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Geopolitics

Hong Kong pushes bill allowing extraditions to China despite biggest protest since handover

(June 11): Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China, a day after the city’s biggest protest since its h

Geopolitics

Hong Kong protest draws up to 1 million in rebuff to China

HONG KONG (June 10): Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed government faced new pressure to withdraw legislation easing extraditions to China after as many as 1 million people turned out to oppose the measure

1MDB Watch

Malaysia sends ex-Goldman banker facing 1MDB charges to the US

KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): Former Goldman Sachs banker Roger Ng has been sent to the United States to face charges over 1MDB-related offences in a deal worked out between Malaysian investigators and the

Julian Assange extradition could take months, or even years

(Apr 12): Julian Assange spent seven years in the Ecuadorian embassy in London trying to avoid facing what he believed were imminent US charges.

1MDB Watch

Ex-Goldman Sachs banker Roger Ng to face charges in Malaysian court first: Muhyiddin

PUTRAJAYA (Feb 20): The extradition of former Goldman Sachs managing director Roger Ng to the United States (US) will only be carried out after his cases in Malaysian courts are completed, said Hom

1MDB Watch

Malaysia said to charge ex-Goldman's Ng after extradition delay

(Dec 19): Malaysian prosecutors will charge a former Goldman Sachs Group banker on Wednesday, said a person familiar with the matter, after an oversight earlier in the day delayed his extradition p

1MDB Watch

Ex-Goldman banker fights US extradition over 1MDB

SINGAPORE/KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 8): A former Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker is fighting extradition to the US, where he would face charges of money laundering and bribery related to scandal-plagued Mal

Malaysia

Australia said to approve Malaysia's request to extradite Najib's ex-bodyguard

SINGAPORE (June 8): Australian authorities have approved a request from Malaysia to extradite Sirul Azhar Umar, who previously was a bodyguard to ex-Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, said T

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