Tag: Najib Abdul Razak

Former Trump fundraiser charged with illicit lobbying on 1MDB, China

A former leading fundraiser for President Donald Trump has been indicted on a charge that he illegally lobbied the US government to drop its...

China denies harbouring alleged 1MDB mastermind

China denied Thursday it was harbouring a fugitive financier wanted over the massive 1MDB corruption scandal, after Malaysian police said he was hiding in...

Malaysian ex-PM Najib sentenced to 12 years over 1MDB scandal

by M. Jegathesan / Patrick Lee Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak was sentenced Tuesday to 12 years in jail on corruption charges linked to the...

Malaysian ex-PM Najib guilty on all charges in first 1MDB trial

by M. Jegathesan / Patrick Lee Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak was found guilty Tuesday of corruption over the multi-billion-dollar 1MDB scandal that cost him...

Malaysia ex-PM Najib’s first 1MDB trial nears end

Malaysia's disgraced ex-leader Najib Razak had no knowledge of multi-million-dollar transfers into his accounts linked to the 1MDB scandal, his lawyers insisted Monday, as...

Hollywood producer ‘ready to testify’ against Malaysia ex-PM

A producer of Hollywood hit "The Wolf of Wall Street" is willing to testify against his step-father, Malaysia's disgraced ex-leader Najib Razak, over a...

US announces $49m settlement in Malaysia 1MDB scandal

US authorities have reached a deal to recover another $49 million in assets bought with money looted from Malaysia's 1MDB state investment fund and...

Malaysia recovers $322 million in stolen 1MDB money: govt

Malaysia has recovered $322 million stolen from the scandal-hit sovereign wealth fund 1MDB, officials said Tuesday -- a fraction of the more than $4.5...

On Double Eleven, a former prime minister’s blue ocean bubble bursts in Malaysia

The second week of November 2019 will probably be remembered as a major milestone week in Malaysian history. A former head of the government...

Malaysia’s Triumvirate of Prime Ministers and a tried, tested and testy successor

Although Malaysia is a constitutional monarchy and the Malaysian King enjoys the highest respect and the deep affection of the people it is the...