Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, centre, at the high court in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: EPA

Najib’s corruption trials in Malaysia hinge on knowledge of 1MDB funds in his account

  • His defence said prosecutors have not shown evidence that the former prime minister had a ‘corrupt intent’ to take the money found in his account
  • The case will serve as a key test of Malaysia’s ability to get to the bottom of the 1MDB scandal and bring those responsible to justice
Topic |   Malaysia 1MDB scandal

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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, centre, at the high court in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: EPA
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The superyacht Tranquility, earlier known as the Equanimity, is currently owned by resorts operator Genting Malaysia Bhd which bought it from the Malaysian government in April for US$126 million. Photo: Camper & Nicholsons

Superyacht at heart of Malaysia’s 1MDB scandal is for sale again … for a much bigger price tag

  • The superyacht is among assets allegedly bought by fugitive financier Low Taek Jho and his associates with money taken from 1MDB, US and Malaysian investigators have said
  • The vessel is being sold for US$200 million, an increase of more than US$70 million on its previous price tag
Topic |   Malaysia 1MDB scandal

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The superyacht Tranquility, earlier known as the Equanimity, is currently owned by resorts operator Genting Malaysia Bhd which bought it from the Malaysian government in April for US$126 million. Photo: Camper & Nicholsons
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