US returns US$300m of 1MDB funds to Malaysia

WASHINGTON: The US Justice Department announced on Tuesday (Apr 14) it had sent US$300 million in funds stolen in the 1MDB corruption scandal to the Malaysia government that had been laundered through the global financial system. Combined with other funds handed over...

COVID-19: Malaysia reports 170 new cases, almost 50% recovery rate

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia reported 220 more COVID-19 recoveries on Tuesday (Apr 14) bringing the total number of recoveries to 2,478, almost 50 per cent of the total positive cases. Ministry of Health director-general Noor Hisham Abdullah in a press conference said all...

COVID-19: Malaysia reports 184 new cases, death toll rises by 3

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian health authorities reported 184 additional confirmed cases of the new coronavirus on Saturday (Apr 11), raising the cumulative tally to 4,530, the highest number for any country in Southeast Asia. The latest data includes three new deaths,...

Malaysia reports 118 new COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia on Friday (Apr 10) reported 118 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the national tally to 4,346.  Three additional deaths were also reported, taking the national toll to 70.  Advertisement Advertisement The three fatalities were all elderly patients...