Najib Razak was found guilty on Tuesday in a corruption trial over the looting of the 1MDB investment fund.
Shipments of unwanted rubbish have been rerouted since China banned the import of plastic waste in 2018, but Malaysia and others are fighting back.
On New Year’s Eve, Putrajaya Square will be lit up with live and digital firework displays.
Indonesia and neighbouring countries in Southeast Asia are regularly hit by smoky haze from slash-and-burn clearances of forests for timber and palm oil plantations.
The biggest supermarket in Malaysia stops selling anti-palm products following a national offensive to preserve the country’s key export.
The post-mortem has so far found no evidence of kidnapping or sexual assault, Malaysian police said on Thursday.
A festive red hibiscus, a wild green fern, and a brilliant blue rhinoceros hornbill will be welcoming visitors to Malaysia over the next 18 months - the Visit Truly Asia Malaysia 2020 campaign has now been launched.
César Pelli, known as the architect who designed some of the world's best-known buildings, has died aged 92.
Wearing tails made of plastic fins covered by shimmering fabric, five women glided through a pool at a Malaysian centre that teaches people how to swim like mermaids.
Under the Radar: the eco guide to Langkawi
Jailed Malaysian leader Anwar Ibrahim was granted a full pardon on Wednesday and walked free out of a hospital in Kuala Lumpur where he has been undergoing treatment.
A 92-year-old politician is returning to run Malaysia.
Malaysia has received proposals from three companies offering to continue the search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370, which has been missing since 2014.
Official figures suggest more than 18,000 Muslims have fled the worst violence to grip northwest Myanmar in at least five years.