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It’s Too Early to Celebrate Najib’s Historic Corruption Sentence
July 31, 2020

It’s Too Early to Celebrate Najib’s Historic Corruption Sentence

By Binaifer Nowrojee
With Najib’s political allies back in power and an ongoing crackdown on the forces pushing for accountability, the case is anything but closed.

Malaysia Ex-PM Najib Given 12 Years in Jail in 1MDB Looting
July 28, 2020

Malaysia Ex-PM Najib Given 12 Years in Jail in 1MDB Looting

By Associated Press
2 years after his ouster in a shock election upset, Najib Razak becomes the first Malaysian leader to be convicted of corruption.
Malaysia Drops Charge Against Ex-Prime Minister’s Stepson
May 15, 2020

Malaysia Drops Charge Against Ex-Prime Minister’s Stepson

By Associated Press
The stepson of ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak, the producer behind The Wolf of Wall Street, reached a settlement with the government.

1MDB Scandal: US Returns $300 Million in Stolen Funds to Malaysia
April 15, 2020

1MDB Scandal: US Returns $300 Million in Stolen Funds to Malaysia

By Associated Press
The money comes from assets forfeited last year by financier, Jho Low - a central figure in the 1MDB scandal - in a Los Angeles federal settlement.

Malaysia: Graft Trial Highlights Influence of Ex-Premier’s Wife
February 06, 2020

Malaysia: Graft Trial Highlights Influence of Ex-Premier’s Wife

By Associated Press
A top prosecutor said she wielded considerable influence over her husband, former Prime Minister Najib Razak, due to her “overbearing nature."

Malaysia 1MDB Scandal: Recordings Deepen Najib Scrutiny
January 09, 2020

Malaysia 1MDB Scandal: Recordings Deepen Najib Scrutiny

By Associated Press
The audio recordings could mark a new blow to the former premier.

Malaysian Judge Postpones 2nd Corruption Trial for Former PM Najib
August 20, 2019

Malaysian Judge Postpones 2nd Corruption Trial for Former PM Najib

By Associated Press
The delay will allow the first trial involving Najib, also linked to the 1MDB scandal, to finish before the next begins.
Malaysia Charges 17 Goldman Sachs Executives Over 1MDB Scandal
August 09, 2019

Malaysia Charges 17 Goldman Sachs Executives Over 1MDB Scandal

By Associated Press
The current and former directors are charged with helping raid billions from the state development fund.

Movie Producer Charged in Malaysia’s 1MDB Scandal
July 05, 2019

Movie Producer Charged in Malaysia’s 1MDB Scandal

By Associated Press
The producer and stepson of Malaysia’s ex-prime minister Najib Razak is just one of several individuals that has been implicated,

The Future of a ‘New Malaysia’
April 19, 2019

The Future of a ‘New Malaysia’

By Luke Hunt
A conversation with renowed Malaysian journalist Leslie Lopez.

Najib Scandal Links in Focus with Ex-Sabah Chief Minister Charges
March 12, 2019

Najib Scandal Links in Focus with Ex-Sabah Chief Minister Charges

By Luke Hunt
The charges against Musa Aman announced last week are just part of the ongoing scrutiny around Najib and his allies in a New Malaysia.
Thailand’s Golden Opportunity to Lead
January 26, 2019

Thailand’s Golden Opportunity to Lead

By Pechnipa Dominique Lam
Thailand’s chairmanship of ASEAN is an opportunity for the government to counter troubling trends.

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