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Malaysia set to begin biggest 1MDB trial involving ex-PM Najib

16 Aug 2019

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's former prime minister, Najib Razak, on Monday faces the biggest of five trials linked to a multi-billion-dollar scam at state fund 1MDB, although lawyers are seeking a delay to allow time for the completion of a previous trial.

Malaysian police say no foul play in Irish girl's death

15 Aug 2019

SEREMBAN, Malaysia Malaysian police on Thursday ruled out abduction as a motive in the disappearance of an Irish girl found dead near a jungle stream after a 10-day search, saying they had found no signs pointing to foul play. | Video

Malaysian ministers say Indian Islamic preacher should be expelled

14 Aug 2019

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's cabinet discussed the permanent residency of Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik on Wednesday, with three ministers demanding his expulsion for allegedly making racially sensitive remarks in the multi-ethnic nation.

Malaysian police find body of Irish girl missing from jungle resort

13 Aug 2019

SEREMBAN, Malaysia Police on Tuesday found the unclothed body of an Irish teenager who went missing from a jungle resort in Malaysia 10 days ago, though it was not yet clear what caused her death. | Video

Exclusive: In blow to Singapore's expansion, Malaysia bans sea sand exports

03 Jul 2019

SINGAPORE/KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia, Singapore's biggest source for sea sand, has banned the export of the commodity, according to officials in Kuala Lumpur, a move that traders said could complicate the island-state's ambitious expansion plans on reclaimed land.

Malaysia aims to recover about $5 billion in 1MDB-linked assets

21 Jun 2019

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia is looking to recover about $5 billion (£3.9 billion) worth of foreign assets linked to state fund 1MDB, set up in 2009 by then prime minister Najib Razak and the subject of money laundering probes, an anti-graft official said on Friday.

Malaysia's first-quarter growth pace surprises, but central bank warns of risks

16 May 2019

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's economy grew faster than expected in the first quarter supported by a recovery in the agriculture sector, but weakening global demand and the U.S.-China trade war are seen raising risks for Southeast Asia's third-largest economy.

Malaysia's hopes of economic revival under Mahathir fade

10 May 2019

KUALA LUMPUR A year ago, Malaysian land surveyor Muhammad Nur Aliff had high hopes that a shock election victory by 93-year-old Mahathir Mohamad could be the catalyst for reform and revival in a country hobbled by sky-high public debt and corruption.

Ex-Goldman Sachs banker Ng pleads not guilty to 1MDB charges

07 May 2019

(The story was refiled to correct the nationality of Ng in paragraph 3)

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