Malaysia

Malaysian 1MBD fund investigators to travel to Washington, sources say

Malaysian 1MBD fund investigators to travel to Washington, sources say

Published 10/07/2018

(Reuters) - Malaysian officials investigating a multibillion-dollar corruption scheme linked to a Malaysian state fund and former Prime Minister Najib Razak plan to meet with [more…]

Former Goldman Sachs banker in 1MDB plea talks with U.S.: WSJ

Former Goldman Sachs banker in 1MDB plea talks with U.S.: WSJ

Published 10/07/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS.N) banker is in talks with U.S. prosecutors to potentially plead guilty to criminal charges stemming [more…]

Malaysia mulling task force to probe French submarine deal

Malaysia mulling task force to probe French submarine deal

Published 04/06/2018

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia’s cabinet is discussing setting up a special task force to investigate alleged corruption during the purchase of two French submarines [more…]

Malaysians make record bust of crystal meth, shipped from Myanmar

Malaysians make record bust of crystal meth, shipped from Myanmar

Published 29/05/2018

NILAI, Malaysia (Reuters) - Malaysia has made its largest ever seizure of crystal methamphetamine, officials said on Monday, finding nearly 1.2 tonnes of the drug [more…]

Grab to partner with Maybank for mobile wallet in Malaysia

Grab to partner with Maybank for mobile wallet in Malaysia

Published 21/05/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Ride-hailing firm Grab will partner with Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank), Malaysia’s biggest bank, to drive the usage and adoption of its GrabPay [more…]

Philippines takes ‘appropriate action’ over Chinese bombers in…

Philippines takes ‘appropriate action’ over Chinese bombers in…

Published 21/05/2018

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines expressed “serious concerns” over the presence of China’s strategic bombers in the disputed South China Sea and its foreign ministry [more…]

Malaysia in suspense ahead of Najib’s visit to anti-graft agency

Malaysia in suspense ahead of Najib’s visit to anti-graft agency

Published 21/05/2018

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Amid mounting suspense in Malaysia, former leader Najib Razak is expected to give a statement to an anti-graft agency on Tuesday [more…]

Senior Malaysian adviser says to announce GST strategy in hundred days

Senior Malaysian adviser says to announce GST strategy in hundred days

Published 15/05/2018

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Zeti Akhthar Aziz, a senior adviser to the Malaysian government, said on Tuesday that a strategy for removal of the goods [more…]

Malaysia aviation regulator denies pressure to cancel AirAsia flights

Malaysia aviation regulator denies pressure to cancel AirAsia flights

Published 15/05/2018

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia’s aviation regulator on Tuesday denied it had ordered budget airline AirAsia to cancel extra flights to help voters return home [more…]

Malaysian PM Mahathir says may be prime minister for one-two years

Malaysian PM Mahathir says may be prime minister for one-two years

Published 15/05/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Newly elected Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Tuesday he may remain premier for up to two years and will play [more…]