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Report: Half of appeals for refugee status in Australia from Malaysians

The Australian tribunal dealing with refugee claims dismissed by the government says about 50% of the cases it handled in the second half of last year involved Malaysians.

Study shows M’sians now enjoy higher standard of living

Malaysians are spending more on foreign cars, eating out, online shopping and more, according to 2016 Household Expenditure Survey by Isis.

The grass isn’t always greener on the other side, says minister

In lamenting about citizens who constantly complain about Malaysia, Salleh Said Keruak compares Malaysia with developed nations and points out the good in the country.

Friendly KL ranks number 4 on best city for expats list

Overall, Malaysia jumps from 38th spot last year to 15th this year in the annual ranking of the best places in the world for expats to work and live in.

Irwan slammed over remarks on poor Malaysians

MTUC chief says unfair of Treasury sec-gen Irwan Abdullah Serigar to imply that Malaysians who are poor are that way because they are lazy.

There must be a deeper meaning to being Malaysian

The writer says the greatest irony is we have messages for the Malays, Chinese, Indians and our brethren in Sabah and Sarawak, but we have none for Malaysians.

Dodgy investment schemes: There must be limits to stupidity

Writer says many of those who are involved in dodgy investment schemes are not simple-minded people as they know what they are getting themselves into.

A bloated civil service and naked civil servants

Many countries are downsizing their civil service to cut cost while Malaysia has increased the numbers of civil servants in the midst of a bad economy.

No Malaysians affected in Barcelona van attack

Foreign affairs ministry says it stands firm with the international community in strongly denouncing the brutal act.

What does ‘teaching a thing or two’ mean?

The education system is so lacking in personal development that it is reflected in our poor communication skills and low emotional intelligence.

Rise together, support our athletes, Salleh tells Malaysians

The communications and multimedia minister calls upon all to support local athletes in the upcoming 29th SEA Games and 9th ASEAN Para Games.

ECRL will only burden Malaysians

Malaysians should learn from past experiences of countries such as Sri Lanka and Tanzania instead of running the risk of the ECRL turning into a 'white elephant'.

Dismal number of jobs created in last 4 years

In the midst of the 1MDB controversy, only low- and lower middle-income jobs were created despite the push to become a high-income nation soon.

You are not a patriot just because you fly a flag

Patriotism goes beyond superficial feelings and expresssions.

Wisma Putra: 5 Malaysians at Dubai’s Torch Tower safe

Media reports say a fire ripped through the world's tallest residential building in Dubai on Friday.

Wisma Putra: No Malaysians affected in Avignon shooting

Eight people were injured in the shooting which occurred outside Arrahma Mosque in Avignon at 10.30pm on Sunday.

Police verifying report of 2 Malaysian militants killed in Marawi battle

Special Branch director says police are still waiting for confirmation of the news report and it may take some time.

2 Malaysian militants killed in Marawi battle

Intelligence sources say they have been identified as Abdurahman Asmawi from Kelantan and Kamsa Yahya from Kedah.

Malaysian holidaymakers conned in Krabi

Man uses reputable tour company name and cons university students into buying a non-existent tour package.

9 Malaysians trapped in North Korea on way home

Prime Minister Najib Razak also lifts ban on North Koreans leaving Malaysia.

Kampung Pandan fire leaves 18 families homeless

The 2am blaze, which spread quickly due to strong winds, destroyed three houses.

No Malaysians affected by train derailment in New York

The Malaysian consulate-general in New York has confirmed that no Malaysians were injured in the Long Island Rail Road train derailment in Brooklyn.

Abu Sayyaf demands RM8.8m in ransom for 5 Malaysians

The terror group rejects intermediaries and directly contacts the families and employers of the five sailors it captured on July 19.

No M’sians hurt in Istanbul bombing incident

Foreign ministry in close contact with Malaysian Embassy in Ankara and have confirmed no Malaysian casualties recorded in yesterday's bombing.