Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim has been taken to hospital after complaining of shoulder and back pain.
The news came the same day US President Donald Trump and the North's Kim Jong Un held a historic summit in Singapore, as Washington seeks to persuade Pyongyang to give up its nuclear arsenal.
The law, passed in early April, makes the deliberate spread of false information punishable by up to six years in jail and a hefty fine.
An angry crowd had gathered at a Kuala Lumpur airport, shouting at vehicles and seeking to stop them entering, after a purported flight itinerary leaked online showed Najib and his unpopular wife were planning to head to Indonesia.
Mahathir Mohamad sworn in at ceremony held at State Palace
Malaysia's king has agreed to pardon Anwar Ibrahim, the country's newly installed prime minister said Friday, paving the way for the jailed opposition leader to return to politics and potentially become premier.
92-year-old former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad unexpectedly wins the general election
Prime Minister Najib Razak is facing a tough test at the Wednesday vote due to a corruption scandal surrounding state fund 1MDB and a challenge from veteran ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad, 92.
Turkish language course introduced to curriculum in Kuala Lumpur school, a first in Malaysia
Increasing support for Islamist politicians is pointing to some changes in the electoral preferences.
The coastguard said authorities in the southern state of Johor were alerted at 8:50 am that the vessel, the JBB Rong Chang 8, had sank.
Speculation has been rife that Najib will call elections within weeks as his ruling Barisan Nasional coalition inches closer to the end of its five-year term.
Indonesian Adelina Lisao, 21, has been found dead after alleged abuse by her Malaysian employers
The Seabed Constructor, hired in January for a fresh search for the missing plane, turned off its location transponder for three days without explanation early this month, sparking a slew of speculation, including that it had gone on a treasure hunt.
The decision means the 92-year-old, a hugely divisive figure criticised for ruling with an iron fist during his long reign, could return as premier 15 years after stepping down.
Prime Minister Razak says he immediately canceled all meetings after Erdogan's call for OIC meeting
Continuous downpour in two states since Thursday claimed seven lives
Additional evacuations expected, as weather service issues red alert over more rainfall onto Penang island
Huge mounds of earth slipped off a hillside Saturday morning and buried the men as they worked on two apartment blocks of affordable housing on the island, which is popular with tourists.
Siti Aisyah on trial for assassination of half-brother of North Korea's Kim Jong-un in Malaysia