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Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad sworn in as world's oldest leader

May 10, 2018 - 8:23 PM

(UPDATED) Mahathir's opposition alliance scores a shock win at the polls to break the grip on power of the Barisan Nasional coalition, which has governed Malaysia uninterrupted since its birth as an independent country in 1957

HE'S BACK. Former Malaysian prime minister and winning opposition candidate Mahathir Mohamad (center) speaks to journalists while flanked by Wan Azizah (left), the wife of jailed former opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, and Democratic Action Party (DAP) party leader Lim Guan Eng during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur on May 10, 2018. Photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP

A Quiapo ancestral house fights for survival

Oct 17, 2017 - 8:30 PM

In a city that tends to forget its heritage, Bahay Nakpil's biggest struggle is simply to keep standing

Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Phoenix Petroleum seeks $126-M acquisition of Petronas Energy, Duta

Jul 06, 2017 - 9:25 PM

Before acquiring the two firms Phoenix Petroleum must secure the approval of the Philippine Competition Commission

ACQUIRE MORE. This comes after Phoenix and PDB (Netherlands) BV signed an MOU on planned 100% share acquisition of PEPI and its affiliate, Duta. Image from Phoenix Petroleum

Profit plunges for Malaysia's Petronas on low oil prices

Aug 22, 2016 - 11:05 PM

Petronas reports a net profit of 402 million for the second quarter of 2016 an 85 drop

epa05190482 Malaysia's Petronas Twin Towers rise behind a Petronas logo at a gas station in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 02 March 2016. Petronas is cutting as many as 1,000 jobs as it reorganises its businesses and trims the fat to counter a slump in the price of crude oil. EPA/FAZRY ISMAIL

Malaysian capital seeks to free village 'trapped in time'

Apr 03, 2016 - 4:47 PM

Kampung Baru the last remaining large tract of undeveloped land in the Malaysian capital is targeted for a historic redevelopment

Malaysia's Petronas expects to cut 1,000 jobs

Mar 01, 2016 - 9:14 PM

The layoffs will take place over the next 6 months

PETRONAS. Malaysia's Petronas Twin Towers rise behind a Petronas logo at a gas station in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, January 21, 2016. File Photo by Fazry Ismail/EPA

10 places to see in Kuala Lumpur

Dec 14, 2013 - 9:00 AM

Planning a trip this Christmas? Why not try Kuala Lumpur? Here are places to see