Najib Razak, Malaysia’s former prime minister. Photo: Bloomberg

1MDB scandal: Najib Razak offered projects to Beijing in exchange for help to resolve debt, says former aide at trial

  • Amhari Efendi Nazaruddin said he and Jho Low attended a meeting with a Chinese state-owned group to discuss projects that could help Najib resolve the 1MDB debt
  • The East Coast Rail Link, a gas pipeline and high-speed rail were among the state projects discussed at the meeting, Amhari told the High Court
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Najib Razak, Malaysia’s former prime minister. Photo: Bloomberg
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Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak. Photo: Reuters

1MDB scandal: prosecution will show Najib Razak ‘acted as one’ with Jho Low to loot state fund

  • Investigators say some US$4.5 billion dollars was looted in total from 1MDB, a sovereign wealth fund Najib founded soon after he became Malaysia’s PM
  • The current trial – the second of five – involves 25 of the 42 total charges against Najib, focusing on multibillion-dollar bond sales and acquisitions
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Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak. Photo: Reuters
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