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Najib’s government cracks down on freedom of speech, in wake of 1MDB scandal

A senior Malaysian journalist who quit his job at a leading newspaper said Prime Minister Najib Razak’s government has cracked down on freedom of speech as it tries to limit the fallout from a graft scandal surrounding a state investment

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Najib’s 1MDB mess continues to entangle Malaysia

..Prime Minister Najib’s 1MDB mess is wrapping its tentacles around an entire nation. The unpredictable ways in which it threatens to drag Southeast Asia’s third-biggest economy under, like some massive vampire squid, can be seen in Putrajaya’s balance sheet. Could

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Najib Razak 1MDB scandal: Swiss approve dissolution of scandal-hit bank

Switzerland’s financial regulators have agreed to the takeover and dissolution of BSI Bank, which has been linked to a global money-laundering scandal at Malaysia’s 1MDB state fund. The Swiss supervisor FINMA accused merchant bank BSI of “serious breaches” of money-laundering

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NAJIB’S CORRUPTION SCANDALS BLOW UP IN LONDON, UK LEADERS GRILLED FOR HOSTING HIM

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1MDB “relying entirely on Malaysian government” to cover debts

“[Najib] can no longer remain silent on this matter, this is the single largest default by any government subsidiary ever in the history of Malaysia,” says opposition MP Tony Pua as the world watches 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) bring the

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Malaysia Prime Minister’s Confidant Had Central Role at Troubled 1MDB Fund

In March 2013, a young Malaysian financier sent a heads-up to an employee at a Kuala Lumpur bank that “681 American pies” would soon be arriving from overseas. The sender, Jho Low, emphasized the need for secrecy, according to a

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WSJ’s 1MDB story finalist for Pulitzer

As for WSJ, 10 articles written by journalists Tom Wright, Bradley Hope, Simon Clark Mia Lamar and James Hookway on 1MDB from June 18 to December 28, 2015 were on joint nomination for “masterful reporting that exposed corruption at the

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