Masks that helped save lives during the coronavirus pandemic are proving a deadly hazard for wildlife, with birds and marine creatures ensnared in the staggering number of discarded facial coverings littering animal habitats.
A French-Irish teenager with learning difficulties died by misadventure after disappearing in the Malaysian jungle on a family holiday and no one else was involved, a coroner ruled Monday.
Whether in Paris, Kuala Lumpur or California, gig economy workers fear they can no longer survive on meager earnings from jobs that leave them increasingly vulnerable.
Auto rickshaws slip easily past barbed-wire checkpoints at the world’s biggest refugee camp, their drivers among the smallest players in a complex human trafficking network involving high-seas extortion gangs, corrupt police and drug lords.
In a backroom workshop in Malaysia, goldsmiths with blowtorches and chisels sit at wooden desks as they melt and mould the precious metal into glittery jewellery.
A Malaysian family have cooked up a tasty solution to their economic woes during the pandemic by opening a backyard pizzeria that has proved a hit in their sleepy village.
A Malaysian company that is the world’s biggest manufacturer of surgical gloves will close over half of its factories after a surge in coronavirus cases among workers, authorities said Monday.
Ordinary South Koreans rushed to pour more than $50 billion into the initial public offering for the management agency of K-pop sensation BTS, sale organizers said after it closed Tuesday.
Asia’s biggest mixed martial arts promotion, One Championship, pledged Tuesday to implement strict bio-safety measures this week for its first major international event following a months-long coronavirus shutdown.
A Malaysian worker pours roasted coffee beans into a pot of bubbling, melted sugar as an ageing machine stirs the ingredients into a sticky black mixture over a crackling wood fire.
Harassed and placed under investigation by religious authorities — activist Maryam Lee is a highly controversial figure in Malaysia.
A 74-year-old Malaysian man’s quest to rid the country’s beaches of washed-up glass led to a collection of thousands of bottles, now displayed in a colourful seaside museum.
When hundreds of Rohingya refugees paid traffickers to escape their squalid camp in Bangladesh, they were promised a new life in Malaysia after just one week at sea.
With no end in sight to the coronavirus pandemic, worldwide demand for surgical gloves — as for other types of personal protective equipment — is booming, leaving manufacturers struggling to keep up.
When a coronavirus lockdown confined Malaysians to their homes, street traders selling durians moved their pungent produce online — and have been enjoying an unexpected spike in demand.