Najib Razak

Wife of former Malaysian PM Najib Razak sued over jewellery worth $14.8m

A luxury Lebanese jewellery company is suing former Malaysian first lady Rosmah Mansor, demanding she return 44 pieces of jewellery worthUS$14.8million.<p>Rosmah allegedly received the consignment of jewellery, which includes a tiara and diamond necklaces, on May 22, according to lawyers representing …

World News

Najib Razak settles remaining RM500,000 bail

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak on Monday (Jul 9) paid up the remaining half of his RM1 million (US$248,000) bail.<p>Najib …

Economic Development

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Charged With Corruption

Najib Razak pleaded not guilty to corruption charges related to allegations of embezzling public money.<p>On Wednesday, former Malaysian Prime Minister …

Corruption

‘I am not perfect, I am only human’: Najib Razak releases pre-recorded message following arrest

KUALA LUMPUR: “I am not perfect, I am only human. However, please believe that these accusations levelled against me and my family are not true,” …

Asia

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak arrested

Asia

BREAKING: Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak arrested

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was arrested on Tuesday, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, following an investigation …

Malaysia

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak Arrested For Corruption

"The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission took Tan Sri Najib Razak at 3:10 pm to Putrajaya MACC building. They came in three to four unmarked cars," …

Economic Development

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak arrested, to be charged on Wednesday over 1MDB scandal

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak was arrested on Tuesday afternoon (Jul 3) in relation to the probe into SRC International, …

Asia

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak charged with corruption in $681 million scandal, pleads not guilty

Attorney General Tommy Thomas told the court that bail, if granted to Razak, should be set at RM 1 million.<p>A court in Malaysia’s Capital Kuala Lumpur …

Corruption

The potential 'political implications' of the 1MDB probe

Former Prime Minister Najib Razak is expected to "engage" the media to say his piece, says Wong Chen, a member of parliament in Malaysia.

Najib Razak

Malaysia's Former Leader Najib Pleads Not Guilty to 1MDB Charges – Bloomberg

Malaysia's Former Leader Najib Pleads Not Guilty to 1MDB Charges<p>Malaysia's Former Leader Najib Pleads Not Guilty to 1MDB Charges<p>Malaysia's Former …

Economic Development

Malaysia’s Najib Razak faces ‘20 years in jail’ as court date arrives | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

Malaysia’s disgraced former prime minister Najib Razak, who is to be charged in court on Wednesday in connection with the multibillion-dollar …

Asia

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak arrested in 1MDB scandal: WSJ

Najib Razak, Malaysia's former prime minister, was arrested in connection with multibillion-dollar financial scandal surrounding troubled state …

Economic Development

Malaysia’s Najib Razak pleads 'not guilty' to breach of trust and abuse of power

What we’re seeing here is in keeping with the government’s election promises, Adib Zalkapli, senior associate at Vriens & Partners told CNBC.

Asia

Former Malaysia Premier Najib Razak Arrested Amid Probe Into Missing Money From State Fund

His houses have been searched as part of the investigation into 1MDB.<p>KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian anti-corruption agents arrested former Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday following a probe into how money went missing from a state fund he founded almost a decade ago and he was expected to …

Economic Development

Malaysia: Ex-PM Najib Razak given bail after pleading not guilty

Court also orders Najib to surrender his passports as he faces trial for alleged link to disappearance of billions of dollars from state investment fund.<p>Najib Razak, Malaysia's former prime minister, has pleaded not guilty to corruption charges in connection with the disappearance of billions of …

Asia Pacific

Is the trial of Najib Razak a political vendetta?

Malaysia's former Prime Minister denies corruption connected to the 1MDB scandal.<p>Najib Razak was Malaysia's Prime Minister until two months ago.<p>Now he's a political outcast, trying to avoid being sent to prison for 20 years.<p>Najib's the first person to appear in court in connection with the 1-MDB …

Asia Pacific

$273 Million Worth of Luxury Goods Seized in 1MDB Raids

Malaysian police say they seized about $273 million worth of luxury goods in raids linked to former Prime Minister Najib Razak …

Luxury Lifestyle

Najib Razak raid nets $370 million worth of cash, jewellery, handbags and watches in 1MDB probe

It took three days, six counting machines and 22 officials from the central bank to total the amount of cash seized in a raid of homes linked to …

Economic Development

Police seize $370 million linked to ex-Malaysia PM

Malaysian police say the value of cash, jewellery, hundreds of watches and handbags seized from properties linked to former Prime Minister Najib …

Money Laundering

Cash, luxury items seized from ex-Malaysian PM Najib's residences valued at over S$300m

KUALA LUMPUR - Items seized from six premises linked to Malaysia's ousted prime minister Najib Razak as part of the 1Malaysia Development Berhad …

Asia

Mahathir steps up 1MDB probe against Najib

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad wants to charge his predecessor Najib Razak with embezzlement and bribery<p>June 26, 2018<p>Footage by Reuters. …

Economic Development

Malaysia Siapkan Dakwaan Berlapis untuk Najib Razak

Economic Development

Former Malaysian PM may face corruption charges | Reuters.com

Malaysian authorities are considering charging former prime minister Najib Razak with money laundering and misappropriation of property, a source familiar with the matter said.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View Transcript<p>Malaysian authorities are considering charging former prime minister Najib Razak with …

Corruption

Malaysia's Najib may face charges of money laundering | Reuters.com

Malaysian authorities are considering charging former prime minister Najib Razak with money laundering and misappropriation of property, a source familiar with the matter said. Julian Satterthwaite reports.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View Transcript<p>Malaysian authorities are considering charging former prime …

Asia

Malaysian police raid Putrajaya home linked to ex-premier Najib Razak

PUTRAJAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Plainclothes police officers are raiding a house in Malaysia's administrative capital Putrajaya, as part of …

Economic Development

U.S. ramps up 1MDB investigation: sources | Reuters.com

U.S. investigators have picked up the pace on their probe into the 1MDB sovereign wealth fund set up by former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and are exchanging more evidence with Malaysian authorities since Najib lost last month's election, three sources with direct knowledge of the probe …

Asia

What Mahathir's election victory means for Malaysia | South China Morning Post

Mahathir Mohamad has led an opposition coalition to unseat incumbent prime minister Najib Razak and end the Barisan Nasional (BN) party’s …

Asia

Najib Razak withdraws second defamation suit related to 1MDB

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak on Monday (May 28) withdrew a three-year-old defamation suit against Member of Parliament …

Asia

Malaysia: Police find $28 million in ex-PM Najib Razak's homes and handbags

Former leader Najib Razak has been embroiled in a massive corruption scandal, though he denies wrongdoing. His party has said that the money found by …

Economic Development