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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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Goldman-1MDB Probe Zeroes In on Bond Deals

..As part of an inquiry being examined by a U.S. grand jury, investigators are trying to determine if Goldman’s employees had reason to believe that some of the proceeds from bond deals done for the fund, 1Malaysia Development Bhd., known

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Malaysia exemplifies how corruption drives can fall short in countries with a single political party and weak governing institutions

..Brazil is a country with a genuinely independent and empowered investigator capable of putting the country’s most powerful under a public microscope. Anti-corruption drives can create political chaos in the short-term, but they can benefit the country in the long-term

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Malaysian Bar to debate motion calling on Attorney General Mohamed Apandi to resign

Malaysia’s top legal body, the Malaysian Bar is set to debate on a motion calling for the country’s public prosecutor Mohamed Apandi Ali to step down following a series of controversial decisions involving Prime Minister Najib Razak and state fund

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Malaysia regressing under UMNO’s Najib

ONE of South-East Asia’s richest and hitherto most stable countries, Malaysia ought to be a beacon…Yet under the prime minister, Najib Razak, the country is regressing at alarming speed. Its politics stinks (see article), its economy is in trouble, and

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$1.4 billion reportedly deposited in Malaysia PM Najib Razak’s account

More than US$1 billion ($1.4 billion) was deposited in the bank accounts of Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak – millions more than was previously identified….. The Prime Minister has purged key party members who have questioned the source of the

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Youths lose faith in Najib

..Asia’s top debater Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman and 24 other youths have put their names to a statement rejecting the current leadership. They have also formed a group called “Challenger”, which stands for “Change Led by the Young Generation”

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