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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.

Former Malaysian PM Najib to go on trial next year

Former Malaysian PM Najib to go on trial next year

Najib Razak and his wife, Rosmah Mansor, have been barred from leaving the country after his decade in power ended in a shock election defeat in May.

Indonesia to hand over yacht linked to 1MDB to Malaysia

Indonesia to hand over yacht linked to 1MDB to Malaysia

Indonesia has agreed to hand over to Malaysia a $250 million luxury yacht it impounded in Bali earlier this year in connection with a corruption scandal at a Malaysian state fund, Indonesian authorities said on Saturday.

Switzerland investigates six for suspected bribery: 1MDB probe

Switzerland investigates six for suspected bribery: 1MDB probe

1Malaysia Development Berhad, or 1MDB as it is known, is at the centre of money laundering investigations in at least six countries.

Malaysia's Najib pleads not guilty to charges in 1MDB graft probe

Malaysia's Najib pleads not guilty to charges in 1MDB graft probe

Malaysia's former prime minister, Najib Razak, on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to abuse of power and other charges arising from an investigation into a scandal-plagued state fund ...