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 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.
1Malaysia Development Berhad, or 1MDB as it is known, is at the centre of money laundering investigations in at least six countries.
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 ...
The United Malays National Organisation (Umno) has governed the country for more than 60 years.
Authorities are investigating Najib as part of their probe into how billions of dollars went missing from state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), which was founded by the former premier.
Mahathir Mohamad told Reuters in an interview that Malaysian investigators already "have an almost perfect case" against the principal suspects who had defrauded 1MDB.
At least six countries, including the United States and Switzerland, are investigating claims that $4.5bn was siphoned out of the fund.
Malaysian police said on Friday that cash worth 114 million ringgit ($28.6 million) and over 400 luxury handbags were seized from several apartments as part of an anti-graft probe ...
A four-party alliance driven by Mahathir and Anwar won the general election last week, ousting the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition for the first time in the history of the Southeast Asian nation.
Campaigning for Malaysia's general election began Saturday with flag-waving supporters hitting the streets, as the scandal-hit government fights to retain power in one of the toughest poll battles ...