Thousands rally against Malaysian leader Najib; 15 detained

/ Nov 19, 2016

Thousands rally against Malaysian leader Najib; 15 detained

Thousands of yellow-shirt protesters rallied Saturday in downtown Kuala Lumpur seeking Prime Minister Najib Razak’s resignation over a financial scandal, undeterred by a police ban and the arrest of 15 activists. Police barricaded key roads in downtown Kuala Lumpur and put water-cannon trucks on ...

Malaysia abuzz as old foes Mahathir, Anwar join hands

/ Sep 6, 2016

Malaysia abuzz as old foes Mahathir, Anwar join hands

Bitter foes Mahathir Mohamad and his estranged protege Anwar Ibrahim met for the first time in 18 years Monday, underscoring shifting political alliances caused by a corruption scandal plaguing Malaysia’s current leader. Mahathir inflamed social media with a show of support at a court ...

Malaysian opposition leader charged with corruption

/ Jun 30, 2016

Malaysian opposition leader charged with corruption

A vocal critic of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was charged with corruption on Thursday in a further blow to the divided opposition, which alleged that the case was politically motivated. Lim Guan Eng, who has repeatedly demanded that Najib explain a massive financial ...