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Malaysian in 1MDB scandal denies wrongdoing after U.S. charges

Nov 02, 2018 - 2:42 PM

Low Taek Jho, commonly known as Jho Low, is still at large. His current whereabouts are unknown, although reports have suggested he is in China.

CONTROVERSIAL. This file photo taken on September 22, 2015 shows a Malaysian woman walking past a billboard with the 1 Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) logo at the funds flagship Tun Razak Exchange construction site in Kuala Lumpur. File photo by Manan Vatsyayana/AFP

Malaysia government accused of gerrymandering

Sep 22, 2016 - 5:39 PM

The Election Commission whose members are picked by the government says it intends to reorganize boundaries in 112 parliamentary seats – about half the national total – as well as 445 of the 576 state seats

NAJIB RAZAK. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak signs a welcoming book at Government House in Bangkok on September 9, 2016. Photo by Lillian Suwanrumpha/POOL / AFP

Malaysia PM claims party's support despite mounting scandal

May 11, 2015 - 8:56 PM

Pressure on Najib Razak mounts over allegations of fraud and embezzlement at a debt ridden state owned investment company that he launched and still oversees

AIRLINE TRACKING. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak presents a keynote address at The National Transformation Programme (NTP) Annual Report 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 12 May 2014. Shamshahrin Shamsudin/EPA