines, worth an estimated 5.3 million ringgit ($1.25 million), in crackdowns between February and April, and say they were powered using stolen electricity.
Tea estates in Malaysia's Cameron Highlands are facing a bleak future as coronavirus lockdowns cause labour shortages, decimate the vital tourism industry, and sap demand.
29 Dec 2018
Goldman subsidiaries and two of the bank's former employees were accused of misappropriating $2.7 billion from Malaysian fund 1MDB. The US bank has also been accused of benefiting from $600 million in inflated fees.
14 Sep 2017
A fire at an Islamic boarding school kills at least 25 people, most of them students, in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur.
31 Mar 2017
Nine Malaysians freed by Pyongyang make an emotional return home after Kuala Lumpur sent back the body of the assassinated half-brother of North Korea's leader to end a bitter diplomatic feud.
14 Mar 2017
Malaysians express disappointment after the release of the film "Beauty and the Beast", which was cleared by censors after a "gay moment" was cut, is postponed by major cinema chains due to "unforeseen circumstances".
7 Mar 2017
North Korea stopped Malaysian citizens from leaving the country on Tuesday, and Malaysia responded in a tit-for-tat action, as tensions rise over the murder of the North Korean leader's half brother.
7 Mar 2017
North Korea bars Malaysians from leaving the country, sparking tit-for-tat action by Malaysia, as police investigating the murder of Kim Jong Nam in Kuala Lumpur seek to question up to three men hiding in the North Korean embassy.
4 Mar 2017
Ri Jong Chol, a suspect in the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader, said in Beijing that he was a victim of a conspiracy by Malaysian authorities attempting to damage the honor of North Korea.
1 Mar 2017
Two women are charged with the murder of Kim Jong-Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, after his assassination at a Malaysian airport last month.
24 Feb 2017
Malaysian police say a chemical on a U.N. list of weapons of mass destruction called VX nerve agent was used to kill the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.