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Hassan Al Kontar.

A Syrian refugee who was trapped in an airport for 7 months finally got a ticket out

Hassan Al-Kontar's nightmare began on March 7, and found himself trapped in the transit area of Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia are APAC’s top 3 talent hubs, study finds

Singapore and Hong Kong excelled at tapping into an international talent pool, while Malaysia was investing in education to develop its homegrown skilled workforce

Headed for Malaysia? Shop there using Nets at over 4,500 points

Nets says there is no currency conversion fee for card users and exchange rates are competitive.

Malaysia will not implement wealth tax – for now – so economy can recover, says Finance Minister

Wealth, inheritance and capital gains tax are some of the taxes Malaysia has decided not to implement for fear of "massive" capital flight.

32 offences may no longer warrant the death penalty in Malaysia – including murder, kidnapping, and making nuclear weapons

Instead of the death penalty, those convicted of offences including gun use, drug trafficking, and the creation of weapons of mass destruction will receive sentences of at least 30 years' jail.
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein participates in a panel discussion during the White House Summit on Working Families in Washington June 23, 2014.

Goldman Sachs then CEO Blankfein attended meeting at center of $6.5 billion Malaysian wealth fund scandal

Then Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein was present at a meeting in 2009 to help establish ties with Malaysian officials before the $6.5 billion 1MDB Malaysian sovereign wealth fund, now the subject of a global corruption probe, was set up.

Here’s everything that came out of PM Mahathir’s third visit to Japan

Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad returned home with a slew of potential bilateral deals following three days in Japan.

Chinese nationals own half of all homes bought over the past decade under Malaysia’s foreign residency scheme

Chinese citizens owned 37 per cent of all approved purchases, followed by British citizens (8 per cent) and Bangladeshi citizens (5.6 per cent).

Swamped with plastic waste: Malaysia struggles as global scrap piles up

Plastic recycling industry is estimated to earn Malaysia 3.5 billion ringgit this year.

LNG tankers stranded off Singapore, Malaysia as demand outlook weakens

The ships together carry around a million cubic metres of LNG, worth more than US$200 million at current spot market prices.