Malaysian PM Najib Razak

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Jho Low was at Najib's home when AmBank MD facilitated opening of ex-PM's account

KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): Former AmBank managing director Cheah Tek Kuang told the High Court here that fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho was at Datuk Seri Najib Razak's personal home in Ja

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Malaysia's election may not be a done deal after all

(May 7): In financial centres around the world, it looks like Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will easily win re-election this week.

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Malaysia general election to be held on May 9; close contest expected

(Apr 10): Malaysia will hold a general election on May 9, the Election Commission (EC) said on Tuesday, in what could be the toughest test of the ruling-coalition’s 61-year grip on power.

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As Najib seeks reelection, Johor may no longer be the jewel in the crown

(Apr 9): A few days before he triggered the countdown to an election last week, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak headed to the state of Johor with a pocketful of promises: a railway revamp, the

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Malaysia's PM expected to call election on Friday, minister says

KUALA LUMPUR (Apr 4): Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is expected to announce the dissolution of parliament on Friday, a government minister said, paving way for what is expected to be the tou

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1MDB failings, lapses 'valid' causes for concern, admits Najib

SINGAPORE (Jan 23): The failings and governance lapses of 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) are “valid” causes for concern, admits Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

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Mahathir chosen by opposition to run against Najib

(Jan 8): Malaysia’s opposition named Mahathir Mohamad, 92, as candidate for prime minister in an election that must be held by August.

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US DoJ chief calls Malaysia's 1MDB scandal 'kleptocracy at its worst'

(Dec 5): The US attorney-general described a multi-billion dollar corruption scandal involving a Malaysian state fund as the worst form of kleptocracy, and said the US Department of Justice (DoJ) w

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Malaysia budget 2018: winners and losers as Najib courts votes

(Oct 30): Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Friday announced a 280 billion ringgit ($90 billion) spending plan in the final budget before general elections take place in the next 10 months.

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Najib unveils voter-friendly budget ahead of election fight

(Oct 27): Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak is boosting subsidies and social assistance to lure voters ahead of a tough election battle while painting a rosier economic picture.

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