Turmoil In Malaysia As Prime Minister Resigns

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad resigned Monday in a move analysts said appeared to be an effort to form a new coalition and block the succession of leader-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim. The shock move followed weekend political drama that saw an attempt by Anwar’s rivals within his own “Pact of Hope” coalition — which stormed to... Continue Reading →

Malaysia’s Former First Lady Goes On Trial For Corruption

Malaysia’s former first lady, who allegedly bankrolled a luxurious lifestyle with kickbacks and stolen public money, went on trial Wednesday for corruption for the first time since her husband lost power. Rosmah Mansor, notorious for making overseas shopping trips and owning vast collections of handbags and jewellery, became a lightning rod for public anger as... Continue Reading →

Protest As Nigerian PhD Student Dies in Detention After He Was Wrongfully Arrested In Malaysia (VID)

Nigerians came out massively to protest at the embassy in Malaysia after a wrongfully arrested PhD student, Thomas Orhionsefe Ewansiha died in immigration detention camp.

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