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Malaysian ex-PM Najib charged with money-laundering

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak was hit with new charges Wednesday linked to a multi-billion-dollar financial scandal that contributed to his shock election defeat in May. Appearing at a court in Kuala Lumpur,…

Malaysia’s Mahathir named opposition PM candidate

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's veteran ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad was named as the opposition's prime ministerial candidate Sunday as a bruising election battle looms against scandal-plagued premier Najib Razak and his long-ruling coalition.…

Malaysia ship carrying Rohingya aid departs for Myanmar

KUALA LUMPUR: A  Malaysian ship carrying food, clothes and medical supplies departed for Myanmar on Friday which Prime Minster Najib Razak said would be used to ease the suffering of the Muslim Rohingya. A fourth-month military crackdown…

Malaysia enthrones new king in lavish ceremony

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia on Tuesday installed its 15th king, Sultan Muhammad V, a relatively youthful monarch known for his fondness for four-wheel driving and other extreme sports. In a ceremony steeped in pomp and centuries of tradition,…