110-Year-Old Man Finds Love Again

Jeff Neumann · 01/02/11 12:35PM

A 110-year-old Malaysian man, Ahmad Mohamad Isa, told a newspaper that he was ready to marry for the sixth time because he's lonely and he's tired of sleeping alone. An 82-year-old woman read this, and the sparks flew.

The Pair Up There

Max Read · 10/07/10 02:56AM

[Two BASE jumpers leap from the Kuala Lumpur Tower in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, for some reason. That's 1,400 feet in the air. I can't even look at this photo without covering my eyes. Photo via AP.]

The Prince and the 'Paris Hilton of Indonesia'

Jeff Neumann · 04/14/10 04:48AM

She says he's a psycho rapist who kidnapped her. He says she's a lying bitch and he wants a refund, but he still loves her and maybe wants her back. Meet Manohara and Prince Fakhry — Southeast Asian media sensations.

Malaysian Women Caned for Adultery

Ravi Somaiya · 02/18/10 06:40AM

Three women and four men were caned in Malaysia for having sex out of wedlock, say the Wall Street Journal. But it's OK, because the home minister has a great justification for the ridiculous punishment.

Malaysian Blogger Freed!

Pareene · 11/07/08 10:00AM

Raja Petra Kamarudin, a blogger in Malaysia, will be released from from government detainment today, after having been arrested on September 12th for no reason. Raja Petra is—you'll never guess!—"one of the most vocal critics of the current government," according go the Times. What was the critism that made the government mad enough to lock him up for two months?

Joshua Stein · 01/02/08 02:37AM

Taking a page from Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton's guide to ruling the world, Malaysian Health Minister Chua Soi Lek admitted to being the star of two much-circulated sex tapes. One is an hour long! That's some tantric shit right there. The girl in the video, he said, was "a personal friend" but not his wife. Go figger! It also bears mention that the current Prime Minister, Abdullah Badawi, came to power (!) after accusing the man who came before him (!!) of sodomy. Whatever the motives are, however, this does mean that now Pakistan is going to be run by a 19-year-old and the health of Malaysia is in the hands of a philandering sex-addict which is either cause for hope or despair in 2008. [BBC]