Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak fears for safety, seeks police protection

Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak fears for safety, seeks police protection

Posted May 21, 2018 00:04:10 Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak fears for his safety and has asked for police protection, his spokesman says, a day after the ex-leader complained over the conduct of police searching properties for evidence of corruption. Key points: Najib Razak denies all allegations of wrongdoing …

Malaysia’s jailed opposition figure Anwar Ibrahim’s daughter confident of his release

Malaysia’s jailed opposition figure Anwar Ibrahim’s daughter confident of his release

Updated May 11, 2018 21:15:09 Photo: Nurul Izzah Anwar says it is important that any other unfairly detained leaders are also released. (ABC News) The daughter of Malaysia’s jailed opposition figure Anwar Ibrahim is confident her father will be released soon, adding “it’s not easy to trust a former dictator”. …

Malaysia’s Najib Razak, now forced from power, may finally have to answer the tough questions

Malaysia’s Najib Razak, now forced from power, may finally have to answer the tough questions

Posted May 10, 2018 18:59:16 Photo: The $250 million Equanimity boasts a swimming pool, movie theatre and a beauty salon. (Reuters: Antara Foto/Wira Suryantala) Insofar that metaphors are needed to illustrate the graft and sleaze that accompanied the reign of Najib Razak, it is hard to see much beyond the …

Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad finds unlikely ally in Anwar Ibrahim for shock election win

Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad finds unlikely ally in Anwar Ibrahim for shock election win

Posted May 10, 2018 17:34:36 Photo: Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad once had Anwar Ibrahim jailed, now they’re forming an unlikely political alliance with a succession plan. (Reuters) Related Story: Malaysia’s Mahathir declares ‘urgency’ to be sworn in today amid raised doubts Almost as extraordinary as the shock election result in …