Government And Politics

Mahathir's wife urges Malaysian women to be 'queenmakers'

Apr 20, 2018

The wife of former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad is urging women to support the opposition coalition in next month's general election for a better future

Correction: Malaysia-Mahathir Interview story

Apr 19, 2018

Correction: Malaysia-Mahathir Interview story

The Latest: Mahathir says he would halt, review China loans

Apr 18, 2018

Former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says Malaysia will stop borrowing from China and review Chinese investments if his opposition grouping is elected in May 9 polls

Indonesia court rules against seizure of luxury yacht

Apr 18, 2018

A court has ruled against the Indonesian police's seizure of a luxury yacht wanted as part of a U.S. investigation into alleged multibillion-dollar theft and laundering of funds from a Malaysian state investment fund

Indonesia credit rating upgraded by Moody's

Apr 13, 2018

Moody's has upgraded Indonesia's credit rating due to increased confidence the government will maintain its recent track record of responsibly managing the national budget and interest rate policy

Malaysia declares May 9 election day a holiday after outcry

Apr 11, 2018

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has declared May 9 a public holiday to enable voters to cast their ballots in tightly contested general elections

Former Indonesian general says he'll run for president again

Apr 11, 2018

Former Indonesian Gen. Prabowo Subianto says he'll run for president in an election due next year, confirming an establishment challenger to current president Joko "Jokowi" Widodo.

Malaysia vote that could decide Najib's fate set for May 9

Apr 10, 2018

Elections that could determine scandal-plagued Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's political fate have been set for May 9, an unusual workday vote with a shorter campaign period than during the last national polls

Malaysia's Election Commission sets May 9 as date for elections seen as a referendum on Prime Minister Najib Razak

Apr 10, 2018

Malaysia's Election Commission sets May 9 as date for elections seen as a referendum on Prime Minister Najib Razak

Najib heads into tough race with vow to make Malaysia great

Apr 8, 2018

Malaysia's prime minister has unveiled a lavish manifesto with cash benefits targeting rural ethnic Malays, his key vote bank, as he appealed to voters to give his long-ruling coalition a strong mandate

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