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Bill and Melinda Gates to divorce

Bill and Melinda Gates, who for decades have overseen one of history’s greatest fortunes and philanthropic operations, said they plan to divorce.

Suu Kyi charged with bribery by Myanmar’s junta, faces 15 years...

Myanmar’s military regime piled more charges on ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi as it seeks to justify a Feb 1 coup and ensure she stays behind bars.

Jack Ma spotted playing golf after weeks out of public view

For months, speculation over Jack Ma’s whereabouts has run rampant.

China ex-banker gets death sentence for US$260m bribes, bigamy

China condemned the former chairman of China Huarong Asset Management Co to death on charges of malfeasance.

Young Chinese Billionaire, Yoozoo Games CEO Lin Dies at 39 amid...

Lin Qi, the chief executive officer of Chinese video-game publisher Yoozoo Games, has died.

Ex-Goldman Banker Roger Ng Says He Warned Bosses About Jho Low,...

Ng blames Goldman's doing business with Low on his former boss, Tim Leissner, an ex-Goldman banker who he says is a central figure in the scheme.

AirAsia X to Liquidate Indonesia Operations

AirAsia X is liquidating its Indonesian arm in a bid to survive the virus pandemic that has left the low-cost airline's planes grounded since late March.

Ex-Trump Fundraiser Charged with Illegal Lobbying to Drop 1MDB Probe

Elliott Broidy, a former top political fundraiser, has been charged over back-channel efforts to influence the Trump administration on behalf of foreign interests.

Malaysian King Has 3 Options After Anwar’s Power Play

The Malaysian King is set to play a key role in what happens next now that opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has claimed he has majority support to form a government.

Swiss Banker Found Guilty in US$700M 1MDB Transfer

A former banker with Coutts & Co has been found guilty of failing to flag money-laundering concerns related to a transfer of US$700 million into an account controlled by Jho Low.

Philippines Revives Claim to Sabah, Sparking Twitter Spat with Hishammuddin

The Philippine foreign minister sparked a diplomatic fight over Twitter by asserting ownership over Sabah, reviving a longstanding territorial dispute with Malaysia.

Goldman Might Escape Guilty Plea in 1MDB Deal with US

Goldman Sachs is in the final stages of resolving its biggest legal threat after tussling with the government on a potential guilty plea for the first time in Goldman’s history.

1MDB: Govt Would Reject RM12.8B Goldman Sachs Settlement

Malaysia would reject a settlement offer of even as much as RM12.8 billion from Goldman Sachs, should it suggest the amount as compensation for its role in the 1MDB scandal.

Branson Seeks Buyer for Virgin Atlantic

Richard Branson is seeking a buyer for Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd as he struggles to secure a 500 million pound ($618 million) government bailout.

For First Time, Genting Group to Slash Staff Salaries as Covid-19...

Malaysia’s casino-to-hospitality conglomerate Genting Bhd and its units are planning the first group-wide salary cut since its founding in 1965.

Main murder suspect jumps off building

A 24-year-old man who was the main suspect in the murder of a college student was killed after falling from the 26th floor of a building in Damansara Perdana yesterday.

Teacher who made rape jokes transferred to Selangor State Education Dept

The teacher who allegedly made rape jokes in Ain Husniza's classroom has been transferred to the Selangor State Education Department.

Babysitter’s husband charged with murder, sodomy of 9-month-old baby

A jobless man was charged with murdering and sodomising a nine-month-old baby boy.

Lokman arrested again under Emergency Ordinance

Lokman Noor Adam has been arrested for the second time under the Emergency Ordinance which allows for action against fake news on Covid-19.

Covid-19: 4,765 new cases

Covid-19 positive cases in the country spiked to 4,765 today, the highest recorded this month so far, bringing the overall cumulative cases to 453,222.

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