Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has dismissed US President Donald Trump's so-called deal of the century on the decades-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict as “utterly unacceptable” and “grossly unjust,” saying the scheme legalizes Israeli occupation of Jerusalem al-Quds.
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has dialed back his criticism of India after it sparked a boycott of Malaysian palm oil, his chosen successor Anwar Ibrahim told Reuters on Thursday, urging New Delhi to note the change in tone.
Malaysian palm oil inventories likely tumbled to its lowest since June 2017, as dry weather and lower fertilizer usage in the second largest palm producer early last year suppressed output to near four-year lows, a Reuters surveyed showed.
Thousands of tons of refined palm oil are delayed or stuck at various Indian ports after the world's biggest edible oil buyer placed restrictions on imports amid a diplomatic row with key supplier Malaysia.
Malaysia has opened an “Embassy to Palestine” in Jordan, after Israeli authorities purportedly refused to grant officials from the Southeast Asian country access to the seat of Palestinian Authority in the central occupied West Bank city of Ramallah.
An Australian grandmother won her final appeal against a death sentence for trafficking in Malaysia on Tuesday and walked free, after claiming she fell for an online love scam and was tricked into transporting drugs.