The 96-year-old former prime minister has had heart problems in the past, having suffered several heart attacks and undergone bypass surgery.
Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has had heart problems in the past, suffering several heart attacks and undergoing bypass surgery.
Malaysia says it will provide $336.22 million (1.4 billion ringgit) in cash aid and other forms of relief for those hit by severe flooding this month.
Broken-down wooden boat carrying 120 refugees was towed by a navy ship to North Aceh sea port, officials say.
The boat carrying at least 100 refugees was intercepted by Indonesian authorities after it ran into trouble off the coast of the Aceh province.
Narco-traffickers defied Covid-19 and now look set to reach new heights, as the stars are aligning for a further expansion of their trade.
Malaysia last week experienced its worst floods since 2014, caused by days of torrential rain that overflowed rivers, killing at least 46 and forcing tens of thousands to flee.
The military used boats to distribute food to desperate people trapped in their homes after massive floods, as the death toll rose to 14 with over 70,000 displaced.
Army and other security agencies have been mobilised across seven states, with the worst flooding in Selangor, the country's wealthiest and most populous region.
Malaysia's PM promised swift aid to flood victims as transportation services and access to water was disrupted for residents in hard-hit areas.
Initial reports say the capsized vessel carrying at least 60 migrants sank off the southern state of Johor and authorities have dispatched rescue boats and an aircraft to find those missing.
Appeal Court upholds the conviction of Razak linked to the massive looting of the 1MDB state investment fund that brought down his government in 2018.
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