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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...
“Malaysia’s Shenzhen” Iskandar to be three times the size of Singapore

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Malaysia's mega-development of Iskandar, the country's main southern development corridor in the state of Johor, is expected to become three times larger in land...
Malaysia’s government to probe Mahathir-era scandal in apparent distraction stunt

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In what looks for some as a distraction attempt from the escalating alleged embezzlement scandal revolving around state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), the...
On the search for Jho Low’s 1MDB-financed superyacht

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Now that US authorities are seeking to seize a variety of assets purchased with allegedly embezzled money from Malaysia's state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad...
US to seize more 1MDB assets, Malaysia gov’t remains in denial

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The US Department of Justice said it will seek to recover $540 million in assets that were allegedly stolen from Malaysia's troubled sovereign wealth...
Australian PM hints at new search for missing flight MH370

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The Prime Minister of Australia, Malcolm Turnbull, suggested that the search for the missing plane of doomed Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which vanished on March...
Proton sale: Malaysia’s ex-PM bemoans “loss of national car brand”

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Malaysia's former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is not amused about the sale of a 49.9-per-cent stake of national car maker Proton to Chinese automotive...
China’s richest man to come to the rescue of Bandar Malaysia

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Dalian Wanda Group, China's largest real estate conglomerate owned by the nation's wealthiest man, Wang Jianlin, could be one new investor for Kuala Lumpur's...
Malaysia likely to hold elections as early as this year

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Malaysia's next general elections, initially due not before August 2018, could be held as early as in September or October this year, rumours emerged...
Collapsed Bandar Malaysia deal adds to 1MDB debt pressure

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The surprising termination of a share sale of 60 per cent of Malaysia's currently largest real estate and city development project Bandar Malaysia to...
Malaysia to settle with Abu Dhabi in 1MDB case

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The governments of Malaysia and Abu Dhabi reportedly reached an agreement on a partial debt settlement in the case involving scandal-ridden fund 1Malaysia Development...
Final flag for Malaysia’s Formula 1 race

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Malaysia will stop hosting to the annual Formula 1 Grand Prix this year, with the last race after 18 years to be held on...
Malaysia, India sign investment deals worth $36 billion

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Malaysian and Indian business leaders signed one of the biggest investment deal package in Malaysian history during an official visit of Malaysia's Prime Minister...
Jack Ma becomes digital economy adviser for Malaysia

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The founder and executive chairman of China's hugely successful e-commerce corporation Alibaba Group, Jack Ma, has been appointed advisor to the Malaysian government to...
Malaysia-North Korea relations reach new freezing point

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The formerly friendly relationship between Malaysia and North Korea hit a new low-point after North Korea's ambassador to Malaysia was sent packing as a...
Malaysian taxpayers shoulder bill for lavish 1MDB parties

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Embezzled money from scandal-ridden state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB)  has apparently been used to fund celebrity parties, papers presented by the Singapore Commercial...
PM Najib promises Malaysians “bright year ahead”

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Malaysians can look forward to a brighter year as the country witnessed impressive growth that Europe and North America "could only dream of," Malaysian...
It’s becoming tight for Mr. Najib: US launches corruption probe

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Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Tun Razak declared in his blog today that Malaysia is on schedule to achieving a developed nation status and...