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Malaysia ex-PM fails in media gag bid ahead of graft trial

Aug 10, 2018

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has failed to win a court order barring the media from discussing the merits of corruption charges against him ahead of the start of his trial on Feb. 12.

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Malaysia's Mahathir to visit China for talks on projects

Jul 6, 2018

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir to visit Beijing to renegotiate terms of China-backed projects worth over $22 billion

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Chinese firm told to suspend $20B Malaysia rail project

Jul 4, 2018

Government tells Chinese firm to suspend $20 bln Malaysia rail project

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Ex-Malaysia leader's arrest part of a swift fall from grace

Jul 3, 2018

Just two months ago, Najib Razak was a towering figure in Malaysian politics and literally beyond the law, but that cloak of privilege and impunity was lifted with his arrest Tuesday by anti-graft officials.

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Malaysia seeks sharp cuts in $20 bln China-backed rail link

Jul 3, 2018

Malaysia's government says a massive China-backed rail link project is only viable with a "drastic" price reduction by the Chinese contractor as the actual cost of the venture is $20 billion

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Malaysia investigates marriage of man to 11-year-old girl

Jul 2, 2018

Malaysia's deputy prime minister says authorities are investigating the marriage between an 11-year-old Thai girl and a 41-year-old Malaysian Muslim, including elements of possible "sexual grooming" in the case

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Malaysia names new central bank governor

Jun 22, 2018

Malaysia has named an experienced former central bank official, Nor Shamsiah Mohamad Yunus, as the new central bank governor

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Malaysia's central bank governor quits amid land deal furor

Jun 6, 2018

Malaysia's central bank governor has become the latest senior official to resign just a month after national elections amid a corruption probe of the former government that appointed them.

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Wife of ex-Malaysia PM questioned, new graft scandal unfolds

Jun 5, 2018

Wife of former Malaysian PM questioned by anti-graft agency over alleged theft and money-laundering at 1MDB state investment fund, as lawyers said they had quit representing the couple

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Malaysia says over 350,000 cars yet to change Takata airbags

Jun 5, 2018

Malaysia transport minister to oversee Takata air bag recalls after data show more than 350,000 car owners have not yet responded

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