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Apr 03, 2019
Malaysian leader Najib Razak pleads not guilty to all charges of corruption as US justice department begins probeThe 65-year-old faced the first of several trials over his alleged involvement in the looting of sovereign wealth fund 1MDB, a state investment vehicle established to develop the economy of the Southeast Asian nation.
Oct 25, 2018
Malaysia court charges former PM Najib Razak with six new corruption cases relating to 1MDB scandalNajib Razak was Malaysia prime minister from 2009 until May, when, plagued by corruption scandals, he lost the general elections to Opposition led by Mahathir Mohamad
Oct 19, 2018
Malaysia Opposition leader Ahmad Zahid Hamidi faces 45 charges in $26-million corruption case, pleads not guiltyAhmad Zahid Hamidi, a former deputy premier and ally of scandal-mired ex-leader Najib Razak, is accused of crimes that include accepting bribes to award government contracts and money-laundering. The 65-year-old pleaded not guilty to all charges, and will stand trial.
Oct 03, 2018
Wife of ex-Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak arrested by anti-corruption agency in multi-billion dollar scandalWednesday was the third occasion on which Rosmah had been questioned, but the first time she had been arrested, since her husband's coalition was dramatically ousted from office after six decades in power.
Sep 20, 2018
Following arrest, former Malaysia PM Najib Razak faces 21 new money-laundering charges over 1MDB scandalNajib is expected to be charged in court Thursday afternoon after being detained a day earlier by anti-corruption investigators. He has already been hit with seven charges over state fund 1MDB since unexpectedly losing power in May, but observers said the latest accusations against him are the most serious yet.
Sep 19, 2018
Malaysia's anti-graft agency arrests Najib Razak in connection with $628 million scandal; ex-PM to appear in court on ThursdayThe agency said Najib was detained at its office and will be taken to court on Thursday to face the charges. Najib was earlier charged with multiple counts of criminal breach of trust, corruption and money laundering over the scandal at the 1MDB state fund. He has pleaded not guilty.
Aug 22, 2018
India must seize its chance to cement ties with Malaysia as Mahathir Mohamad seeks to counter China's trade hegemonyChina’s economic and political footprint in Malaysia has been growing over the years.
Aug 13, 2018
Ahead of Beijing visit, Malaysia PM Mahathir Mohamad seeks to scrap China-backed infrastructure projects signed by Najib RazakMalaysia's prime minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Monday he will seek to cancel multibillion-dollar Chinese-backed infrastructure projects that were signed by his predecessor as his government works to dig itself out of debt.
Aug 08, 2018
Malaysia ex-PM Najib Razak charged with three counts of money-laundering, faces 15 years in jail for each offenceThese are in addition to the charges that Najib Razak faced after he was first arrested — three for criminal breach of trust and one for abuse of power.
Aug 07, 2018
Malaysia's toppled leader Najib Razak to face new questioning and charges by country's anti-corruption agency, claim reportsMalaysia's ex-leader Najib Razak may face further questioning by the country's anti-corruption agency and will be hit with more criminal charges, official media reported.