Prime Minister Najib Razak

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Malaysia to charge ex-PM Najib's lawyer for money laundering in 1MDB-linked case

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 13): The lawyer representing Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak in his corruption case will be charged in relation to 1MDB.

Health Management Int'l rallies 91% and now Temasek is knocking

SINGAPORE (Nov 29): After a 91% surge in its share price since 2016, Health Management International has gained an important new supporter -- a unit of Singapore’s state investment firm.

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Malaysia asks Interpol to trace Jho Low in 1MDB scandal probe

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 23): Malaysia has asked Interpol to try to locate a Malaysian financier for questioning over his suspected involvement in a multi-billion dollar scandal at state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), the deputy prime minister said on
Prime Minister Najib Razak

Keeping this oil-rich region happy is a challenge for Najib

(Aug 2): If anyone can break Prime Minister Najib Razak’s stranglehold on Sabah, the Borneo state that holds the key to power in Malaysia, it should be Shafie Apdal.
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Najib's associate charged over French submarine deal linked to murder of Mongolian translator

PARIS (Aug 2): A close associate of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been charged in France over alleged kickbacks in the 2002 sale of submarines to his country, a judicial source told AFP on Tuesday.

How Najib plans to embrace Malaysia's Islamic heartland

KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE (July 31): In Malaysia’s Islamic heartland, a door to Hollywood has opened.


Malaysia shrugs off 1MDB scandal to become second quarter star

KUALA LUMPUR (June 29): Malaysian assets are back in favor as investors focus on encouraging signs of an economic turnaround instead of a scandal that has touched the top of government and as far as Hollywood.

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US authorities probe 1MDB, Jho Low links to US$2.2 bil deal: WSJ

SINGAPORE (June 13): Malaysian businessman Low Taek Jho is alleged to have pocketed US$300 million ($415 million) in less than a week after funds illegally siphoned from 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) were used to finance the US$2.2 billion purchase of

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Malaysia to pay Abu Dhabi US$1.2 billion to settle 1MDB's debt

KUALA LUMPUR (April 24): Malaysia reached an agreement to pay Abu Dhabi about US$1.2 billion ($1.7 billion) as settlement over the debt of embattled government fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd.

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Malaysia reaches deal on US$2.5 bil of 1MDB bonds

(April 22): The battle over the repayment of 1MDB bonds may be coming to an end.