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Former Malaysian PM Najib takes stand in 1MDB scandal-linked trial

Former Malaysian PM Najib takes stand in 1MDB scandal-linked trial

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak took to the witness box for the first time on Tuesday to defend himself on criminal charges linked to a multibillion-dollar scandal

Malaysian court tells former PM Najib to defend himself in 1MDB linked case

Malaysian court tells former PM Najib to defend himself in 1MDB linked case

Malaysia's Former Prime Minister Najib Razak will have to defend himself against allegations of abuse of power and money laundering in the misappropriation of RM42 million ...

Luxury mansion linked to Malaysia's 1MDB fund scandal to be sold

Luxury mansion linked to Malaysia's 1MDB fund scandal to be sold

US prosecutors are seeking to sell a $39-million Los Angeles mansion allegedly bought by fugitive Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho with money stolen from a state fund, court filings showed.

Malaysia court postpones ex-PM Najib's corruption trial pending appeal

Malaysia court postpones ex-PM Najib's corruption trial pending appeal

A Malaysian court on Monday postponed the corruption trial of former prime minister Najib Razak over charges related to a multibillion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB pending an appeal, his lawyer said.

Malaysia probes claim China offered to bail out 1MDB

Malaysia probes claim China offered to bail out 1MDB

Malaysia said Tuesday it was investigating claims China offered to help bail out scandal-hit state fund 1MDB and get foreign probes into the controversy dropped in return for securing infrastructure deals.

Malaysia charges Goldman Sachs, ex-bankers in 1MDB probe

Malaysia charges Goldman Sachs, ex-bankers in 1MDB probe

Malaysia on Monday filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two of the US bank's former employees in connection with an investigation into suspected corruption and money laundering ...

Malaysia says former PM Najib's office ordered changes to 1MDB audit report

Malaysia says former PM Najib's office ordered changes to 1MDB audit report

The office of former Malaysian premier Najib Razak ordered changes to a 2016 audit report of scandal-plagued state fund 1MDB, including removing mention of financier Low Taek Jho's presence ...

Singapore lawmaker blasts Facebook over refusal to take down "false" post

Singapore lawmaker blasts Facebook over refusal to take down "false" post

A Singapore lawmaker hit out at Facebook on Tuesday, saying it had reneged on a promise to help rein in fake news and calling for tougher regulations, which the social media firm has cautioned against.

Malaysia ex-PM, allies to face corruption charges

Malaysia ex-PM, allies to face corruption charges

Malaysia's former leader Najib Razak and two of his allies will face corruption charges Thursday, as authorities target a growing list of figures linked to the scandal-plagued old regime.

1MDB scandal: Malaysia ex-PM hit with 25 new charges

1MDB scandal: Malaysia ex-PM hit with 25 new charges

Najib Razak pleaded not guilty to all counts, which represented the most serious in a string of charges he has faced over the alleged looting of state fund 1MDB.

Former Malaysian PM Najib arrested in 1MDB case

Former Malaysian PM Najib arrested in 1MDB case

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will face charges of abusing his position and graft related to money allegedly siphoned off from state fund 1MDB.

Malaysia seeks financier's jet linked to 1MDB scandal

Malaysia seeks financier's jet linked to 1MDB scandal

Authorities in Malaysia and the United States are investigating how billions of dollars went missing from 1MDB.