My brother’s spirit is wandering about; how do I help him rest in peace?

My story will start from when my phone rang one Saturday morning like that. ‘You didn’t tell me your brother is back! I saw him yesterday; he hasn’t changed much. He told me he came briefly to see you guys.…

Malaysia seizes thousands of smuggled turtles at airport (BBC)

Malaysian authorities have seized more than 5,000 baby turtles discovered in luggage at Kuala Lumpur airport. Two Indian men were arrested after the 5,255 red-eared sliders – a semi-aquatic species of turtle – were found in baskets inside their suitcases.…

Malaysia air pollution: Schools shut after illness hits children (BBC)

More than 400 schools in the Malaysian state of Johor are closed after 75 students experienced breathing difficulties and vomiting. Schools in the industrial area of Pasir Gudang have been shut until Thursday as authorities investigate the latest air pollution…

Couple detained over baby swinging act (BBC)

Two Russians have been detained in Malaysia over a street act which involved swinging their baby by the legs and throwing it up into the air. The pair are being questioned over alleged abuse of the four-month-old girl, police told…

Malaysia elects new king after unprecedented abdication (BBC)

Malaysia has elected Sultan Abdullah of Pahang as its new king after the shock abdication of the previous monarch. Sultan Muhammad V of Kelantan abdicated in January after just two years on the throne, a first in Malaysian history. Malaysia…

Malaysia charges Goldman over 1MDB (BBC)

Malaysia has filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two former employees in connection with a corruption and money laundering probe at the country’s investment fund, 1MDB. The US bank has been under scrutiny for its role in helping to…

Three killed in Malaysia shopping mall explosion (Guardian)

Three people were killed and 24 injured Tuesday when a powerful explosion rocked a shopping mall in the Malaysian state of Sarawak, but a fire official said it was not caused by a bomb. The official Bernama news agency said…

‘Don’t force’ LGBT rights on Malaysia, new PM says (Guardian)

Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday said his country cannot accept LGBT rights such as same-sex marriage, dismissing them as “western” values. The blunt remarks come against a backdrop of what activists say is a growing intolerance towards the LGBT…

Malaysia hailed over plans to abolish death penalty (Punch)

Foreign diplomats and international human rights groups on Thursday praised Malaysia for plans to abolish the death penalty in the next legislative session. In Malaysia, death penalty is a mandatory punishment for murder, drug trafficking, treason, and waging war against…

Six rescue divers drown trying to save teen in Malaysia (BBC)

Six rescue divers have drowned while trying to save a teenager from a disused mining pool in Malaysia. They were searching for a 17-year-old boy who is thought to have fallen into the body of water while fishing with his…

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