Mahathir expects Najib charges soon 

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says he expects charges against former premier Najib Razak soon over the alleged embezzlement of 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB)...

Mahathir opens S’pore water dispute 

The price Singapore pays for water is "ridiculous" and Malaysia will try to renegotiate the 100-year supply deal, according to the new reforming prime...

Palm-oil price plummets

Malaysian palm-oil futures fell for a fourth straight day this week, hitting a two-year low, as weak sentiment persisted due to concerns about a...

Malaysia reopens 2006 murder probe

Malaysia’s police have confirmed they are reopening the murder probe into Mongolian model Altantuya Shaariibuu. Altantuya's father, Setev Shaariibuu, called for the case to be...

1MDB charges expected in months: PM

Malaysia is hoping to make its first arrest linked to the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) sovereign wealth fund within months and is looking to...

EU palm-oil ban hits Asean 

Since coming to office, Malaysia’s new prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has been impressively active, regardless of the fact that he is the world’s oldest...

More 1MDB scandals to come: Lim 

Malaysia intends to recover all stolen assets from the scandal-ridden 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) sovereign wealth fund, according to the new finance minister, who...

Mahathir demands TPP review 

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has questioned the Trans-Pacific Partnership, claiming that smaller participants are at a disadvantage. The 92-year-old said the trade pact, which...

Warrant issued for 1MDB suspect

Scandal-ridden Malaysian financier Jho Taek Low has instructed his lawyers to contact the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (Macc), which is seeking his input into the...

Central bank boss goes over 1MDB deal 

The 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal has forced the resignation of Malaysia’s central bank governor as the new coalition government steps up its investigation...

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