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The deep fall of a leader: Malaysia’s ex-PM Najib detained

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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was arrested by anti-corruption investigators on July 3 at his home in Kuala Lumpur and graft charges would...
Kuala Lumpur’s new financial district “can be profitable”: Ex-PM Najib

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Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) City, the new financial district in Kuala Lumpur launched by the government of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak, will...
Malaysia’s ex-PM faces charges for playing ‘central role” in 1MDB scandal

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Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak will likely be facing multiple charges including for alleged embezzlement and bribery with government money following a probe...
1MDB-linked land deal brings Malaysia’s central bank governor down

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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad accepted on June 6 the resignation of the country’s central bank governor Muhammad Ibrahim which the latter offered on...
New multi-billion scandal of former Malaysian government exposed

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Malaysia's new finance minister Lim Guan Eng on June 5 said he will report to the anti-graft agency upfront payments of 9.4 billion ringgit...
Malaysia set to scrap showcase infrastructure projects

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The new Malaysian government under Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is looking for ways to get out of obligations to pay for multi-billion dollar infrastructure...
Malaysian taxpayers paid over $1.7 billion for 1MDB debt so far

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Malaysia’s finance ministry has used a total of 6.98 billion ringgit ($1.76 billion) in tax money since April 2017 to pay back accumulated debt of state...
New task force to look into 1MDB scandal in Malaysia

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Malaysia has set up a special task force that will look into possible criminal conduct of individuals involved in the management of state fund...
Malaysia’s new government likely to reopen Mongolian model murder case

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The new government in Malaysia in its effort to clear dubious legal cases of the past involving former prime minister Najib Razak’s administration could...
Rosmah dwarfs Imelda in the kleptocracy department

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Malaysian police have seized 284 boxes of designer handbags and 72 bags of cash, jewelry and watches after raiding Kuala Lumpur properties linked to...
Malaysia’s new government to scrap GST by June 1

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Malaysia's finance ministry on May 16 announced that the unpopular Goods and Services Tax (GST) of six per cent will be discontinued from June...
AirAsia boss in hot water after saying sorry for backing Malaysia’s Ex-PM

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AirAsia Group founder and CEO Tony Fernandes on May 13 publicly apologised for his pre-election support of Malaysia’s former ruling coalition Barisan Nasional and...
Malaysia ex-PM banned from leaving country – quits as party head

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Malaysia’s new Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad at a news conference on May 12 in Kuala Lumpur confirmed that he banned his predecessor Najib Razak...
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...
Malaysia elections: Lower turnout, not enough voting stations

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Malaysia’s 14th general elections ended at 5pm Malaysian time on May 9, with many voters complaining about logistical problems such as too few polling...
Massive police presence to safeguard Malaysia’s general election

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Around 68,000 uniformed police will be deployed during Malaysia’s polling day on May 9, including 12,700 civil and police volunteers, according to Malaysia’s Internal...
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...
Najib full of promises ahead of May 9 election

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Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak promised at a Labour Day speech on May 1 to raise the minimum wage this year if he wins...