Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak - updates

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Malaysia financier faces new charges in 1MDB scandal

Dec 05, 2018 - 5:05 PM

Fugitive Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho, commonly known as Jho Low, faces new charges of laundering more than $1.0 billion, in a massive corruption scandal surrounding state fund 1MDB

MORE CHARGES. A motorist rides past a hoarding at the construction site of the 1 Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) flagship Tun Razak Exchange in Kuala Lumpur on July 8, 2015. File photo by Manan Vatsayana/AFP

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, June 8, 2018

Jun 08, 2018 - 11:00 AM

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Friday

MARITIME DISPUTE. A ship of the China Coast Guard near Scarborough Shoal, September 3, 2016. File photo from the Philippine Department of National Defense

Malaysia's central bank chief latest to fall as 1MDB probes accelerate

Jun 06, 2018 - 6:56 PM

(UPDATED) Muhammad Ibrahim is the latest leading public figure to either quit or be forced from his post after the return to power of Mahathir Mohamad

CONTROVERSIAL. Rosmah Mansor (left), wife of the former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak, arrives to give a statement at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission headquarters in Putrajaya, outside Kuala Lumpur on June 5, 2018. Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP

Malaysia's troubled 1MDB fund defaults on bonds

Apr 26, 2016 - 6:35 PM

1MDB s house of cards has all but collapsed says opposition lawmaker Tony Pua

(FILES) This file photo taken on September 22, 2015 shows a Malaysian woman walking past a billboard with the 1 Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) logo at the funds flagship Tun Razak Exchange construction site in Kuala Lumpur.  Troubled Malaysian state fund 1MDB said it had defaulted on $1.75 billion in company bonds after missing an interest payment, heightening fears of a market-rattling bailout of the scandal-hit company. / AFP PHOTO / MANAN VATSYAYANA

As first anniversary looms, MH17 families demand justice

Jul 11, 2015 - 1:56 PM

It s Ramadan and we feel the sadness

DAY OF MOURNING. A young boy lights a candle in commemoration of the victims of Malaysia Airlines plane accident in eastern Ukraine in front of the Dutch embassy in Kiev, Ukraine on July 17, 2014. Photo by Roman Pilipey/EPA

Malaysia forms Eastern Sabah Security Command

Mar 31, 2013 - 4:20 PM

The security command will be activated on April 1 following the appointment of Sabah Immigration Director Datuk Mohammad Mentek as its head

Malaysian soldiers man a security check point in Semporna, the new area where the stand-off with Sulu gunmen in Simunul village on the Malaysian island of Borneo on March 3, 2013. AFP PHOTO

Standoff 'wake-up call' for Malaysia - PM

Mar 13, 2013 - 4:05 PM

Securing the porous border of eastern Sabah is a huge challenge for Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak says

WAKE-UP CALL. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak visited Lahud Datu to inspect the security operations against Kiram's men. Photo from Najib's account on Instragram