Malaysia

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From monk to multilingual dolphin whisperer: who is Sam Lim, Labor’s new West Australian MP?
Malaysian-born Lim beat the Liberals’ Ben Morton at the federal election to claim the previously safe seat of Tangney

Tory Shepherd

24, May, 2022 @5:39 AM

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‘Relentless’ destruction of rainforest continuing despite Cop26 pledge
Tropics lost 11.1m hectares of tree cover in 2021, including forest critical to limiting global heating and biodiversity loss

Patrick Greenfield

28, Apr, 2022 @8:01 AM

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Outcry as Singapore executes man with learning difficulties over drugs offence
Campaigners decry ‘broken system’ in Singapore that disproportionately punishes drug mules rather than those who coerce them into work

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

27, Apr, 2022 @8:47 AM

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Boy, 14, missing in Malaysia diving trip believed to have died
Adrian Chesters, a Briton who was rescued on Saturday, says his son Nathen died while they were adrift

Clea Skopeliti

09, Apr, 2022 @3:57 PM

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Ex-Goldman banker Roger Ng found guilty in billion-dollar 1MDB scandal
Ng, 49, found guilty of helping to embezzle money earmarked for development in one of biggest frauds in financial history

Edward Helmore

08, Apr, 2022 @4:24 PM

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British man and son missing after dive off coast of Malaysia
Adrian Chesters and son Nathen, 14, and Alexia Alexandra Molina from France did not return from training dive

Geneva Abdul

07, Apr, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Malaysian government’s ‘gay conversion’ app pulled by Google Play
App claimed that it could help LGBT+ people ‘return to nature’ but the tech company has now made it unavailable for downloads

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

17, Mar, 2022 @6:11 AM

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Australia and the Netherlands launch legal action against Russia over MH17 disaster
The two countries will allege Russia breached international aviation law for its role in 2014 downing of the Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

14, Mar, 2022 @7:30 AM

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‘Women of the wild’: the platform giving India’s nature experts a voice
Frustrated by a lack of female representation, film-maker Akanksha Sood Singh set up an Instagram account to showcase ‘the untold stories of women working for science and nature’

Anne Pinto-Rodrigues

08, Mar, 2022 @9:02 AM

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‘A bad dream’: Nepalis who made UK’s PPE speak out on claims of abusive working conditions
Glove manufacturer Supermax has repeatedly won NHS contracts during the pandemic, despite claims of forced labour. Now, a group of former workers are seeking justice

Alice McCool

09, Feb, 2022 @7:01 AM

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US bans imports of disposable gloves from Ansell supplier in Malaysia over allegations of forced labour
YTY Group accused of ‘deception, intimidation and debt bondage’, says it is ‘working to improve conditions of migrant workers’

Ben Butler

01, Feb, 2022 @6:37 AM

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Colin Ward obituary
Other lives: Herdsman on various farms in the south of England and at the Norfolk College of Agriculture

David Ward

18, Jan, 2022 @6:37 PM

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