KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Nepal has continued its undefeated journey in the ICC U19 Men's World Cup Asia Qualifiers .

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: On Friday, 12 people, including three from Gorkha, returned back to Nepal from Malaysia after being held hostage 20 days in one of the main labour destination countries. The Nepali hostages were freed at the initiative of the Government of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The Embassy of Nepal in Malaysia has said it has taken initiatives to settle recent issues of Nepali workers who are reported to be stranded in Malaysia.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: As many as 19 Nepali citizens who were being held hostage in Malaysia have been successfully rescued. Six of them will be returning home on Tuesday.

GORKHA, Jan 9: Nineteen Nepalis, including five Gorkhali people, have been held hostage in Malaysia for eight days. The youths who arrived in Malaysia on September 8 to work in the supplier company from Sanepa's search requirement manpower are stranded.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Nepal Sales Mission-2022 program organized with the aim to promote Nepal’s tourism has been completed in Kuala Lumpur and Penang, Malaysia. The program was organized by the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) in collaboration with the Nepal Association of Tour and Travel Agents (NATTA).

111 migrant workers return home

November 18, 2022 09:00 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: A total of 111 Nepali migrant workers who were in various immigration centers in Malaysia have returned home in the last four months. They were taken under control by the immigration as they were staying in Malaysia illegally and managed to return to Nepal with the help of the Nepali Embassy in Kuala Lumpur.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Himalaya Airlines is planning to operate its flights from the Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA).

Malaysia to go to polls on Nov 19

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KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20: Malaysia will hold a general election on Nov. 19, its election commission said on Thursday, in a contest that the ruling graft-tainted party hopes will strengthen its hold on power.

KATHMANDU, July 6: World's biggest IT Company in Malaysia is to employ Nepali workers at zero cost.

KATHMANDU, July 3: A meeting was held between Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota and Deputy Speaker of Malaysia, Mohd Rashid Hasnon on Saturday evening during a conference of the parliamentary network of non-aligned movement in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan.

KATHMANDU, May 24: Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC) has urged Malaysia to establish an industrial village in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, April 30: Nepal has urged Malaysia to increase the minimum wage of Nepali workers in Malaysia.

KATHMANDU, March 30: Nepal defeated Malaysia in the second match held today under the Tri-nation T20 International Cricket Series at the Kirtipur-based TU Cricket Ground. Nepal won against Malaysia by six wickets.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: The government has banned travel of Nepali nationals to Gulf countries and Malaysia on visit visa. According to a press statement issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) on Friday, the new rule will come into effect from January 24.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: As many as 25 Nepali citizens spending their time in prisons in Malaysia have been rescued with the support of the Non-Resident Nepali Association. They had reached Malaysia in search of employment but were later arrested for various reasons and were awaiting death sentences.

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 20: Heavy rain in Malaysia has displaced over 35,000 people in seven states plus the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur as of 11:00 p.m. local time Sunday, according to data from the Malaysian social welfare department.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Nepal has defeated Malaysia in ICC Women's T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier taking place in the United Arab Emirates.

Nepali migrant worker dies in Malaysia

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KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Dhananjay Joshi, 42, of Dilshani Rural Municipality-5 who was in Malaysia for foreign employment has died last night.

KATHMANDU, July 14:  As the government has not been able to arrange adequate international flights, as many as 52 bodies of Nepali nationals are stuck in Malaysia for months.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Malaysia, the largest destination for employment based on the number of labor permits issued so far, will not allow Nepali employees to enter the country this year.

KATHMANDU, April 22: Nepal beat Malaysia by 69 runs in a match under the ongoing Tri-Nations T-20 Series played at the Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Thursday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, April 19: Nepal thrashed Malaysia by nine wickets with 47 balls remaining in a match under the Tri-Nation T-20 Series played at the Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground, Kirtipur on Monday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, April 4: The dead bodies of as many as 12 Nepali migrant workers were brought in from Malaysia, one of the major labor destinations for Nepalis, on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has brought back the dead bodies of 18 Nepali nationals from Malaysia, a major labor destination for Nepali migrant workers.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The national flag-carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation is conducting a flight to bring back 17 dead bodies of Nepali migrant workers stuck in Malaysia.

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 12: Malaysia’s King Al-Sultan Abdullah on Tuesday declared a state of emergency across the country to curb the spread of COVID-19.

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 19: Malaysia said on Saturday it has secured coronavirus vaccine from AstraZeneca PLC, on the heels of news it will receive the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in February as it grapples with a surge in infections.

KATHMANDU, July 31: The Embassy of Nepal in Malaysia has lodged a complaint with local authorities seeking action against a person who mercilessly beat up a Nepali security guard working there.

KUALA LUMPUR, March 31: Malaysia reported 140 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, taking the total to 2,766, with 43 deaths.

KUALA LUMPUR, March 24: Malaysia reported 106 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, taking the total to 1,624, with 15 deaths.

KUALA LUMPUR, March 22: Malaysia reported 123 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, taking the total to 1,306 cases, with 10 deaths.

KUALA LUMPUR, March 15: Malaysia reported 190 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday, most linked to a religious event at a mosque that was attended by more than 10,000 people from several countries.

March 10: The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak sweeping the globe (all times local): A cruise ship barred from Thailand and Malaysia due to coronavirus fears has returned to Singapore a week after it set sail from the city-state.

KUALA LUMPUR, March 3: Muhyiddin Yassin was sworn in as Malaysia’s new prime minister on Sunday after a week of political turmoil triggered by the surprise resignation of Mahathir Mohamad, but he has yet to name any cabinet colleagues.

KATHMANDU, Mar 1: Nepal cricket team lost last seven wickets adding 22 runs during the chase succumbing to a 22-run defeat against Malaysia during the ACC Asia Cup Eastern Region Qualifiers match held in Terdthai cricket ground in Bangkok, Thailand on Saturday.

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 25: Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad went back to work on Tuesday with the new title of interim prime minister, a day after he resigned the leadership in a shock move that plunged the country into political turmoil.

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14: Malaysia’s solicitor general on Tuesday ruled out new charges against prime-minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim over allegations that he sexually assaulted a former male aide, saying there was not enough evidence to proceed.

VNY 2020 in Malaysia

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KATHMANDU, Jan 7: The Nepali Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia organised a special programme in the Malaysian capital in order to encourage Malaysians to visit Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Nepali workers staying in Malaysia without valid documents have been given two weeks to leave the country under a new amnesty program announced by the Malaysian government.

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Dec 9: Malaysia began a vaccination campaign in a rural town on Borneo island after a 3-month-old boy was confirmed to have polio in the country’s first case of the highly infectious virus in 27 years.

Low worker demand from Malaysia

December 4, 2019 07:54 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Malaysia has sought around 31,000 Nepali workers since Nepal lifted travel restriction on its citizens from travelling to the South East Asian country for employment around two months ago.

KUALA LUMPUR/PHNOM PENH,Nov 7: Malaysia has detained the deputy leader of Cambodia’s banned opposition party, Mu Sochua, an official said on Thursday, after Phnom Penh sought her arrest on grounds that she and other self-exiled opposition were plotting a coup in trying to return home.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Alok Khatri, 28, completed the Ironman 70.3 triathlon race on October 26, becoming the first Ironman 70.3 finisher from Nepal. He finished the race in six hours 44 minutes and 49 seconds in the competition held in Langkawi, Malaysia.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Civil society members and rights groups in Malaysia have urged the government there to amend the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 to allow the migrant workers and refugees the right to unionize like other workers.

The animated movie 'Abominable' will skip Malaysian theaters after producers decided against cutting out a scene showing a map supporting Chinese claims to the disputed South China Sea.

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Nepal has agreed to resume the worker recruitment process in Malaysia, ending a 16-month* travel ban that prevented tens of thousands of Nepali workers from traveling to one of the most popular work destinations.

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KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Nepal and Malaysia on Thursday agreed to resume the stalled process of labor supply from Nepal to Malaysia.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Nepal and Malaysia have reached closer to an agreement to resume sending workers from Nepal after a hiatus of some 14 months.