Investigation into missing Flight 370 now includes engineers

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, March 16 (UPI) -- Engineers who were in contact with Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 before it left Kuala Lumpur then disappeared are being investigated by police, officials said.

State of emergency due to haze declared in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, June 23 (UPI) -- Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on Sunday declared a state of emergency due to haze for the districts of Muar and Ledang in Johor.

Malaysia calls general elections for May 5

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia, April 10 (UPI) -- Some 13 million people are eligible to vote in next month's general elections in Malaysia, election officials said Wednesday in announcing the dates for voting.

Malaysia repeals Internal Security Act

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Malaysia is looking to the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom for models of security laws after the repeal of the Internal Security Act.

Malaysia to appeal ruling on use of Allah

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- The Malaysian government Sunday said it would appeal a court ruling that allows a Roman Catholic newspaper to use "Allah," the Muslim word for God.

Malaysian P.M. tenders resignation

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, April 2 (UPI) -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi submitted his resignation to Maylaysia's king Thursday.

Malaysia wants progress in Mindanao

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Malaysia will extend its peace monitoring in the Philippines but wants to see progress in the truce talks with Muslim rebels there, a senior leader said.

Malaysia army parachute accident probed

PENANG, Malaysia, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- A skydiving accident that killed two Malaysian army commandos will be investigated by a board of inquiry, a report says.

Malaysia, Thailand to discuss security

PEKAN, Malaysia, April 2 (UPI) -- Malaysia's deputy premier says his country is ready to talk to Thailand about security in largely Muslim southern Thailand following recent bombings there.
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