SINGAPORE (May 21): “The ethos of the firm was ‘anything goes’” -- Christopher Wylie, a former employee at political consultancy Cambridge Analytica, in a congressional hearing on interference in the 2016 US election

1 The case against 1Malaysia Development Bhd has advanced rapidly since the May 9 Malaysian general election, which saw ruling party Barisan Nasional, led by Najib Razak, toppled.  

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has publicly promised that he will reopen the probe of state fund 1MDB. Various government departments have moved quickly; the Auditor-General’s Office has released an executive summary of an auditor’s report into 1MDB, in which investigators expressed concerns about anomalies in its accounts and noted difficulties in accessing necessary documents to analyse and cross-check.

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