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Malaysia scraps multibillion dollar China-backed rail project

Business Jan 27, 2019

Malaysia scraps multibillion dollar China-backed rail project

A multibillion dollar China-backed rail project in Malaysia has been scrapped, government officials said Saturday, adding that the cost of building it was too high. Malaysia has in recent months suspended several major projects signed under the country's previous scandal-plagued regime, in a bid to ...

Asia Pacific Jun 29, 2018

Malaysia freezes bank accounts of Najib's party in 1MDB probe

Malaysia's anti-graft agency has frozen bank accounts of the political party once led by former premier Najib Razak as part of its probe into beleaguered state fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd, media reported on Friday. Najib's United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) is believed to have received ...