Rikard Karlberg of Sweden acknowledges the crowd during round one of the CIMB Classic   in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Photograph: Ahmad Yusni / EPA

Sweden’s Rikard Karlberg carded a flawless 65 to claim a two-shot lead after the first round of the CIMB Classic in Malaysia on Thursday. Karlberg re(...)

Najib Razak: “Let us hope in the coming months there will be some success.” Photograph: Nikhil Monteiro/Reuters

Malaysia prime minister Najib Razak has vowed to bring to justice those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17, but said he feared figh(...)

Tony Mangan at Machu Picchu in Peru

Friday afternoon, driving down the N11, trying to find the man who has run around the world. Because if Tony Mangan is for real he must be at least se(...)

Stephen Hyland at the Coroner’s Court inquest into the death of his wife Nora Hyland. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A verdict of medical misadventure has been returned at the inquest of a Dublin woman who had to wait almost 40 minutes for a blood transfusion after s(...)

ESB International  has won a €1.5 million in new energy consultancy projects in Asia.  Pictured at the Asia Trade Forum which took place in Kuala Lumpur last week were (from left) Michael Quigley, business development director, ESB International, Jimmy Deenihan, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Trade with special responsibility for the Diaspora, and Paraic McGrath, business development manager, Asia, ESB International

Ireland’s business community in Asia gathered in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur for the eighth Asia Pacific Irish Business Forum, an event each y(...)

Wind turbines: ESB International has been making presentations on the subject of renewables in Asia. photograph: fabrizio bensch/ reuters

One major presence at the Asia Pacific Ireland Business Forum was the ESB’s international consulting arm, which made a presentation on the subject of (...)

For much of the last decade, discussions of emerging markets in “The East” generally centred on China. Indeed, the author of this wide ranging book no(...)

Family members of passengers who were on board the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, cry as they gather to pray Yonghegong Lama Temple in Beijing today. Photograph: Reuters

It is six months to the day since Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 passengers and crew on bo(...)

A three-dimensional model of the southern Indian Ocean sea-floor terrain. Currently two ships, the Zhu Kezhen and Furgo Equator are surveying the Indian Ocean sea floor as part of the search for the  missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Photograph: Picard Kim/EPA/Jacc

Malaysia Airlines Ltd. has scrapped its “Bucket List” advertising campaign after internet users derided it as insensitive following two disasters s(...)

  Padraig Harrington has been named as a vice captain to the European team for the upcoming Ryder Cup. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Padraig Harrington, Miguel Angel Jiménez and José María Olazábal have today been named by European Captain Paul McGinley as the men who will complete (...)