Najib Razak

April 3, 2019
April 3, 2019

Malaysia ex-PM Najib goes on trial over 1MDB scandal

Malaysia's disgraced ex-leader Najib Razak pleads not guilty to all charges against him as he went on trial today over a multi-billion-dollar fraud, almost a year after his shock election loss.

February 2, 2019
February 2, 2019

Mahathir unfazed by Najib's popularity on social media

Dr Mahathir Mohamad is unperturbed by the sudden popularity of his predecessor Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on social media.

September 21, 2018
September 21, 2018

Ex-PM hit with 25 new charges

Malaysian prosecutors yesterday charged former Prime Minister Najib Razak with 21 counts of money laundering and four counts of abuse of power over hundreds of millions of dollars received in his personal bank account.

September 20, 2018
September 20, 2018

Malaysia ex-PM arrested

Malaysia's toppled leader Najib Razak was arrested yesterday and will be charged over allegations that $628 million linked to state investment fund 1MDB ended up in his personal bank accounts, officials said.

July 7, 2018
July 7, 2018

Bank accounts of Najib’s children frozen

A day after Najib Razak’s daughter complained about having her personal bank account frozen, three other children of the former prime minister are also said to have suffered a similar fate.

July 4, 2018
July 4, 2018

Najib says he is innocent, has chance to clear his name

Malaysia's former prime minister, Najib Razak, says he is innocent and has a chance to clear his name, hours after being charged with offences including abuse of power.

July 4, 2018
July 4, 2018

Malaysian officials reveal just how much 1MDB probe was obstructed

The government of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak spent years systematically obstructing probes into the alleged looting of state fund 1MDB, while also ruthlessly muzzling critics, according to current and former government officials.

July 4, 2018
July 4, 2018

Najib's trial: Interim gag order against the media granted

The Malaysian High Court has granted an interim gag order against the media from discussing merits of the case of Najib Razak.

July 4, 2018
July 4, 2018

Ex-Malaysian PM Najib charged with corruption

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was charged in court Wednesday with criminal breach of trust and corruption, two months after a multibillion-dollar graft scandal at a state investment fund led to his shock election defeat.

May 23, 2018
May 23, 2018

Ousted Malaysian govt accused of covering up scandal at state fund

The government of ousted Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak deceived parliament over the finances of state fund 1MDB and suppressed an investigation by intimidating and purging anti-corruption agents, officials say.