Malaysia enhances anti-corruption campaign World

Malaysia enhances anti-corruption campaign

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on July 10 required that his Cabinet members declare their wealth and refuse gifts of more value than perishable food and flowers.
Malaysia hunts for key figure in 1MDB scandal World

Malaysia hunts for key figure in 1MDB scandal

Malaysian police said on July 10 they had asked Macau authorities of China to detain Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho, a key figure in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal.
Malaysia arrests former Prime Minister Najib Razak World

Malaysia arrests former Prime Minister Najib Razak

Malaysian authorities arrested their former Prime Minister Najib Razak on July 3, and they are set to charge him for his involvement at the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) in the loss of billions of US dollars the following day.
Malaysia’s top judges step down World

Malaysia’s top judges step down

Malaysia’s top judges – Chief Justice Raus Sharif and Court of Appeal President Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin – have resigned from their posts.
Malaysia seeks to arrest figures related to 1MDB case World

Malaysia seeks to arrest figures related to 1MDB case

Malaysia on June 7 issued an arrest warrant against financier Low Taek Jho, also known as Jho Low, to question him over involvement in a graft scandal at state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), according to international media.
Malaysian PM vows to cut public debt, downsize government World

Malaysian PM vows to cut public debt, downsize government

Malaysia’s new Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has announced that salaries of cabinet ministers will be cut in a bid to control spending as the government is facing a high-level public debt that now exceeds 1 trillion ringgit (around 251.5 billion USD).
Malaysia’s debt at alarming rate World

Malaysia’s debt at alarming rate

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said the country’s debt has reached an alarming 1 trillion RM (252 billion USD), the New Straits Times reported.
Malaysia sets up committee for 1MDB probe World

Malaysia sets up committee for 1MDB probe

Malaysia has set up a special committee to probe matters relating to the state fund 1Malayia Development Berhad (1MDB), announced the country’s Council of Eminent Persons on May 17.