The Gay Asylum Seeker Fighting for His Life, and Many Others
In Malaysia, Hans How experienced extreme homophobia at home, school, and as a victim of gang violence. Now he’s seeking asylum in the U.S., and helping other LGBT asylum seekers.
Malaysia’s Government Smears MH370 Pilots One Last Time
In a ‘final’ report, the authorities absolve themselves of all responsibility for the world’s greatest aviation mystery. And nobody else will step up.
China Is Outsourcing Cities on Man-Made Islands in Malaysia
‘If you build it, they will come’ seems to be China's thinking as it constructs whole cities on artificial islands in Malaysia that resemble instant Chinatowns.
Model May Have Been Killed Before She Plunged 20 Stories
A Dutch coroner tells The Daily Beast what he knows (and doesn’t) about the mysterious death in Malaysia of 18-year-old Ivana Smit. Her family’s lawyer floats a new theory.
A Bitcoin Trader and the Mysterious Death of a Naked Model
Ivana Smit, 18, fell from the 20th floor apartment owned by an American cryptocurrency millionaire. Her father claims she was murdered. The Malaysian police don’t agree.
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The Blockbuster Money Scandal Haunting Hollywood
The 1MDB financial scandal has forced Oscar-winners and models to return millions in gifts from a notorious Hollywood party boy. And more stars may soon be linked to the case.
MH370 Bombshell: It Shouldn’t Have Flown
Aviation reporter Christine Negroni’s book reveals the plane did not meet the airline’s own rules for being able to track where it was—one more example of an unfit investigation.