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2016/10/06 | Malaysiakini

Malaysia's Corruption Watchdog Seizes Cars, Cash, Handbags in Record Bust

In the corruption agency's biggest haul, US$12.8 million was seized from a Sabah company director and his deputy. Authorities also confiscated nine luxury cars and some 94 handbags from the wives of the suspects.

2016/10/05 | Malaysiakini

Quizzed by Parliament, Australian Bank Denies 1MDB Link

ANZ, one of Australia's biggest banks, holds 25 percent of Ambank, the Malaysian bank U.S. investigators said was used to channel part of the funds allegedly siphoned from 1MDB.

2016/10/02 | Malaysiakini

Malaysia Corporate Governance Ranking Drops Due to 1MDB

Malaysia's corporate governance score has tanked due to a major political corruption scandal.

2016/09/28 | Malaysiakini

Malaysian Taxi Drivers Protest Uber, Grab

Popular ride-sharing apps like Uber continue to cause headaches for taxi drivers and lawmakers in Asia.

2016/09/26 | Malaysiakini

New Book Coming on Malaysia's Corruption Scandal

A new book promises to shed light on the Malaysian scandal that has reached American shores.

2016/09/22 | Malaysiakini

Report: Robert De Niro Linked to Malaysia Corruption Lawsuits in US

'I'm aware of it, but I don't give a s**t': De Niro on his link to Malaysia's corruption scandal.

2016/09/20 | Malaysiakini

Former Journalist Arrested for Islam Tweet in Malaysia

A former journalist was arrested for allegedly insulting Islam on Twitter.

2016/09/10 | Malaysiakini

M’sia, Thailand Agree to Study KL-Bangkok High Speed Rail

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak says the HSR will advance the economies and people-to-people relations between the two countries.

2016/08/29 | Malaysiakini

Namewee: Don’t Go After Taiwanese Band

MV controversy: 'If you want to hold someone responsible, then let it be me alone.'

2016/08/29 | Malaysiakini

Malaysians Worried About Economy and Security, Poll Shows

While Malaysians have great pride, a recent poll shows that some issues remain a source of apprehension.

2016/08/25 | Malaysiakini

Philippine Islamist Militants Behead Hostage

ISIS-linked Islamist militants have beheaded another hostage in the southern Philippines.

2016/08/23 | Malaysiakini

Indonesia Fears Repeat of Catastrophic Blazes as Forest Fires Start

Six Indonesian provinces have issued emergency alerts over forest fires. Last year’s fires ravaged 2.6 million hectares and left more than 500,000 people sick.

2016/08/22 | Malaysiakini

Clinton Campaign Denies Malaysia Link in DiCaprio Fundraiser Cancellation

A Clinton campaign spokesperson said that any suggestion connecting DiCaprio dropping out of the fundraiser with Malaysia's 1MDB scandal would be completely false.

2016/08/20 | Malaysiakini

Under Pressure, Malaysian PM Beats Patriotic Drum

Under pressure over an international corruption scandal, Malaysia's PM looks for a patriotism drive at home.

2016/08/17 | Malaysiakini

Cambodian Maids Claim Fatal Abuses at Malaysian Immigration Center

Fresh claims have emerged of serious human rights abuses at Malaysia’s notorious Juru detention center.

2016/08/10 | Malaysiakini

PetroSaudi Whistleblower Justo Gets Thai Royal Pardon

The pardon for a well-known whistleblower could see him become a star witness in the numerous investigations into Malaysian corruption being carried out around the world, commentators say.

2016/08/09 | Malaysiakini

Malaysian Actor Boycotts Film Festival Over Awards Segregation

A well-known Malaysian actor and filmmaker is protesting racial segregation at a major film awards.