SINGAPORE (Sept 2): All eyes are once again on former Malaysian prime minister Najib Abdul Razak as he appears for the first hearing of the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) trial — his second corruption case, in which he faces four charges of abuse of power and 21 of money-laundering involving a staggering total of RM2.28 billion.

Have a premium account? Sign in to continue reading.

Unlimited access to all stories from $99.9/year*

The latest reporting and analysis from business and investments to news and views on social issues.

Bonus:

  • Simultaneous logins across all devices
  • Instant access to past digital issues
  • Unlimited access to The Edge Malaysia
  • *For annual subscription plan only. T&Cs apply

Subscribe