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Anwar Ibrahim

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Malaysia’s stocks plunged and the ringgit fell on February 24 morning on news that Prime Minister Mahathir...
Malaysia to scrutinise “dubious” Battersea Power Station deal

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The new Malaysian government will probe and possibly renegotiate the Battersea Power Station deal in London, undertaken by the previous government as part of...
Mahathir wants 1MDB money back, seeks probe into Attorney-General

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Newly elected Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad wants billions of dollars lost in the 1Malasia Development Berhad (1MDB) corruption scandal returned, the 92-year-old leader...
Political titans face off in Malaysia’s suspense election this week

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On May 9, Malaysia goes to the polls in an election that seems to become the most suspenseful ever in the country with two...
Malaysia to vote on May 9

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Malaysia's closely-watched 14th general elections will be held on May 9, the Election Commission announced on April 10. This means that polling will fall...
Malaysia election: Opposition names Mahathir as candidate for prime minister

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Malaysia’s opposition coalition on January 7 named Mahathir Mohamad, the country’s 92-year old former premier, as its prime ministerial candidate for a general election...
Malaysia at critical juncture as Mahathir and Anwar lead joint opposition

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Malaysia's four-party opposition coalition on July 14 announced the appointment of former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad to jointly lead the coalition together with former...
Massive street protests against new tax in Malaysia

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Thousands of people on April 2 joined a rally in Kuala Lumpur to protest against the Goods and Services Tax (GST) of 6 per...
Opposition builds up against Malaysia PM

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Leaders from across Malaysia's political spectrum on March 4 at a press conference in Kuala Lumpur called for a "national movement" to unseat scandal-hit...
Prime Minister Najib Razak’s controversies timeline

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Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak, democratically elected for the first time in May 2013, may be facing his most serious test to date as...
Malaysia state fund 1MDB under heavy debt

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Lurking beneath Malaysia's solid investment-grade sovereign rating is a risk posed by a $14 billion investment fund that is not even generating enough cash...
MH370: Malaysia opposition leader hits out at gov’t

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Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has accused the government of hiding information on missing flight MH370, telling Britain's Daily Telegraph that the country's radar...
Malaysia’s upcoming GST not a catastrophe

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The Malaysian prime minister  Najib Razak's widely expected and inevitable announcement to introduce a Good and Service Tax (GST) of six per cent by...
Malaysia’s state investment fund needs more money

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Malaysia's state investment fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) has boosted the target size of its planned initial public offering (IPO) of its energy assets...
Malaysian election aftermath could bring unrest

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After Malaysia's general elections, an air of uncertainty now permeates the country. Concerns arose that with the iteration of status quo civil unrest could follow the polls that, nonetheless, saw major voter shifts.
Malaysia PM could step down by November

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Despite Malaysia's government-controlled media, such as The New Straits Times, lauding Prime Minister Najib Razak's election result as a "good performance," there are reports that...
Election result shows ethnic divide

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Malaysia's governing coalition extended its half-century rule despite its worst-ever performance in a general election at a result that exposes growing racial polarisation in...
Malaysia’s BN coalition hangs on to power

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Malaysia’s long-governing coalition has won national elections to extend its 56 years of unbroken rule, fending off the strongest opposition it has ever faced. The...