Scooping waste from a Malaysian river to stop it reaching the sea, a solar-powered barge named the “Interceptor” is the latest weapon in a global battle to rid the world’s waters of plastic.
Strike-hit Paris welcomed the New Year with a huge fireworks display while London’s Big Ben rang out after a long restoration, as crisis clouded celebrations elsewhere at the end of a year of upheaval around the world.
Malaysia’s extraordinary 1MDB corruption scandal allegedly saw top officials loot billions from a state fund and go on a worldwide spending spree — buying up super-yachts, paintings by Van Gogh and Monet, and financing a Hollywood blockbuster.
Ice cream has had a long and fulfilling journey in Asia from its origin story to its present-day impact, surpassing nations in the West.
Malaysian officials on Monday slammed a tattoo exhibition held in the country as “porn” unsuitable for a Muslim-majority country, after images of half-naked men and women went viral.
Britain has agreed to take back 42 containers of plastic waste illegally exported to Malaysia, officials said Monday, as several Asian nations push back against becoming the world’s trash dump.
Around 25 films have been selected by the 5th annual Asian World Film Festival to qualify for the Best International Film competition at the Golden Globes and the Academy Awards. Get to know some of these films below.
A Malaysian man who killed a pregnant cat by putting it into a laundrette dryer has been sentenced to 34 months in jail, official media reported, in a case that sparked outrage.
Since 2013, an estimated 425 Malaysian drug mules are detained globally in 19 different countries. Singapore has the largest chunk of arrests, with 175 Malaysian drug mules arrested since 2013. Next in the list is Thailand with 49, Australia with 34, and 21 for Japan.
What is the fate of e-cigarettes in the bulwark of Asia, where countries are planning for blanket bans?
Everyone loves chocolate. Regardless of cultural affiliation, country of origin, age, or gender you belong, it would be hard to resist the urge to gobble down this so-called food of the gods, especially when you begin to smell that distinctly warm and richly sweet aroma.
Malaysia has banned the hit Jennifer Lopez movie “Hustlers”, authorities said Friday, criticising the film about strippers as packed with “obscene content” not suitable for cinema-goers in the conservative country.
Malaysian radio station BFM 89.9 and advertising agency Fisherman teamed up for #BersatuForMakan, a call to unite for shared love of food, to celebrate National Day and Malaysia Day
Southeast Asia alone has 650 million unbanked individuals. Despite improving connectivity, many countries in Asia still show large percentages of the ‘unbanked,’ or people who simply do not have ownership or access to traditional bank accounts.
Malaysia issues a ban on the export of sea sand to Singapore, a move which, according to experts, could upset the island-state’s extensive expansion plans.