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

1MDB scandal: Malaysia’s Najib Razak surfs popularity wave as legal battle enters next phase

  • The largest of the ex-Malaysian prime minister’s five criminal trials over his involvement in the multibillion-dollar scandal is set to begin
  • Despite damaging revelations from his first trial, Najib has bounced back in popularity as he insists he is the victim of a political conspiracy
Topic |   Malaysia 1MDB scandal

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Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak arrives at the Kuala Lumpur High Court. Photo: AFP

1MDB scandal: Court in Malaysia postpones former PM Najib’s biggest trial

  • Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak is facing 42 charges of corruption, abuse of power and money laundering in five separate criminal cases
  • The case was postponed to allow his first trial, which started in April, to conclude
Topic |   Malaysia

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