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Massive protests against Malaysia PM despite arrests, rally ban

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Tens of thousands of protesters, unimpressed by the arrests of opposition leaders, marched in Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur on November 19, demanding that scandal-hit...
DiCaprio says he’s ready to pay back 1MDB money if found fishy

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"Hollywood Actor 1" Leonardo DiCaprio said he will work with the US Department of Justice (DOJ) after he found himself in a tight corner...
What did Mugabe do in Malaysia?

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Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe on a surprise visit to Malaysia has reportedly met and held talks with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak in Putrajaya...
Swiss investigators call 1MDB scandal Ponzi scheme – $800mn missing

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Swiss authorities, investigating the involvement of Swiss banks in the alleged embezzlement and graft scandal surrounding Malaysia's state investment fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB),...
No UNESCO award for Malaysia PM’s wife amid confusion

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The United Nations, through its UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), will not hand over a "Lead by Example" award that was reportedly...
Malaysia prime minister named as key figure in 1MDB scandal

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Senior Malaysian government minister Abdul Rahman Dahlan confirmed in a TV interview with BBC that the mysterious unnamed "Malaysian Official 1" linked by US...
Actor DiCaprio feels the heat of 1MDB scandal

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Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio, starring in "The Wolf of Wall Street," a movie believed to have been indirectly financed by funds misappropriated from Malaysia's state-owned...
Students rally for arrest of “Malaysia Official 1” in 1MDB case

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Student protesters marched in Kuala Lumpur on August 27 and called for the arrest of an unnamed high-ranking government official dubbed "Malaysian Official 1"...
Interview with ‘Dr. M’: Leadership in Malaysia – and its abuse (video)

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Investvine met Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, prime minister of Malaysia for 22 years between 1981 to 2003 and today an outspoken critic of the incumbent...
Security increased for Suu Kyi after ISIS threat

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The Myanmar government is stepping up security for State Counselor and Foreign Affairs Minister Aung San Suu Kyi after her name appeared on a...
Malaysia PM defends disputed new security laws

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Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak defended controversial new security laws due to take effect on August 1, in a statement calling for "greater action...
‘Malaysia Official 1’ takes social media by storm

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The US Department of Justice's mentioning of an "Malaysian Official 1" in its $1-billion lawsuits over funds linked to Malaysia's state fund 1Malaysia Development...
‘Malaysian people defrauded on a massive scale’: FBI on 1MDB scandal

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US federal prosecutors filed a civil lawsuit on July 20 in order to seize more than $1 billion in assets they believe were obtained...
Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed train project kicked off

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Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak formally agreed on July 19 to jointly construct a high-speed rail link...
Malaysia’s Mahathir attacks ruling PM with new party

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Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Moh­amad (91) will form a new political party which is meant to join forces with the opposition in a...
Malaysia’s opposition weakened as Najib’s ruling coalition wins by-elections

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Malaysia's ruling coalition Barisan Nasional won two by-elections in Sungai Besar and Kuala Kangsar on June 18, defying a political movement led by former...
Sabah, Sarawak suggest spin-off if Malaysia gov’t passes Shariah penalty bill

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The Malaysian government's surprising endorsement of the Shariah penalty code and the support of the introduction of harsh punishments like amputations and stoning to...
Malaysia’s ruling coalition in decisive win in Sarawak

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Malaysia’s ruling coalition Barisan Nasional of embattled Prime Minister Najib Razak won May 8 elections in the key state of Sarawak in a landslide...