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Joseph Sipalan

Malaysia's ruling coalition stumbles as key ally quits political pact

Jul 30 2020

KUALA LUMPUR The biggest party in Malaysia's ruling coalition withdrew from a political alliance with the prime minister on Thursday, two days after its former leader and premier Najib Razak was sentenced to jail over the multi-billion dollar 1MDB scandal.

Guilty verdict for Malaysia's Najib caps dramatic turn in fortunes

Jul 28 2020

KUALA LUMPUR As a Malaysian judge read out a verdict of guilty on all charges, former prime minister Najib Razak sat silently in the dock at the end of the first of five graft trials linked to scandal-tainted state fund 1MDB. | Video

Guilty verdict for Malaysia's Najib caps dramatic turn in fortunes

Jul 28 2020

KUALA LUMPUR As a Malaysian judge read out a verdict of guilty on all charges, former prime minister Najib Razak sat silently in the dock at the end of the first of five graft trials linked to scandal-tainted state fund 1MDB.

Guilty verdict for Malaysia's Najib caps dramatic turn in fortunes

Jul 28 2020

KUALA LUMPUR As a Malaysian judge read out a verdict of guilty on all charges, former prime minister Najib Razak sat silently in the dock at the end of the first of five graft trials linked to scandal-tainted state fund 1MDB.

NEWSMAKER-Guilty verdict for Malaysia's Najib caps dramatic turn in fortunes

Jul 28 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, July 28 As a Malaysian judge read out a verdict of guilty on all charges, former prime minister Najib Razak sat silently in the dock at the end of the first of five graft trials linked to scandal-tainted state fund 1MDB.

CORRECTED-NEWSMAKER-Guilty verdict for Malaysia's Najib caps dramatic turn in fortunes

Jul 28 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, July 28 As a Malaysian judge read out a verdict of guilty on all charges, former prime minister Najib Razak sat silently in the dock at the end of the first of five graft trials linked to scandal-tainted state fund 1MDB.

Verdict in first 1MDB case packs risk for Malaysian government

Jul 27 2020

KUALA LUMPUR Whichever way the verdict goes on Tuesday in the first 1MDB corruption trial of Malaysia's former leader Najib Razak, the outcome will be fraught with risk for Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, political sources and analysts say.

Goldman to pay Malaysia $3.9 billion over 1MBD scandal, U.S. settlement seen close

Jul 24 2020

By Rozanna Latiff, Joseph Sipalan and Elizabeth Dilts Marshall | Video

Malaysia opposition condemns applying old video law to social media

Jul 23 2020

KUALA LUMPUR A decades-old Malaysian law requiring video or film productions to be licensed before being broadcast extends to social media, a minister said on Thursday, prompting an outcry from the opposition over its implications for freedom of expression.

Malaysia opposition warns of 'chilling effect' of applying old law to social media

Jul 23 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 A decades-old Malaysian law requiring video or film productions to be licensed before being broadcast extends also to social media, a minister said on Thursday, sparking opposition outcry over its implications for freedom of expression.

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