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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.
Malaysian Prosecutors Drop Second High-profile Graft Case 
June 09, 2020

Malaysian Prosecutors Drop Second High-profile Graft Case 

By Associated Press
Musa Aman’s acquittal comes less than a month after prosecutors dropped money laundering charges against Riza Aziz.

Malaysia: Anti-Corruption Chief Quits After Pakatan Harapan’s Fall
March 06, 2020

Malaysia: Anti-Corruption Chief Quits After Pakatan Harapan’s Fall

By Associated Press
She is the second top official to quit following the breakup of the reformist ruling alliance.

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 Ex-PM Najib Ordered to Enter Defense in 1MDB Case
November 11, 2019

Malaysian Ex-PM Najib Ordered to Enter Defense in 1MDB Case

By Associated Press
Defense lawyers said Najib was shocked he wasn’t acquitted.

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,

Malaysia’s Defense Corruption Challenge in the Spotlight
June 18, 2019

Malaysia’s Defense Corruption Challenge in the Spotlight

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The case of the missing helicopters is back in the headlines.

Scandal Rocks New Malaysia
June 13, 2019

Scandal Rocks New Malaysia

By Erin Cook
A sex scandal that erupted this week is just the latest issue that has confronted the new government.
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.

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