“Let investigations be carried out. I have not had a chance to defend myself,” Najib Razak said.
His houses have been searched as part of the investigation into 1MDB.
A hashtag is mobilizing hundreds to vote in the Malaysian elections, but the bots are out in force too.
The continuing rise of economic nationalism is perhaps the biggest threat to cross-border trade, investment and lending in
The key determinant of the success of the fifth Bersih rally, then, depends on the decision citizens make when weighing the
Islamic law is already enforced in some capacity in the more conservative parts of the country, where, for example, religious
The 1MDB scandal alleges stolen billions were diverted into jets, mansions and The Wolf Of Wall Street.
SINGAPORE -- The Trump-Sanders surge sends a clear signal that Americans are losing faith in their political establishment. In theory, America has a government of the people, by the people and for the people. In practice, it has a government chosen by the people to serve special interests, not their interests.
Najib was no boy scout before the 1MDB scandal, but for many in the U.S. policy community he was at least a credible leader who could get things done. Now it appears that the embattled prime minister is more interested in protecting himself than accomplishing the grand reforms he had promised.
When Obama meets Najib Razak at the ASEAN summit in California, it is time for a new direction in the U.S.-Malaysia relationship. Human rights should return to the fore. Obama must publicly demand the release of prisoners charged with politically motivated crimes. For him to remain silent is tantamount to giving Najib a license to act with impunity.