MALAYSIA

  • Hackers take down Google Malaysia home page April 15, 2015

    Kuala Lumpur : Internet users were denied access to Google Inc's Malaysia website on Tuesday, and were redirected to a hacked page saying "Google Malaysia Hacked by Tiger-Mate #Bangladeshi Hacker." The company has reached out to the organization that manages the domain name to resolve the issue, MYNIC, a Google...
  • Google Malaysia service disrupted by hackers April 14, 2015

    Kuala Lumpur: Internet users were denied access to Google's Malaysia website on Tuesday, and were redirected to a hacked page saying "Google Malaysia Hacked by Tiger-Mate #Bangladeshi Hacker". The company has reached out to the organisation that manages the domain name to resolve the issue, MYNIC, a Google Malaysia spokesperson said...
  • President Pranab Mukherjee congratulates hockey team April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday congratulated the Indian hockey team for winning a bronze in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup at Ipoh in Malaysia. "Congrats Indian Team on winning bronze in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Hockey Tournament," President Mukherjee said in his official twitter handle. India beat...
  • Azlan Shah Hockey: Australia in final, Korea beat Malaysia to stay alive April 9, 2015

    Ipoh: World champion Australia's title defence continued in the right earnest as they defeated Trans-Tasman rivals New Zealand 3-1 to register their fourth straight win, while Korea beat hosts Malaysia 3-2 to stay in the hunt in the Azlan Shah Cup hockey on Thursday. In the second match of the day...
  • We gave it away again, says India hockey coach Paul van Ass April 8, 2015

    Ipoh: A lackluster India on Wednesday suffered their second consecutive defeat to crash out of the title race of Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament and chief coach Paul Van Ass expressed his unhappiness over the performance of his players, saying that for the second day on the trot they...
  • Hockey: India concede 2-3 defeat to Malaysia in dying minutes April 8, 2015

    Ipoh: India yet again paid the price of some sloppy defending and conceded a late goal to lose 2-3 to lower-ranked Malaysia and crash out of the title race of the 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament on Wednesday. As has been the story in this tournament for India, the...
  • As it happened: India concede 2-3 defeat to Malaysia in dying minutes April 8, 2015

    For updates, scroll down to bottom of the page Still winless after two outings, a demoralised India would be desperate to get their Azlan Shah Cup hockey campaign back on track with a positive result against a spirited Malaysia. Under new chief coach Paul van Ass, India are still searching for their...
  • Winless India eye win against hosts Malaysia April 7, 2015

    Ipoh: With one draw and a loss in their kitty, the Indian hockey team will be eager to look for a win when they take on hosts Malaysia in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup here on Wednesday. India will take positives out of their last two matches as they gear up...
  • Azlan Shah Hockey: India look to bounce back against Malaysia April 7, 2015

    Ipoh: Still winless after two outings, a demoralised India would be desperate to get their Azlan Shah Cup hockey campaign back on track with a positive result against a spirited Malaysia in their third league match, on Wednesday. Under new chief coach Paul van Ass, India are still searching for their...
  • Malaysia passes tough law to deal with 'extraordinary' threats by terror entities April 7, 2015

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's parliament today passed a tough anti-terrorism bill to deal with "extraordinary" threats posed by terror entities such as the Islamic State (IS), a move denounced by opponents as a harsh blow for civil rights. After 15 hours of heated debate, the Parliament passed the 'Prevention of Terrorism Bill'...
  • Azlan Shah: Australia eke out 3-2 win over Malaysia, Korea beat Canada April 6, 2015

    Ipoh: Defending champions Australia were made to toil hard in their 3-2 win over a spirited Malaysian side, while Korea got the better of minnows Canada 3-1 in another league match on Day 2 of the 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament, here on Monday. World champions Australia struggled to...
  • Hockey: Australia blank Canada 7-0, NZ beat Malaysia 4-2 April 5, 2015

    Ipoh: World champions Australia started their title defence with a 7-0 drubbing of lowly Canada while higher-ranked New Zealand defeated hosts Malaysia 4-2 in the other league matches of the 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey on Sunday. In the first match of the day, Australia started slowly but got into...
  • Saina Nehwal beats Sun Yu to enter Malaysia Open semis April 3, 2015

    Kuala Lumpur: World No.1 Saina Nehwal beat Chinese Sun Yu 21-11, 18-21, 21-17 to reach the semi-finals of the $500,000 Malaysia Open Superseries Premier at the Putra Stadium on Friday. Saina was in her elements from the beginning. she hardly broke into a sweat before capturing the first game 21-11. After...
  • Saina Nehwal lone Indian in Malaysia Open quarter-finals April 2, 2015

    World No.1 Saina Nehwal reached the quarter-finals while men's singles shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy and Parupalli Kashyap crashed out in the second round of the $500,000 Malaysia Open Super Series Premier at the Putra Stadium on Thursday. Olympic bronze medallist and third seed Saina registered a facile 21-13, 21-9 win...
  • HS Prannoy, Parupalli Kashyap lose in Malaysia Open April 2, 2015

    Kuala Lumpur: Indian shuttlers HS Prannoy and Parupalli Kashyap suffered crushing defeats in the second round of the $500,000 Malaysia Open Superseries Premier at the Putra Stadium on Thursday. Prannoy, who jumped three places to be 14th in the World rankings on Thursday, lost 15-21, 14-21 in 52 minutes to five-time...
  • Saina, Srikanth, Kashyap in Malaysia Open second round April 1, 2015

    Leading Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth progressed to the second round of the $500,000 Malaysia Open Superseries Premier at the Putra Stadium on Wednesday. While World No.2 Saina registered a comprehensive 21-13, 21-16 victory over Indonesian Maria Febe Kudumastuti, World No.4 Srikanth overcame Englishman Rajiv Ouseph 21-10, 15-21, 24-22...
  • Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth now eye Malaysia crown March 30, 2015

    Kuala Lumpur: Newly-crowned India Open champions, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth will look to continue their fairytale run as they eye another podium finish at the USD 500,000 Malaysia Open Super Series Premier which gets underway with the qualifiers here Tuesday. Left with hardly any time to celebrate their maiden title...
  • Malaysia's ethnic-Indian men say no to marrying rape victims March 29, 2015

    Kuala Lumpur: In a short film shot as a social experiment, two out of three ethnic-Indian men in Malaysia have said that they would not marry rape victims as it would tarnish their family's "honour". The social experiment film made by Malaysian television channel Astro Ulagam (Astro world) has been titled...
  • Marussia driver Will Stevens out of Malaysia race with fuel issue March 29, 2015

    Sepang: Manor Marussia withdrew British driver Will Stevens from the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix just an hour before the start on Sunday due to a fuel system problem. "Sadly Will is unable to start today's race as we have not been able to get on top of the fuel system...
  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar receives threat letter from ISIS March 28, 2015

    New Delhi: The Malaysian chapter of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living has received threatening letters from the Islamic State (IS) terror group, a close aide of the spiritual leader claimed on Saturday. "Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is touring some countries in the far east and he landed in...
  • Hockey: Malaysia top Pool A, Kazakhstan finish second March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Malaysia spanked Singapore 5-0 to maintain a clean slate and top Pool B while Kazakhstan eked out a 3-2 win over Russia to finish second in the group at the Hero FIH Women's Hockey World League Round 2, on Tuesday. With an all-win record, Malaysia finished their pool engagements...
  • Air travel 'safer' in 2014 despite Malaysian disasters: IATA March 9, 2015

    Singapore: Last year was by some measures the safest in the history of commercial aviation, despite two high-profile crashes involving Malaysia Airlines aircraft in which hundreds of people were killed, a leading industry body said on Monday. While more people died in air accidents in 2014 than the average in recent...
  • Malaysia beat Russia 3-0 in Women's HWL Round 2 March 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Malaysia defeated Russia 3-0 to register their second consecutive victory at the Hero FIH Women's World League Round 2 here today. Malaysia scored all their goals after halftime as both the teams matched each other in the opening 30 minutes of the Pool B game. After a barren first half,...
  • Malaysian PM vows to keep up search for MH370, report offers no new clue March 8, 2015

    Malaysia: Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Sunday in Malaysia remained committed to the search for the missing MH370 jetliner a year after it vanished without trace, and a report by international investigators offered no new clues as to its fate. A 584-page interim report into the disappearance of the Boeing...
  • Families mark MH370 anniversary with vow to never give up March 8, 2015

    Kuala Lumpur: Families of the 239 people on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Sunday were marking the anniversary of the plane's disappearance with a vow to never give up on the desperate search for wreckage and answers to the world's biggest aviation mystery. Voice 370, a support group for the...
  • It has been a frustating wait for answers, says missing MH370 Indian passenger's husband March 7, 2015

    MH370 passengers' families still live in uncertainty as one year passes. "After a year we are back to where we started. We don't know where the plane is, where the passengers are, we don't know what happened, why it happened, we don't know who did what. It's a wide open...
  • Malaysia beat Kazakhstan in Hockey World League March 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Commencing the Hockey World League Round 2 (Women) on a winning note, Malaysia completed an outstanding 8-0 win against Kazakhstan in the inaugural match at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here on Saturday. An energetic first quarter saw both Malaysia and Kazakhstan in attacking mode. Captain Siti Ruhani did...
  • Beijing yet to approve MH370 commemoration: Relatives March 6, 2015

    Beijing: Chinese relatives of those on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 said on Friday they were still waiting for permission from authorities to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the plane's disappearance. Two-thirds of the 239 people on board the Malaysia Airlines flight were from China, where the stability-obsessed ruling Communist Party...
  • Giving up Flight 370 search would be bitter pill for many March 6, 2015

    Sydney: She wakes up every morning and reaches for the smartphone on her nightstand, searching for the same jumble of letters and numbers that have consumed her life for a year: MH370. She scrolls through the news results, hoping for something --anything -- that could explain what happened to her husband...
  • No plane, many discoveries in yearlong search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 March 1, 2015

    Wellington: The yearlong search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has turned up no sign of the plane, but that doesn't mean it's been unproductive. It has yielded lessons and discoveries that could benefit millions, including coastal Australians, air and sea travelers and scientists trying to understand ancient changes to the...