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Trial of the Century in Malaysia as Najib Razak Faces Court

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 and reverberated around the world. The former prime min.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 11th, 2019

Ex-Malaysia Leader Revs Up Image Makeover Before Trial

Malaysia’s former leader Najib Razak faces years in prison over one of the world’s largest corruption scandals, but that isn’t stopping him from trying to get more likes on Facebook before his trial begins......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjFeb 7th, 2019

"A Historic Day" - Former Malaysian PM Appears In Court As 1MDB Corruption Trial Begins

After his lawyers succeeded in delaying the start of the trial by two months, former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak appeared in a Kuala Lumpur courtroom on Wednesday for the first ti.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 3rd, 2019

Malaysian ex-PM Najib arrives in court for graft trial

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has arrived in court for the start of his corruption trial on charges of multibillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 3rd, 2019

Najib Faces Jail in Malaysia

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad moved swiftly against predecessor Najib Razak just days after his shock election win, banning him from leaving the c.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMay 14th, 2018

Malaysia"s 1MDB Scandal: Ex-PM Najib Razak Faces Arrest Soon, Says Successor Mahathir Mohamad

Police seized from his properties 1,400 necklaces, 567 handbags, 23 watches, 2,200 rings, 1,600 brooches and 14 tiaras......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 29th, 2018

Former Malaysia leader in court to face corruption charges

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has arrived at a Kuala Lumpur court house to face charges stemming from a corruption probe, two months after his shock election defeat......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 3rd, 2018

Ex-PM Najib Razak faces new corruption charges in Malaysia

Police and Malaysia's anti-graft agency say detained former Prime Minister Najib Razak will face at least two dozen fresh charges of abuse of power and money laundering over the multimillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 20th, 2018

Wife of former Malaysian leader faces new graft charges

Malaysia's anti-graft agency says the wife of ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak will face new corruption charges, along with two former government officials and a businessman......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 14th, 2018

"Wolf Of Wall Street" Producer Charged With Stealing $248 Million In 1MDB Case

The stepson of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been arrested in Malaysia and is now facing charges of laundering $248 million from 1MDB to finance production of the hit Hollywood film "The W.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 7th, 2019

"Wolf of Wall Street" producer charged with 1MDB money laundering in Malaysia

Malaysia on Friday charged one of the "Wolf of Wall Street" film producers, and stepson of former prime minister Najib Razak, with money laundering, alleging he misappropriated $248 million linked to state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB)......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 4th, 2019

At 92, Former Strongman Joins Jailed Ex-Deputy in Bid to Rule Malaysia

The unlikely leader of the opposition is out to beat Prime Minister Najib Razak, and his plan calls for an awkward detente with a deputy he once had arrested on sodomy charges......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 23rd, 2018

Malaysia"s Ruling Party Sacks Defectors as Election Fight Heats Up

Malaysia’s ruling party said it expelled two of its best-known members and began investigating a third for backing the opposition, a fresh sign that Prime Minister Najib Razak might be facing a tougher-than-expected battle to stay in power......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 5th, 2018

In a historic election, Malaysia’s corrupt prime minister lost to his 92-year-old former mentor who ran on behalf of a man he put in jail

MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak lost Wednesday's election to his former mentor Mahathir Mohamad. Mahathir once fired and jailed Anwar Ibrahim, who was th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 10th, 2018

In a historic election, Malaysia"s allegedly corrupt prime minister lost to his 92-year-old former mentor who ran on behalf of a man he put in jail

MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak lost Wednesday's election to his former mentor Mahathir Mohamad. Mahathir once fired an.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 10th, 2018

Inside Najib"s Circle, Shock and Bewilderment at Malaysia"s Era-Ending Election

The shocking landslide defeat of Malaysia’s ruling coalition—after 61 years in power—exposes outgoing Prime Minister Najib Razak to the revival of the 1MDB corruption-scandal probes he had succeeded in shutting down......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 10th, 2018

Malaysian ETF set to rise after surprise election outcome

The iShares MSCI Malaysia ETF looked set to climb on Thursday as 92-year-old Malaysian politician Dr. Mahathir Mohamad was set to become leader of the country in a stunning upset of incumbent Prime Minister Najib Razak, marking a rebuke.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 10th, 2018

Malaysia"s Ex-Leader Najib Razak Quits Party After Election Loss

Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak resigned as leader of his political party Saturday and promised to abide by a travel ban, as his successor Mahathir Mohamad struggled with factional infighting to assemble a new cabinet......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 12th, 2018

Malaysia"s Ex-Leader Najib Razak Quits Party Post After Election Loss

Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak resigned as leader of his political party and promised to abide by a travel ban, as his successor Mahathir Mohamad struggled with factional infighting to assemble a new cabinet......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 12th, 2018

Malaysia bars ousted PM Najib Razak from leaving country over 1MDB scandal

The order by immigration authorities came minutes after Najib said in a Facebook post that he and his wife, Rosmah Mansor, were taking a week-long holiday overseas.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 12th, 2018

AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes Apologizes for Malaysia Election Video

Malaysia’s best-known businessman, Tony Fernandes, published a video Sunday apologizing for his support of former Prime Minister Najib Razak ahead of last week’s elections loss......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 13th, 2018