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    1. August 28, 2014

      Malaysia Airlines cleared for radical restructuring

      Malaysia has approved the most radical restructuring of Malaysia Airlines since the national carrier was established in the...

    2. August 10, 2014

      Malaysia Airlines seeks change of fortunes

      When Najib Razak, Malaysia’s prime minister, said at the end of last week that the future of his country’s flag carrier...

    1. July 18, 2014

      Malaysia Airlines crash: Political hostility threatens probe

      The field near Torez in rebel-held eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 came down is at the centre of one of...

    2. July 13, 2014

      Analysts query logic of Malaysia three-way bank merger

      Malaysia’s sleepy banking scene is not known for delivering surprises. But news last week that the country’s second-largest...

    3. July 3, 2014

      Nazir steps down as chief of Malaysian bank CIMB

      Nazir Razak, one of the most prominent bankers in southeast Asia, is stepping down as chief executive of CIMB after 15 years...

    4. July 3, 2014

      Malaysia’s 1MDB plans large-scale IPO

      Malaysia is set for its largest initial public offering so far this year after 1MDB, a vast sovereign wealth fund formed...

    5. beyondbrics

      July 2, 2014

      Growth in Asean: in the shadow of China

      Najib Razak, Malaysia’s prime minister, is so pleased that his country’s currency, the ringgit, is at its strongest level...

    6. June 6, 2014

      Malaysia and Singapore take action against online critics

      The rise of social media in Malaysia and its tiny neighbour Singapore is testing the patience of the leaders of two of the...

    7. April 27, 2014

      Obama wins Malaysia’s backing for ‘Asia pivot’

      Barack Obama used the first visit by a US president to Malaysia since the 1960s to win support for his much-vaunted Asia...

    8. April 16, 2014

      Fragile Middle: Malaysians feel pinch as subsidies are cut

      Lee Ee May, a 27-year-old working in the Kuala Lumpur offices of an international management consultancy, appears...

    9. March 27, 2014

      Q&A: What next in the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370?

      The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on March 8 en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing has resulted in the...

    10. FT Photo Diary

      March 24, 2014

      Relatives of missing flight MH370

      Goh Chai Hingoh/AFP A relative of passengers on Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 cries after hearing the news that the plane...

    11. March 24, 2014

      Inmarsat’s use of data helps solve MH370 flight path riddle

      UK-based company Inmarsat solved the mystery of the final course taken by flight MH370 – the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet...

    12. March 20, 2014

      Indian Ocean search fails to find missing flight MH370

      Hopes of finding missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370, on the first day of a new search after satellites detected possible...

    13. March 17, 2014

      Anwar’s plight intersects with missing airliner case

      When the world turned its gaze towards Malaysia it was usually across to Anwar Ibrahim, its quixotic opposition politician....

    14. March 7, 2014

      Anwar Ibrahim faces jail as acquittal on sodomy charges overturned

      Anwar Ibrahim, the veteran Malaysian opposition leader, was on Friday facing the threat of political oblivion after an...

    15. February 5, 2014

      Knives out for Malaysia PM Najib Razak

      When Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and his wife attended a ceremony congratulating the country’s star badminton...

    16. beyondbrics

      January 30, 2014

      Asean: electricity shock coming

      If you are doing business in Asean – the Association of Southeast Asian Nations – be prepared for an electric shock....

    17. December 31, 2013

      Najib Razak cuts subsidies in effort to plug Malaysia deficit

      The prime minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, has sought to draw a line under the country’s decades-old reliance on energy...

    18. October 27, 2013

      Islamic finance takes centre stage in City

      The City of London will this week set out its credentials as a centre for Islamic finance when politicians, investors and...

    19. October 25, 2013

      Malaysian PM Najib Razak introduces 6% consumption tax

      Malaysia is to introduce a consumption tax and cut a key levy on business as the government of Prime Minister Najib Razak...

    20. October 24, 2013

      Najib Razak prepares for delicate Malaysia balancing act

      When Najib Razak, Malaysia’s prime minister, stands up in parliament on Friday to present his first budget since narrowly...

    21. October 14, 2013

      Malaysian court rules against Catholics in ‘Allah’ dispute

      PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia, Oct 14 – A Malaysian court ruled on Monday that a Christian newspaper may not use the word “Allah” to...

    22. October 2, 2013

      Barack Obama cancels part of Asia trip due to US government shutdown

      US President Barack Obama cancelled planned visits to Malaysia and the Philippines next week as a US government shutdown...

    23. September 16, 2013

      Pivotal figure in Malaysia’s path to independence dies

      As Malaysians this week mark half a century since the creation of the Malay Federation, which laid the foundation for...

    24. beyondbrics

      July 5, 2013

      Malaysia: exports fall raising questions about economic growth

      Fresh from an election victory, Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak (pictured) was full of new-term enthusiasm when he...

    25. July 3, 2013

      London aims to win bigger slice of thriving Islamic finance market

      London is pushing for an increased share of the global Islamic finance market as the sector expands to a forecast $1.6tr in...

    26. July 3, 2013

      Malaysian PM says push into UK property will accelerate

      Malaysia is set to accelerate its already aggressive investment push into UK property in a move that underscores the...

    27. July 3, 2013

      Malaysian premier shrugs off looming threats to economy

      A slowdown in the Chinese economy, plunging commodity prices and the looming end of US “QE3” quantitative easing might...

    28. beyondbrics

      July 3, 2013

      Najib interview: Malaysia will weather emerging markets turmoil

      A China slowdown, plunging commodity prices and the looming end of QE. A perfect storm, you might think, for Malaysia – a...

    29. May 24, 2013

      Malaysia on edge amid arrests and protest calls

      Malaysia’s newly elected government was on Friday locked in an increasingly tense political stand-off a day after several...

    30. May 15, 2013

      Malay PM Najib Razak seeks to heal divisions with new cabinet

      Malaysia’s prime minister, Najib Razak, sought to smooth festering post-election divisions as he unveiled his new cabinet,...

    31. May 8, 2013

      Anwar supporters hold protest over Malaysia election result

      Anwar Ibrahim, Malaysia’s opposition leader, led tens of thousands of supporters in a protest rally on Wednesday evening...

    32. May 7, 2013

      Global Insight: Malaysia’s ‘Chinese tsunami’ puts Najib in a bind

      “What else do the Chinese want?” screamed the banner headline in one of Malaysia’s most widely read, pro-Malay newspapers....

    33. May 6, 2013

      A pyrrhic victory in Malaysia

      Malaysia’s National Front coalition, dominated by the United Malays National Organisation, has won the closest-fought...

    34. beyondbrics

      May 6, 2013

      Further reading: Malaysia's thunder

      Monday’s picks from beyondbrics: The hunt for EM yield has created a $2tn ‘short dollar’ position; Malaysia’s stolen...

    35. May 6, 2013

      Political status quo in Malaysia masks social change

      The rally on the Kuala Lumpur stock market that greeted news that Malaysia’s ruling coalition had won the closest-fought...

    36. May 5, 2013

      Investors welcome re-election of Malaysia’s ruling party

      Investors on Monday cheered the election victory by Malaysia’s ruling Barisan Nasional coalition, sending the country’s...

    37. May 5, 2013

      Polls close in Malaysia after record 80% turnout of voters

      Voting ended on Sunday in Malaysia’s closest fought election since independence, pitting an incumbent government in power...

    38. May 4, 2013

      Malaysian rivals make final pitch in closest ever poll

      Candidates in Malaysia’s most closely fought election since independence 56 years ago were making their final pitches to...

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