Malaysia

  • Malaysia to deploy more assets to locate MH370 06-07-2014 04:35 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia will deploy more assets for the deep-sea search in the southern Indian Ocean to aid the Australia-led efforts in locating Flight MH370 went missing nearly four months ago. Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said that the Royal Malaysian Navy vessel, KD Mutiara, which has the capability of the...
  • Search for Malaysia Airlines jet shifts south 26-06-2014 01:55 PM

    Sydney: The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will shift further south in the Indian Ocean, Australian authorities said on Thursday, ushering in yet another new phase of the long, costly and so far fruitless search. The Boeing 777, carrying 239 passengers and crew, disappeared on March 8 shortly...
  • Search for MH370 could take 'decades': Malaysia Airlines 25-06-2014 05:12 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: The search for the missing Malaysian aircraft may take "decades" as its wreckage could be spread over a big area in the Indian Ocean, a top Malaysia Airlines official said, while criticising the government for not informing them about the air turn back made by the jet. "Something...
  • Malaysia's top court forbids non-Muslims from using 'Allah' 23-06-2014 12:18 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's top court on Monday upheld a government ban forbidding non-Muslims from using "Allah" to refer to God, rejecting an appeal by the Roman Catholic Church that argued that the ban failed to consider the rights of minorities in the mostly Muslim nation. In a 4-3 decision, the...
  • 32 missing as boat sinks off Malaysia; 60 survive 18-06-2014 06:49 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: A wooden boat carrying Indonesians home in a storm sank in choppy seas off Malaysia's west coast early on Wednesday, leaving 32 people missing and five dead, Malaysian officials said. At least 60 people survived. The boat capsized shortly after midnight about 3.7 kilometres from shore on the...
  • Boat carrying 97 people capsizes off Malaysia 18-06-2014 10:34 AM

    Kuala Lumpur: A boat carrying 97 foreigners overturned about two nautical miles off the western coast of Malaysia, a media report said here on Wednesday. Thirty-one people were rescued but others remained missing. It was a wooden boat which capsized near Sungai Air Hitam off the western coast of Malaysia,...
  • Hockey: India women wipe out Malaysia 5-2 to claim series 17-06-2014 01:12 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: The Indian women's hockey team completed a memorable tour of Malaysia, handing the hosts a 6-0 series whitewash after notching up a 5-2 win in the last match. The series against Malaysia was part of the team's groundwork for the Commonwealth Games to be held in Glasgow from...
  • Malaysia vows to track down MH370, authors claim foul play 15-06-2014 12:10 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia on Sunday vowed to hunt Flight MH370 missing for the past 100 days with "renewed vigour", even as two authors of a yet to be released book on the plane sensationally claimed that its disappearance was "deliberate" and "calculated". "It has been 100 days since MH370 went...
  • Hockey: India women register fourth straight win over Malaysia 14-06-2014 10:18 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: The Indian women's hockey team continued its winning run on the Malaysian tour as it thrashed the hosts 3-0 here on Saturday, for the fourth straight time in a row in the six-match series. This tour is a build-up to the upcoming Commonwealth Games. Under pressure following three...
  • Islamic bodies refuse to return seized Bibles in Malaysia 14-06-2014 04:37 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: Two Islamic bodies in Muslim majority Malaysia have refused to return Malay and Iban language Bibles seized from a Christian group earlier this year over the use of the word "Allah". Islamic Religious Council (Mais) in a statement today said the Selangor State Government did not have the...
  • Australia chooses firm to map sea floor in Malaysia Airlines search 10-06-2014 07:46 PM

    Sydney: Australia on Tuesday signed a contract with a private company to map the sea floor around where missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is believed to have crashed, a crucial step towards continuing an underwater search later this year. Months of searches have failed to turn up any trace of...
  • Hockey WC: India need to learn to put away rivals, says Walsh 07-06-2014 10:38 PM

    The Hague: Indian hockey team coach Terry Walsh says his team needs to learn the skills to shut the door on comebacks for rival teams. "The difference between India and the top teams in international hockey today is that the Indians do not know how to put away a team,"...
  • Hockey World Cup: Akashdeep Singh's double strike helps India beat Malaysia 3-2 07-06-2014 08:01 PM

    The Hague: India finally managed to get a win in the Hockey World Cup 2014, courtesy a goal from Jasjit Singh in the 14th minute and a brace from Akashdeep Singh, which helped India to get past Malaysia by 3-2. Jasjit Singh Kular (14th) opened the scoring for India while...
  • As it happened: India vs Malaysia, Hockey World Cup 07-06-2014 04:13 PM

    The Hague: Yet to taste their first win in the event, India will be up for another stiff challenge when its fragile defence take on Malaysia's speedy strikers in their penultimate Group A match of the men's hockey World Cup at the Greenfields Stadium, here on Saturday. It will be...
  • Hockey World Cup: England stay in semi-final hunt with 2-0 win over Malaysia 05-06-2014 07:46 PM

    Netherlands: England played tactical hockey to overcome a strong challenge from Malaysia with a 2-0 win and stay in contention for the semi-finals of the men's World Cup on Thursday. England enjoyed an edge from the moment Mark Gleghorne put them ahead in the fourth minute with a field goal....
  • Malaysian airline MH370 may have crashed near India 04-06-2014 10:18 PM

    Sydney: Australian researchers on Wednesday said they have detected a low-frequency underwater noise off India's southern tip at about the time MH370 mysteriously disappeared, as a British woman sailing from Kochi to Phuket in March claimed that she may have seen the plane on fire. The researchers detected the mysterious...
  • Hockey World Cup: Belgium overcome Malaysian resistance to prevail 6-2 03-06-2014 10:01 AM

    Belgium joined Australia on six points from two outings in Group A as Tom Boon scored four goals to help them rally from early arrears to down Malaysia 6-2. Mohammad Rahim twice put Malaysia ahead against the fancied rivals with penalty corner conversions in the fifth and 19th minute, only...
  • Malaysia says Cadbury chocolates free from pork 02-06-2014 01:40 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's Islamic body says that Cadbury chocolates have been cleared of containing pig DNA, easing outrage among Muslim groups who had called for a boycott of all Cadbury products. The health ministry earlier this month said porcine DNA was found in two varieties of Cadbury chocolates, prompting the...
  • Pig DNA found in Cadbury products, Indonesia carries out tests 31-05-2014 11:50 PM

    Jakarta: Indonesian authorities are carrying out tests on Cadbury chocolate after pig DNA was found in some of its products in Malaysia, an official in the world's most populous Muslim nation said on Friday. Cadbury pulled its Dairy Milk hazelnut and Dairy Milk roast almond products from shelves in Malaysia...
  • Hockey World Cup: Holders Australia rout Malaysia 31-05-2014 06:15 PM

    The Hague: Glenn Turner scored two goals as defending champions Australia outplayed Malaysia 4-0 to get off a resounding start in the 2014 Hockey World Cup at the Kyocera Stadium here on Saturday. Turner beat his marker deftly to break the Malaysian resistance and deadlock in the 26th minute with...
  • MH370: Relatives of passengers accuse Malaysia of withholding data 28-05-2014 11:50 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: Families of passengers aboard missing flight MH370 on Wednesday accused Malaysia of withholding crucial satellite data, saying a long-awaited report is incomplete and does not prove the plane crashed in the Indian Ocean. Authorities on Tuesday released a 47-page summary of communication logs from the Malaysia Airlines plane...
  • 2014 Men's Hockey World Cup: Format and Schedule 27-05-2014 01:06 PM

    The 13th edition of the FIH Men's Hockey World Cup commences at The Hague, Netherlands, on May 31 with the world's top 12 teams in the fray to win the silverware. India, who had their only World Cup success 34 years ago in 1975 under Ajit Pal Singh, are ranked...
  • Airlines seek real-time aircraft tracking after MH370 mystery: UN 26-05-2014 06:33 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: Major airlines want real-time tracking for commercial aircraft following the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 and cost is not a concern, a senior official with the United Nations' aviation agency said on Monday. The mystery surrounding MH370, which vanished en route to China, has sparked a global...
  • Japan down Malaysia to claim maiden Thomas Cup title 25-05-2014 10:54 PM

    Takuma Ueda prevailed in a thrilling decider as Japan claimed their maiden Thomas Cup title by edging out five-times champions Malaysia 3-2 in a pulsating final of the men's team event on Sunday. World number one Lee Chong-Wei salvaged personal pride by beating Kenichi Tago 21-12 21-16 in the first...
  • MH370: Malaysia, Inmarsat agree to release raw satellite data 20-05-2014 05:28 PM

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia and UK's Inmarsat on Tuesday said that they will release raw satellite data used to narrow down the search for the missing MH370 to the southern Indian Ocean to the public for "greater transparency", meeting a demand by kin of the 239 people on board the ill-fated...
  • Malaysia defends military inaction on MH370 radar 19-05-2014 11:54 PM

    Canberra: Malaysia's defense minister on Monday defended his military's failure to scramble a fighter jet to follow a Malaysian airliner when it veered off course and vanished two months ago, saying it wasn't seen as a hostile object. Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 became invisible to civilian radar when its transponder...
  • India lose opening Thomas Cup tie to Malaysia 18-05-2014 05:05 PM

    New Delhi: India lost the first three matches to hand their opening Thomas Cup badminton tie against Malaysia 0-3 at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here on Sunday. World No.18 Kidambi Srikanth went down to World No.1 Lee Chong Wei 19-21, 12-21 in the first singles which was followed by...
  • AirAsia India all set to fly as HC refuses to stay grant of licence 09-05-2014 01:01 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to stay the grant of flying license to airline AirAsia India by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Pradeep Nandrajog disposed of the application filed by Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA), saying...
  • Search for MH370 with new equipment two months away 05-05-2014 01:54 PM

    Canberra: Australia, China and Malaysia on Monday held trilateral talks to map out the next steps in the search for the missing Malaysian jet with officials saying it may take up to two months before new and more sophisticated sonar equipment is deployed in the hunt. Australian Deputy Prime Minister...
  • China to go 'all out' in underwater search for MH370 03-05-2014 07:26 PM

    Beijing: China on Saturday said it will go all out in the underwater search for the crashed Malaysian jet even though the hunt for the plane has reached a dead end with no clues emerging so far. The China Maritime Search and Rescue Centre said it dispatched a navy vessel...