Malaysia ex-PM Najib goes on trial

Malaysia's disgraced ex-leader Najib Razak pleaded not guilty to all charges against him as he went on trial Wednesday over a multi-billion-dollar fraud, almost a year after his shock election loss.

4 April 2019

Toppled Malaysian leader's 1MDB trial delayed

Former Malaysian premier Najib Razak's trial over a massive financial scandal that contributed to his government's downfall was postponed Monday, in a blow to slow-moving efforts to bring the disgraced politician to justice.

12 February 2019

Malaysia's ex-PM Najib to go on trial this week

Malaysia's toppled leader Najib Razak will go on trial this week over an extraordinary financial scandal that contributed to the downfall of his long-ruling coalition which has reverberated around the world.

11 February 2019

Did China offer to bail out Malaysia’s 1MDB?

Malaysia said Tuesday it was investigating alleged 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.

9 January 2019

Malaysia charges Goldman over 1MDB scandal

Malaysia has filed criminal charges Monday against Goldman Sachs and two of its former employees over the alleged theft of billions of dollars, heaping fresh pressure on the Wall Street titan over the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal.

18 December 2018

Wife of ex-Malaysian PM arrested

Rosmah Mansor, the flamboyant wife of Malaysia's former prime minister, was arrested Wednesday by the country's anti-graft agency over a multi-billion-dollar scandal that helped to bring down the last government.

4 October 2018

Malaysia ex-PM hit with 25 new charges

Malaysia's ex-leader Najib Razak was hit with 25 new charges of money laundering and abuse of power linked to the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) mega-scandal Thursday, including allegations hundreds of millions of dollars were transferred to his pe

21 September 2018

US denies role in Equanimity transfer to Malaysia

The United States (US) Justice Department reiterated it wasn’t involved in turning over Low Taek Jho’s US$250 million super yacht to Malaysia from Indonesia as the fugitive financier vowed not to submit to any jurisdiction where his guilt had been prede

19 August 2018