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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 Counts the Costs of Its 1MDB Scandal
July 10, 2018

Malaysia Counts the Costs of Its 1MDB Scandal

By Luke Hunt
The new government's pursuit of justice is just beginning.
Malaysia Silences 1MDB Whistleblower in Blow to Rights
November 17, 2016

Malaysia Silences 1MDB Whistleblower in Blow to Rights

By Luke Hunt
The sentencing of an opposition politician is just the latest attempt to cover up a deepening 1MDB scandal.

US Lawsuit Against Malaysia's 1MDB: Who Is 'Official 1'?
July 29, 2016

US Lawsuit Against Malaysia's 1MDB: Who Is 'Official 1'?

By Mong Palatino
The clues point to only one person.

Malaysia Broadens Media Crackdown As Political Scandal Worsens
March 02, 2016

Malaysia Broadens Media Crackdown As Political Scandal Worsens

By Mong Palatino
Internet freedom suffers as Najib's embattled government tries to fight off the deepening 1MDB scandal.

Is Malaysia Sliding Toward Dictatorship?
March 01, 2016

Is Malaysia Sliding Toward Dictatorship?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A look at how the rhetoric compares to reality.

Malaysia A ‘New Dictatorship’ Under Najib: Ex-Deputy Prime Minister
February 28, 2016

Malaysia A ‘New Dictatorship’ Under Najib: Ex-Deputy Prime Minister

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Muhyiddin Yassin warns of the rise of a new dictatorship and the collapse of democratic institutions in the country.
Malaysia After the Scandal
February 01, 2016

Malaysia After the Scandal

By Cristina Maza
The 1MDB scandal has drawn attention to corruption in Malaysia, but is it enough to spark reform?

Interview: Mahathir Mohamad
October 07, 2015

Interview: Mahathir Mohamad

By Joyce Lee
“A leader must be concerned about the country, not about himself.”

Interview: Malaysia's Politics Amid the 1MDB Scandal
August 28, 2015

Interview: Malaysia's Politics Amid the 1MDB Scandal

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The Diplomat talks with Bridget Welsh about Malaysia’s corruption scandal and its implications for the country.

What's Behind Malaysia's Pile of Missing Money?
July 15, 2015

What's Behind Malaysia's Pile of Missing Money?

By Luke Hunt
A financial scandal implicating Malaysia's prime minister has gripped the country.
Malaysians Braced for Election and its Aftermath
May 01, 2013

Malaysians Braced for Election and its Aftermath

Beleaguered Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is expected to prevail at the polls. What happens next is anyone’s guess.

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